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Black Rhymes Aboriginal Poetry Night


14 October 2022, 6:30pm8:00pm
BookingsBookings required
Location Conversation Quarter
State Library Victoria

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Registered attendees will receive an email shortly detailing the cancellation.

This evening event provides a space for First Nations voices to speak their poetic and political truths, platforming poetry around Aboriginal mental health and healing. Curated and hosted by Evelyn Araluen, Black Rhymes’ central collective of performers will appear with guest poets on the night. 

Black Rhymes Aboriginal Poetry Night began in 2016 in Redfern, Sydney and featured local and visiting Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and Indigenous talent. Black Rhymes aims to create a community space for poetry and empowerment.

Enjoy a drink from our bar, which will be open before, during and after the event. 

Please note: this event will be Auslan interpreted.

This event is part of 2022 The Big Anxiety Festival and is co-presented by RMIT Culture, UNSW and State Library Victoria.

About The Big Anxiety

The Big Anxiety brings together creative thinkers  including artists, scientists, health and community workers, and people with lived experience — to re-imagine mental health care for the 21st century.