Program

The inaugural Boundless was held at Bankstown Arts Centre on Saturday 28 October 2017. The next festival will be held in 2019.

Boundless 2017

Boundless 2017 was made-up of a powerful lineup of local and interstate names, including established writers alongside young and emerging voices.The program gave space to writing in many forms, highlighting the work and words of playwrights, authors, journalists, screenwriters, performance poets, and interdisciplinary practitioners.

Listen back to some of the sessions from Boundless 2017.

Boundless Plains
With Hani Abdile, Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Hoa Pham, Liza-Mare Syron (convenor) and Markus Zusak.


 

Deadly & Hectic
With Evelyn Araluen, Maryam Azam, Louisa Badayal, Winnie Dunn, Emma Hicks, Shirley Le, Oscar Monaghan, and Stephen Pham.

 

Shaping The Horizon
With Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Julie Koh, Peter Polites, Ellen van Neerven, and Benjamin Law.

 

Who’s Writing The Stage
With Andrea James, Sheila Pham, Disapol Savetsila, and Aanisa Vylet.

 

Download a PDF of the Boundless 2017 program

TIME THEATRE REHEARSAL 1 REHEARSAL 2 STUDIO 3
9:30 Doors open
10:00

} ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY {

With Jennifer Newman.

} BOUNDLESS PLAINS {

With Hani Abdile, Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Hoa Pham, Liza-Mare Syron (convenor) and Markus Zusak. Presented by NSW Writers’ Centre.

10:30
11:00
11:30

} DEADLY AND HECTIC {

With Evelyn Araluen, Maryam Azam, Louisa Badayala, Winnie Dunn, Emma Hicks, Shirley Le, Oscar Monaghan, and Stephen Pham. Presented by Sweatshop.

} ROOT AND BRANCH {

With Felix Cross. Presented by BYDS.

12:00
12:30

} GetSmART: PUBLISHING {

With Chren Byng, Ivor Indyk, Robert Watkins, and Jennifer Wong (convenor). Presented by Bankstown Arts Centre and NSW Writers’ Centre.

} WRITING YOUR ORIGIN STORY {

Workshop (10-12yrs) with Wai Chim. Presented by WestWords.

13:00

} WHAT NEEDS TO BE SAID {

With Sarah Ayoub, Helen Chebatte, Roanna Gonsalves and Irini Savvides (convenor). Presented by WestWords.

13:30

} SHAPING THE HORIZON {

With Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Julie Koh, Peter Polites, Ellen van Neerven, and Benjamin Law (convenvor). Presented by NSW Writers’ Centre.

} CURIOUSWORKS FILM SCREENINGS {

14:00

} FROM POTENTIAL TO PUBLISHABLE {

Workshop (16-18yrs) with Sarah Ayoub. Presented by WestWords.

14:30

} WHO’S WRITING WHO ON STAGE {

With Andrea James, Sheila Pham (convenor), Disapol Savetsila, and Aanisa Vylet. Curated by Sheila Pham and presented by NSW Writers’ Centre.

} WRITING WITH COMMUNITY AND WITH POWER {

With Miranda Aguilar, Guido Gonzalez, Daisy Montalvo, S. Shakthidharan (convenor), and Shawn Spina. Presented by CuriousWorks.

15:00
15:30

} ALL IN THE FAMILY {

With Cathy Craigie, Mireille Juchau, Benjamin Law, Omar Sakr, and Jennifer Wong (chair). Presented by NSW Writers’ Centre.

} CURIOUSWORKS FILM SCREENINGS {

} HOW TO BE A PROFESSIONAL WRITER {

Workshop with Juliet Rogers. Presented by the Australian Society of Authors.

16:00
16:30

} THE LOCALS: WRITING THE WEST {

With Maryam Azam, Bee Cruse, Winnie Dunn, Shivanjani Lal, Stephen Pham, and Anjali Roberts. Presented by Urban Theatre Projects.

17:00
17:30
18:00
18:30

} BANKSTOWN POETRY SLAM {

With Luka Lesson.

19:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00

 

 

 

GALLERY

Trans Scribe

Bankstown Arts Centre presents a multimedia exhibition of poetry, scripts and other writings by students from Bankstown Public School and Bankstown Girls High School. Including transcribed interviews from the Stories of Strength project by local young people. A partnership between Bankstown Arts Centre, BYDS, and Sydney Story Factory.

FOYER
Better Read Than Dead

Bookstore open throughout the day. Authors will be available to sign their books.

 

Contact NSW Writers' Centre                 02 9555 9757                 events@nswwc.org.au