Anis Mojgani in Performance

Anis Mojgani in Performance

Saturday 19 March 2016, 7:00pm—8:30pm

We are delighted to welcome back Anis Mojgani, performance poet, and his 'fiercely hopeful word arias'.

Anis surprised and enthralled audiences at the 2014 WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival, gathering followers throughout the festival and selling out his final performance and all of his books. Now you have another chance to catch him.

Presented in partnership with the 2016 New Zealand Festival Writers Week and Golden Dawn Auckland.

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Anis Mojgani is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion, winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam, and multiple-time TEDx Speaker.

Pulling inspiration from his Black and Iranian heritage, his childhood memories, his worldview, love, and existence, Anis takes seemingly commonplace subject matter and sculpts inspiration from them. Weaving dream-like tales that dip into imaginative imagery, Anis's poems make the ordinary almost surreal and, through jolts of wide-eyed writing and striking honesty, make that which is fantastical remarkably relatable. Both innocent and heartbreaking, introspective and curious, the humanity his work carries causes listeners to remember and experience a childhood that is not their own but feels like it was.

All ages - Tickets - $20, under 18 - $15 (select option under ticket category)

Anis Mojgani also appears at the Wunderbar, Lyttelton on Thursday 17 March at 8pm

Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Christchurch, New Zealand

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Canterbury