7 January 2005

Victorian Writers Centre and Heide MOMA events

On Thursday, 13 January, 6.30 for 7pm, the VWC and Heide MOMA present

POETRY, ART & LIFE AT HEIDE

Celebrate the synthesis of art, literature and life at the Heide Museum of Modern Art -- enjoy a glass of wine, the exhibition 'Art & Life at Heide' and performances celebrating Heide's literary associations.

Dr Janine Burke (author of Australian Gothic and The Heart Garden) will introduce the evening; Barry Dickins will talk about Charles Blackman, the schoolgirl paintings and the poetry of John Shaw Neilson; Shelton Lea will read the poetry of Barrett Reid, as well as his own poetry; and Ronn Morris will read some of Ern Malley's poetry, as well as some of her own in
response.

Heide I, 7 Templestowe St, Bulleen
Adult $20, VWC/Heide members & concession $15 -- includes refreshments & exhibition entry
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Call Heide on 9850 1500

*** ALSO -- the VWC's Summer Writing School is happening from Monday 17-Friday 21 January ... every day features a different discipline, and Friday is POETRY DAY, featuring:

What Makes This a Poem? -- 3hr workshop with Kristin Henry
The Joy of Form -- 3hr workshop with Myron Lysenko
Working as a Poet -- 2hr seminar and performance with Myron and alicia sometimes

For details, call the Centre on 9654 9068.

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