Word Travels has presented international multi-slam champions, Anis Mojgani & Buddy Wakefield.
Two of the world’s mightiest wordsmiths has rocked the stage with verbal voodoo and howling cadences in a night of spoken word that rivals Def Poetry Jam.
Supported by Footscray Arts Centre and Going Down Swinging
ANIS MOJGANI is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion and winner of the International World Poetry Slam. Anis has been nominated for a US National Book Award and performed for audiences as varied as the House of Blues and the United Nations. His work has appeared on HBO and his viral videos “Shake the Dust” and “Direct Orders” have sent poetry tremors across the net.
Thanks to Anis Mojgani for these amazing shows!
Check out his performance at The Basement on the 23rd of August:
BUDDY WAKEFIELD is also a two-time US and World Slam champion who has shared the stage with nearly every notable performance poet in the world in hundreds of venues internationally. He’s been featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TEDx and most recently signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. “Mojgani has been characterized as a “geek genius” with “fiercely hopeful word arias” – The Beat “Buddy Wakefield is an unbullshit artist… and he’ll make you laugh your ass off while he does it.” – Gabrielle Bouliane Buddy is on a month long Australian tour! You can seem him all around the country.