Brisbane Program

Girls Write Up Brisbane 2018 Program


Find out more about the artists taking part in GWU Brisbane 2018


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Girls Write Up Brisbane 2017 Program
Registration
8:15 am - 8:45 am
During this time participants will register for the day
8:15 am – 8:45 am

During this time participants will register for the day

Welcome
8:45 am – 9:00 am

Students are welcomed to Girls Write Up as we run through the day's events.

Keynote – Candy Bowers
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Candy is an award-winning theatre-maker, playwright, actor, poet, speaker, activist and producer.
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Candy Bowers

Candy is an award-winning theatre-maker, playwright, actor, poet, speaker, activist and producer. The co-artistic director of Black Honey Company, Candy has pioneered a fierce sub-genre of multidisciplinary hip-hop theatre that produces work that stills hearts and provokes minds.

The Personal is Political
9:30 am - 10:30 am
When a lack of political voice leads to disempowerment, disengagement and disadvantage, personal voices speak up.
Nayuka Gorrie, Yen-Rong Wong, Brodie Lancaster, Emily Maguire

When a lack of political voice leads to disempowerment, disengagement and disadvantage, personal voices speak up. In this panel, three women offer personal testimony on the politics that affect them. These testimonies will be read live and followed by a panel discussion.

Morning Tea Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am
10:30 am – 11:00 am

Workshop – Slam Poetry – Candy Bowers
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Candy Bowers

Students can choose one workshop to attend during this timeslot, each one led by an inspiring creative women.

Workshop – Character – Steph Bowe
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Steph Bowe

Students can choose one workshop to attend during this timeslot, each one led by an inspiring creative women.

Workshop – Writing – Nayuka Gorrie
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nayuka Gorrie

Students can choose one workshop to attend during this timeslot, each one led by an inspiring creative women.

Workshop – Writing From Life – Brodie Lancaster
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Brodie Lancaster

Students can choose one workshop to attend during this timeslot, each one led by an inspiring creative women.

Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Women in Male Spaces
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
When making space for female voices in male-dominated industries, what challenges do women face?
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Claire Christian, Sam George-Allen, Phoebe Hart, Bri Lee

When making space for female voices in male-dominated industries, what challenges do women face? How are they treated differently because of their gender? What ideas would we have missed out on if women weren’t in these spaces? And how can we make the way easier for the women of the future?

Ask Me Anything
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Two of our Girls Write Up speakers will answer some of the anonymous questions posted in the Ask Me Anything box over the course of the day.
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Candy Bowers, Nayuka Gorrie

Two of our Girls Write Up speakers will answer some of the anonymous questions posted in the Ask Me Anything box over the course of the day. This is the chance for audience members to ask questions they’ve always wanted to ask, but never had the opportunity.


Notes

DATE: TBC

VENUE: State Library of Queensland

This event will take place in various locations in the State Library of Queensland. Participants should all arrive in the foyer no later than 8.30 to attend the first session. They will be escorted to workshop venues over the course of the day as required. Each student will have the opportunity to attend one workshop on the day. Workshops are open only to teens – adult ticket holders will remain in the main hall for the duration of the event.