• Far-famed city of Melbourne, installation view

  • Thursday talks: Far-famed city of Melbourne

    Creative writing responses with Melbourne Masters of Teaching

    Thursday 18 Jul 2013, 1.00- 1.30pm
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    Pat Bruce, Hagan Mathews, Philip Thiel

    Ekphrasis writing and the creative spirit of art and literacy: A collaborative outcome with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education students and the Potter.

    Keenly interested in the creative writing process as a means to understanding our world, and imparting these skill to secondary students, three Melbourne Masters of Teaching students will discuss their practice along a writing workshop at The Potter before reading poems in response to Tim Jones’ sculpture Covert 7 city, 1988.

    Pat Bruce is engaged with songwriting in his spare time, as well as some voluntary journalism, and has been known to dabble in poetry on occasion.

    Hagan Mathews is a musician, writer and teacher in training. He is a former editor of Farrago student magazine and currently works as enrolments and marketing coordinator at Alia College.

    Philip Thiel is a blogger who has worked for the University of Melbourne, Museum Victoria and the Uniting Church.

    No bookings required.

    More about the exhibition here

    More about the Melbourne Masters of Teaching here

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