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Poetic Voice - Vaughan Gunson

Poetic Voice - Vaughan Gunson

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  • Sun 5 Jan ’14, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Mon 6 Jan ’14, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Tue 7 Jan ’14, 9:00am – 4:00pm


Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei



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  • 3 day course: $260.00

By utilising a range of individual and collaborative writing exercises participants will develop a collection of writings in their own poetic voice.

The group will cover key aspects of contemporary poetry and poems by important New Zealand and international poets will be discussed and critiqued through reading poetry and listening to audio performances.

Vaughan Gunson is a published poet, publisher, editor and has over 10 years experience tutoring, will lead the group through fun and intensive exercises to produce finished poems, a selection of which will be included in a publication at the end of the Summer Do – participants will each receive copies of the publication.

The Summer Do Art School is the longest running mixed media art school in New Zealand and is proudly planned and hosted by the Quarry Arts Centre. Poetic voice with tutor Vaughan Gunson is one of the 10 courses being held during the 2014 Summer Do.

The Summer Do provides professional art courses lead by tutors who stand out in their field of practice. Within the Summer Do are up to ten 7, 4 and 3 days courses covering a variety of media and disciplines. Participants are invited to join us by enrolling in a Summer Do course taking the opportunity to learn something new or perfect existing techniques in a stimulating fun encouraging environment.

The Summer Do also includes informal tutor talks, which are open to the public, the Summer Do Tutors Exhibition in the Yvonne Rust Gallery and an assortment of relaxed evening activities.

The Summer Do runs from 9am Sunday 5th to 4.30 Saturday the 11th January 2013, courses scheduled within that. The Quarry Arts Centre provides a inspirational creative environment just minutes from central Whangarei at 21 Selwyn Ave.

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