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TRANS-METAPHORIA:
BLACK POETICS

Mixed Meanings:
Spoken Word, Rap, Lyrics, Slanguage

August 16 2001, Sonar, Vancouver BC

Presented by Mannafest, Mother Tongue Media & Spectrum Entertainment, Trans-Metaphoria was a trans- continental, live poetic and musical happening. It featured writers and performers from Vancouver Canada, London England and Brooklyn U.S. on a hot August night in 2001. With Vanessa Richards, Tanya Evanson, Wayde Compton, Kia Kadiri, Ndidi Cascade, Troy Jackson and special guest Rha Goddess (NYC); DJ's Mr Rumble and Denise Galay; Visuals by Jan Wade and Heng Ou.


TRANS-METAPHORIA:
POETICS
WORKSHOPS
Canadian artists sharing skills, love and commitment to the Word
August 11&18 2001
SFU Harbour Centre Vancouver BC

POETIC ALCHEMY
Mannafest Artistic Director and Poet Vanessa Richards shared techniques for turning words into art.
PERFORMING POETRY
Poetry for performance in a supportive and experimental creative laboratory with Mannafest.
SELF-PUBLISHING
Tanya Evanson  of Mother Tongue Media offered insights and advice on publishing poetry at the independent level.



 Mother Tongue Media