Disrupt, Deconstruct, Decolonise reading and writing workshop with Rashida Murphy

DateJuly 23 2022
Time10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LocationStory LoungeHay St Mall

Join Rashida Murphy for a workshop that explores why writing and reading is never neutral. Participants will interrogate colonial practices and discuss how we can disrupt power imbalances by consciously choosing a decolonising art practice. Participants will be asked to read a couple of short texts prior to the workshop, which will be provided. Come prepared to engage in the discussion and write. This workshop is open to all writers.

Rashida Murphy is a writer living on the lands of Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation in Boorloo/Perth. She is the author of The Historian’s Daughter, published in 2016 by UWA Publishing, and The Bonesetter’s Fee and Other Stories, published by Spineless Wonders in 2021. Her stories, essays and poems have appeared in the Westerly, Cordite Review, Landscapes and Journal as well as in several anthologies, including Of Indian Origin and Feminine Rising. She is currently working on a new novel.

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