Steven T. Licardi

Bio: Steven T. Licardi is an Autistic social worker, spoken word poet, and performance activist. He travels domestically and internationally using the power of spoken word to create empathic dialogue around, to confront the realities of, and to assist communities in dismantling the stigma surrounding mental health and mental illness. You can find more of his work here:

About the talk

March 5, 13:45 – 14:15

Coup de Mot: Poetry of Everywhere

In this talk, spoken word poet and performance activist Steven T. Licardi will introduce poetic tools he uses to redefine our relationship to occupied spaces. Examples include blackout/erasure poetry, the exquisite corpse, the golden shovel, code poetry, memes, and more. Steven will show how to apply these in our digital and physical worlds.

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