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Young Writers School Holiday Program: Slam, Rhythm and Poetry

Bookings required

04 October 2019, 10:00am2:00pm
Booking link below
Location Seminar Room 1
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Explore rap, poetry and performance with Mantra, one of Australia's most respected hip-hop artists.

Mantra will delve into the fundamentals of hip-hop songwriting, slam poetry and spoken word performance, as well as sharing the secrets of his own creative process.


Mantra has been working in both the hip-hop and wider music industries for over a decade, since he began with Melbourne band Illzilla. His chart-topping solo albums have received widespread acclaim, earning him Feature Album of the Week on Triple J other accolades. Mantra devotes much of his creative energy to working with young people, and facilitating hip-hop workshops and mentorship programs for the disadvantaged and at-risk.

A creative collaboration with Writers Victoria