Poetic/Justice: Activism, Aesthetics & Co-Creation for Poets & Storytellers

Note: pre-conference registration is open to the public; you do not need to attend the full re:ROUTES gathering event to participate in the pre-conference. 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
Childsplay - 900 S. Mitchell Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
$15 general / $5 local (AZ resident) - REGISTER HERE

LEAD PARTICIPANTS: Claudia Alick, Executive Producer, Calling Up; Board Co-President, NET. Jonathan Clark (aka Courageous), Executive Support Manager, The Carpetbag Theatre. Marc Pinate, Artistic Director, Borderlands Theater.

This participatory skillshare brings together local, national, youth, and adult poets and storytellers for intergenerational sharing and peer exchange. Facilitated by lead participants from the national NET community—including performance poetry veterans Claudia Alick (digital nomad, currently based in Oakland, CA), Courageous (Knoxville, TN), and Marc Pinate (Tucson, AZ) —the session will include strategies and techniques for: writing from truth; hearing and witnessing; using your work to start conversations and support resistance and liberation movements; and amplifying your impact through co-creation, collaboration, and collective action.

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