Sat., Feb. 29 | East End Arts

Create Poetry using Scrapbooking Techniques @ East End Arts

Poetry is everywhere, you just need to find it! Found Poetry is the literary equivalent of a visual collage: you combine concepts and phrases from multiple media (i.e. newspapers, magazines, books, diary entries, and even to-do lists) to create new “found poems”.
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Create Poetry using Scrapbooking Techniques @ East End Arts

Time & Location

Feb. 29, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
East End Arts, 450 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 2N3, Canada

About the Workshop

Join us at East End Arts to create poetry using scrapbooking techniques!  Poetry is everywhere, you just need to find it! Found Poetry is the literary equivalent of a visual collage: you combine concepts and phrases from multiple media (i.e. newspapers, magazines, books, diary entries, and even to-do lists) to create new “found poems”. This is a class for those who are looking to explore poetry in a new, fun way! Come refashion, reorder, and reframe ordinary texts into creative poems with local poet Hanan Hazime. You will learn how to create poems using a variety of found poetry writing methods including the cut-up technique, erasure, blackout poetry, and the cento. At the end of this 2.5-hour workshop, participants will leave with several “found poem collages” that they can frame into unique pieces of literary art! Participants are welcome to bring any print media that they’d like to pull words and phrases from.

About our Host:

Hanan Hazime is a Lebanese- Canadian multidisciplinary artist, creative writer, community arts educator, and writing instructor living in Toronto. She has a Master of Arts degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. Thanks to an OAC Grant, she is currently working on her first novel.

Accessibility:

This venue has a ramp down to the entrance and an elevator up to the second floor where the Workshop will take place. There are bathrooms on the same floor as the Workshops Space. 

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