Artist Residency: Alicia Sometimes (Melbourne City of Literature)

  • DATE

    9-13 June 2021

  • TIME

    12:00 am to 12:00 am

  • AGES

    All ages 13+


    The Portico Library
    57 Mosley St, Manchester, M2 3HY

Alicia Sometimes is an Australian poet, writer and broadcaster. She has performed her spoken word and poetry at many festivals and events around the world. Her poetry collections include Soundtrack and Kissing the Curve, and her poems have been published in Best Australian Poems and Best Australian Science Writing. She is Director and Co-Writer of the art/science planetarium shows, Elemental and Particle/Wave. She is currently a Science Gallery Melbourne ‘Leonardo’ (creative advisor) and is a 2021 City of Melbourne Boyd Garnett recipient. Her TedxUQ talk in 2019 was about the passion of combining art with science.

Alicia has been partnered with the Portico Library as part of the Festival of Libraries, and is planning to write and record new poems during her residency. Alicia will also appear at Manchester Literature Festival in October.

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