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Afro Hub Poetry Slam featuring Ruth Nyaruot Ruach

  • After Dark Level 1, 328 Brunswick Street Fitzroy VIC Australia (map)

Afro Hub invites you to a special poetry slam with shai and black women excellence.

The feature poet for the evening will Ruth Nyaruot Ruach, a South-Sudanese multidisciplinary artist, who uses art to heal, explore her surroundings and create comfort within her blackness.

Ruth's art explores the experiences of being an African of the diaspora although she is strongly influenced by, decolonising language, tone and the cultivation of shared perspectives in place of assimilation.

The MC for the evening is Atong Atem, a South Sudanese writer and visual artist whose reflective writing questions the idea of home, isolation and personal fantasy. Her work has been published in The Lifted Brow, Suburban Review and the Pin.

Accessibility: As the venue is non accessible we will stream the night in its entirety.

Open mic sign-up: Registration will be available at the start of the evening, with priority being given to Bla(c)k poets.

General Admission: $15

Earlier Event: July 17
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Later Event: July 18
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