2010 Arts QLD Poet-in-Residence – Emily XYZ

Internationally-renowned two-voice poet and performance artist, Emily XYZ has been selected as the 2010 Poet-in-Residence.

Hailing from New York, the provocateur commences her residency on 1 July and will embark on a three-month program involving regional tours, one-on-one workshops with Queensland poets and writers, and will culminate in appearances with her performance partner Myers Bartlett at the 14th Queensland Poetry Festival.

For more information and a schedule of events, visit: http://qwc.asn.au/ProgramsProjects/Projects/ArtsQueenslandPoetinResidence.aspx

If you have never witnessed the magic of Emily XYZ & Myers Bartlett, here’s a couple of clips you should most definitely check out on Youtube.

Emily XYZ & Myers Bartlett perform Slot Machine & Frank Sinatra

Emily and Myers blew minds when they were last here in 2006 and I am sure that this residency is going to see some amazing art created.

 

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2 responses to “2010 Arts QLD Poet-in-Residence – Emily XYZ

  1. ho!!! WOW….just watched Slot Machine. !!!!!!!!

  2. Those videos are brilliant. Fantastic she’s coming to Queensland (and even going to visit Bundy). Thanks Graham for the info.

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