The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries have long inspired poets and writers, from George Sand to Rainer Maria Rilke. Ignite your senses with poetic performances that unite these celebrated tapestries. In an exclusive and intimate encounter with the artworks, hear Australian poets perform original work kindled by The Lady and the Unicorn and its sensorium of medieval imagery. Presented by the Art Gallery of NSW, Red Room Poetry and Sydney Writers Festival.
Having grown up in between California and Sydney, it’s not easy to pigeonhole a musician like Mirrah with a melting pot of multicultural influences surging deep through her veins. Mirrah dons multiple hats not only as a musician, but a radio host, poet, rapper, vocalist, dancer and a recent graduate in youth work services. She has featured in multiple music clips for Hip Hop and R&B music’s multi-award winning artists. Mirrah's long anticipated EP LIFE was released in 2016.
Scott Wings (Australian)
Scott Wings is a performance poet, physical theatre practitioner and event host. In 2017 he collaborated on in site-specific performance and live art in Malaysia and Singapore including Food Fight with Chai Vivan; Nightlight with The Haque Centre of Acting and Creativity; and 1 Table 2 Chairs Series with The Theatre Practice. Scott’s work has been presented at The Edinburgh, Adelaide, Perth World and Melbourne Fringe Festivals; Undercover Arts Festival; Melbourne Comedy Festival; and independently in spaces both site-specific and traditional theatres across the world.
Candy Royalle (Australian)
Candy Royalle is one of Australia's most prominent performing writers. She is a multi-award winning storyteller, activist, educator, singer and vulnerability advocate. As a multi-disciplinary artist, she collaborates with film makers, musicians, visual artists, dancers, photographers and others, to bring her work to life.