Yinka Shonibare CBE, The American Library, 2018. Installation view, When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 2019. Photo by Ally Schmaling. © Yinka Shonibare CBE
Writers from Mass Poetry including Jamele Adams, Martha Collins, and Enzo Silon Surin provide basic tools and exercises to get you started composing your own poetry and seeing art on view at the ICA through a new lens. This two-hour workshop will focus on art in the exhibition When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art.
Come prepared to write! The workshop will include group conversation, close looking at works of art, and time to write at least the beginnings of a poem. A chance to share what you’ve written or observed will be provided at the end.
Workshops will be led by the following poets:
Meet in the Poss Family Mediatheque.
Open to all ages and abilities, all materials provided. Note: The October 26 program is geared to family audiences.