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Dispossessed: A Night of Decolonial Storytelling & Poetry

  • Bankstown Arts Centre 5 Olympic Parade Bankstown, NSW, 2200 Australia (map)

Dispossessed: A Night of Decolonial Storytelling & Poetry

Sydney, NSW


Come witness the healing power of poetry as black and brown voices take to the stage.

Featuring an incredible lineup from different corners of the world, headlined by our international guest, Palestinian-American poet and activist Remi Kanazi. You don't want to miss this!


This event is run in solidarity with the global Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement which supports the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and for justice, dignity, and human rights.

All proceeds from the night will go to Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance (WAR) to help do our part in supporting Aboriginal resistance and revival.


Doors open at 6.30pm. Event starts at 7pm sharp.

TICKETS: Payments at the door can be made with cash or card.

  • free entry for First Nations

  • $10 - student/unwaged

  • $20 - solidarity price

Refreshments including Palestinian sweets provided by #KnafehIsLife

This event is supported by BDS Australia, Bankstown Youth Development Service, and Click, Ink (home to Bankstown Poetry Slam).


We would like to acknowledge this event takes place on the land of the Darug People, whose customs and culture have nurtured this land since time immemorial, and will continue to do so forever more. We pay respects to elders past, present, and future. This land is, was, and always will be Aboriginal land.

Thursday 1 August 2019, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Venue: Bankstown Arts Centre, 5 Olympic Parade, Bankstown NSW

Event details at FACEBOOK EVENT

Hosted by Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) and BDS Australia.

[Note: this is not an AFOPA-organised event; AFOPA takes no responsibility or liability for this event.]

Earlier Event: 26 July
AFOPA Quiz Night
Later Event: 7 August
Palestine Talks - August Session