SpokenArc is where Arc features work from spoken word artists and critical essays on the craft of spoken word. Online, you will mostly find videos and audio poems that cannot be full experienced on the printed page.
Jennifer Alicia is a queer, mixed (Mi’kmaq/Settler) spoken word artist originally from Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland), now residing in Tkaronto, Ontario. She is two time Canadian National Poetry Slam Champion and member of Seeds & Stardust: an Indigenous women’s poetry collective. Jennifer Alicia’s poetry tells stories of love and rage.
SpokenArc is proud to share a new video by Mitchelos, a yuu?u?i??at? (maa-nulth treaty) artist based out of coast salish territories, host of the mixolos mitchtape podcast, and Canadian Festival of Spoken Word’s Rising Voice Poet of Honor 2017.
This video highlights their work using an eerie, moody style that combines with his words and timbre of his voice to create a sense of unease. Make sure you watch right to the end for an added gift from the poet.
Lillian Allen is an internationally-acclaimed writer, dub poet and community activist. In this video she talks about the new BFA in Creative Writing at เล่นสล็อตฟรีในเว็บไซต์OCAD University, which has a strong focus on Spoken Word Poetry.