Storytelling with both sides of the brain

Artist writing poetry in a journal

Join an inclusive, de-colonial, multimodal and holistic writing workshop with Janelle Da Silva exploring both sides of your brain to access and tell your stories.

About the poet

Janelle Da Silva (they/she) is an interdisciplinary artist, racial literacy educator, birth worker and scholar. Her work has featured internationally and nationally on television networks, stages, festivals, radio stations, podcasts, and films since the mid-90s.

They are currently occupying a long-term residency at Brunswick Town Hall with Twosixty: Seat At The Table creating, producing, and performing decolonising public arts events whilst completing a Masters in Art Therapy and a Grad Cert in Aboriginal Studies.

Their TED Talk (Feb 2020) combines storytelling and spoken word poetry to explore how race, racism and privilege informs her experience as a non-Indigenous Australian.


  • Tuesday, 17 May 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Mungga Artist Studios @ Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub, 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe 3079  View Map

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