For ‘Portable Magic’ (16th March – 27th March), we will have two visiting authors that will come to the school and deliver workshops to students.
Please see below for information and dates.
Zohab Zee Khan – Tuesday 17th March
(Slam Poetry Boot camp – Helping students to write and perform their own poetry)
Zohab Zee Khan is nomadic spoken word artist, originally hailing from Wagga Wagga NSW. He is the founding director of Zee Poetics, an organisation that aims to inspire a new generation of poets through performance based workshops. Zohab won the APS NSW Slam in 2012. He has also recently won the title of the 2014 Australian Poetry Slam Champion!
If you would like to see Zohab performing a poem, you can click the following link.
Damon Young – Monday 23rd March
(Workshop for IB students combining philosophy and exercise)
Dr Damon Young is a philosopher and writer. He is the author of Distraction, Philosophy in the Garden, and the recently published How to Think About Exercise. His books have been published in Australia and abroad, and translated into various languages, including Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Turkish, and Korean.
Damon is also the author of two children’s books: My Nanna is a Ninja and My Pop is a Pirate. He recently won the AAP media prize for his work as a public intellectual.
Update from: Mr. Gary Cairns, Head of English.