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Sunday, June 17 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ars Poetica: culture, politics and poetry

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‘Ars Poetica’ is a movement which initiated a new wave of Mizrahi poetry for the masses, combining readings with Middle Eastern haflot (parties). It has been described as ‘both the best party in town and the most significant cultural phenomenon in Israel today’. Join Adi, one of Israel's most talented and up-and-coming poets, to explore the poetry project and its impact on Israeli culture, as well as issues of social hierarchy and identity in poetry.

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Adi Keissar

Poet & Founder of Ars Poetica
Adi is an Israeli poet of Yemenite descent and the founder of the popular Ars Poetica, a project which initiated a new wave of Mizrahi poetry in the form of readings combined with Middle Eastern music and dancing. Adi received the Bernstein Literary Award for her first book Black... Read More →

Sunday June 17, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm AEST