Adaptation - Imagining Literature into Art


Anna Spiro + Anne-Marie Te Whiu + David Stavanger

Cinema B, GoMA

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Anna Spiro

Anna Spiro

Anna Spiro is the Director and Head Interior Designer at Anna Spiro Design, with over 20 year’s experience in the design industry. She is known for her inherent ability to create unique, comfortable and awe-inspiring environments that people want to linger in. Anna is the founder of 'Anna Spiro Textiles' alongside her brother Sam Spiro and has recently been announced as an Audi Australia brand ambassador. Anna’s work has been featured in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, various issues of Vogue Living, Belle Magazine and the highly ac- claimed Andrew Martin Interior Design Awards yearly publication. She has an excellent reputation within the industry and has worked on many residential and numerous commercial projects throughout Australia. Featuring traditional elements such as antiques is of paramount importance to Anna. She believes strong, classic features keep spaces from becoming tired and dated. She also uses a beautiful curated mix of fabrics, artwork and found objects to create spaces that have interest, soul and enduring style. Anna throws herself 110% into each and every project she undertakes, no matter the size. She works tirelessly to create places that are unique and interesting for each and every client and aims to go above and beyond their expectations.
Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu (Te Rarawa) is a poet, editor, weaver, festival director and currently holds a Senior Project Manager position at Red Room Poetry. In 2019 she co-edited Solid Air, Australia and New Zealand Spoken Word anthology. She has edited Tony Birch’s forthcoming poetry collection Whisper Songs. Between 2015-2017 she was co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival. Her poems and essays have appeared in Cordite, Te Whē Journal, Australian Poetry, Sport, Rabbit and Ora Nui amongst others.

David Stavanger

David Stavanger

David Stavanger is a poet, performer, cultural producer, editor and lapsed psychologist living on unceded Dharawal land. His first full-length poetry collection The Special (UQP, 2014) was awarded the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize and the Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize. David co-directed Queensland Poetry Festival (2015-2017) and is a Senior Project Manager at Red Room Poetry. He is the co-editor of Australian Poetry Journal 8.2 Spoken, Rabbit 27 Tense and SOLID AIR: Collected Australian & New Zealand Spoken Word (UQP, 2019.) His new collection Case Notes (UWAP, 2020) won the 2021 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Poetry. David is also sometimes known as Green Room-nominated spoken weird artist Ghostboy and helped establish poetry slam in Australia. These days he lives between the stage and the page.

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Bec Mac

Bec Mac

Bec Mac is an Arts Journalist, provocative Performance Artist and Producer, this charismatic, fast thinking, dynamic host never fails to get her story. A regular on ABC Radio, she produces Arts web-series POPSART, 4ZZZ radio’s premiere art show Friday Neon, and the creator the legendary live art show LOVE TV.

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