Poetry International Poetry International
54th Poetry International Festival Rotterdam
POETRY X UNWANTED WORDS: Open Mic!

POETRY X UNWANTED WORDS: Open Mic!

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Unwanted Words is the first platform for up & coming LGBTQ+ poets and spoken word artists in the Netherlands. They seek to create safer spaces and opportunities for queer connection and growth. They do this through, among other things, their Queer Poetry Nights and Queer & Feminist Poetry Awards. Their care for the queer community and attention for an intersectional approach is why everyone wants to attend their gatherings. During this program Unwanted Words hosts an open mic for which you can sign up as well. Unwanted Words initiator Lui Montes is the moderator. To apply and other details, use this form or check their website or Instagram page. 

Lui Montes (He/They) –@ageoflui– is a queer Mexican spoken word artist based in Rotterdam. Lui’s work explores themes of queer joy, intimacy & spirituality from a decolonial, intersectional lens on identity. He is the founder of Unwanted Words, an award-winning platform for LGBTQ+ poets in The Netherlands. Lui is dedicated to fostering a...

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Unwanted Words is the first platform for up & coming LGBTQ+ poets and spoken word artists in the Netherlands. They seek to create safer spaces and opportunities for queer connection and growth. They do this through, among other things, their Queer Poetry Nights and Queer & Feminist Poetry Awards. Their care for the queer community and attention for an intersectional approach is why everyone wants to attend their gatherings. During this program Unwanted Words hosts an open mic for which you can sign up as well. Unwanted Words initiator Lui Montes is the moderator. To apply and other details, use this form or check their website or Instagram page. 

Lui Montes (He/They) –@ageoflui– is a queer Mexican spoken word artist based in Rotterdam. Lui’s work explores themes of queer joy, intimacy & spirituality from a decolonial, intersectional lens on identity. He is the founder of Unwanted Words, an award-winning platform for LGBTQ+ poets in The Netherlands. Lui is dedicated to fostering and amplifying the voices of marginalized groups and collaborating with other individuals and organizations to continue creating safe(r) spaces for this community. 

Saturday 10, June
LantarenVenster, Foyer Stage
17:00 - 18:00 hours


Pricing

Dayticket Friday or Sunday € 22,50
Dayticket Saturday€ 29,50
Passe-partout € 50,00
Prices do not include service costs of €1.50 per ticket.

50% discounts for RotterdamPas, CJP-pas and Studentscard

Language and duration

Multiple languages, 1 hour

Festival poets

See also

Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Prins Bernhard cultuurfonds
Lira fonds
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère