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Workshop: “A Snake is not a Symbol”

Presented by Amanda Joy at Mattie Furphy House, Swanbourne

Using James Hillman’s essay “A Snake is Not a Symbol” as a centering point, participants will be guided through ways of reconfiguring their associations with various lifeforms to reawaken astonishment and wonder over their ‘presences’Within this workshop we will look at examples in the work of John Ryan, Robert Hass, Judith Beveridge, Nina Cassian, Robert Adamson, Basho and others.We will aim to produce at least one piece of writing each and develop some new techniques of looking and transcribing by the conclusion of the workshop.Members $20/ Non members $25.

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