Poetry Slam & Open Mic @ Griffith Library
Griffith City Library, in partnership with Western Riverina Arts and the Booranga Writers’ Centre presents a POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC NIGHT with special guest performer and 2014 Australian Poetry Slam Competition Champion Zohab Zee Khan on Thursday 20 July at 5:30pm at Griffith City Library.
Zohab Khan is an educator, spoken word poet, motivational speaker, didgeridoo player, musician and hip-hop artist. Since 2006, Zohab has been building a formidable career in spoken word poetry, culminating in taking out the title of the Australian Poetry Slam Champion in 2014. In 2014 he was also a finalist in the International Poetry Slam in Madrid.
Zohab’s words have taken him to stages across Western Europe, South East Asia, China, Pakistan, and the Middle East. As an educator, Zohab’s poetry and self development workshops are in high demand and he has conducted over a thousand workshops in institutions worldwide. His workshops aim to inspire change and confidence in young people through spoken word poetry and brain hacks. With the incorporation of self-development techniques, spoken-word poetry becomes not just a platform for self-expression but also one to inspire change and increase productivity.
As a 4th generation Australian of Pakistani heritage and having been raised in rural NSW, Zohab has channelled his distinct life experiences into stories with the intent to educate. Zohab confronts a range of social justice issues from racism to gender inequality and socio-economic disparities. Zohab’s high energy and powerful words have left countless inspired.
For further information about Zohab and his work, visit his website.
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