When We Talk About BodiesSun 1 Sep, 1pm
RMIT Kaleide Theatre
‘The human body is the best work of art,’ wrote Jess C Scott. We critique our own, scrutinise others, but how often do we reflect on the temple that houses our souls? Featuring Krissy Kneen, Jack Latimore, Caro Llewellyn and Rita Therese.
Nude photographs will be shown during the performance.
Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of memoir, fiction and poetry. She won the Thomas Shapcott Award and was shortlisted for The Stella Prize. She has written and directed broadcast documentaries for SBS and ABC. Wintering is her latest novel.
Jack Latimore is a columnist with Guardian Australia and a Senior Editor for NITV News Online. He is a former daily editor of IndigenousX.
Caro Llewellyn is the author of three previous works of nonfiction. She is the former director of Sydney Writers' Festival, PEN World Voices (NYC) and Festival des Éctivains du Monde (Paris). She is currently a director at Museums Victoria. Diving into Glass is her first work of autobiography.
Rita Therese is a writer and sex worker from Melbourne. She has self-published a series of zines about sex work, and is currently writing her memoir with Allen and Unwin.
Sista Zai Zanda is a storyteller, educator, and curator. As founder and host of the Pan Afrikan Poets Cafe, a matinée of beats and performance, Sista Zai has spoiled audiences in Sydney and Melbourne with over 100 performances by First Nations and Afro-descended creatives. She is a recipient of a Sidney Neilma Literary Travel Grant.