What: BODYSLAM! Poetry Jam & Storytelling
Where: The Trumbullplex, 4210 Trumbull St., Detroit, MI, 48208
When: February 19th, 2011 6-11pm
Love Your Body Detroit will be holding its first ever fundraiser and we need your help to make it a huge success! We are looking for speakers for our main show a poetry jam and story telling session that will be happening on the main stage.
Poetry / Stories can be related to but are not limited by,
- Fat phobia / hatred
- Ethnic or racial diversity
- Appearance based oppression
- Eating Disorders
- Body Image
Basically anything that will make us think critically about our bodies or how it feels to live in yours! Submissions should be at a maximum 10 minutes in length and emailed in a word document to the address below. Please also include your name, contact information, and a short personal bio.
Artists or vendors:
We are also looking for body positive artists / craft vendors who’s work shows size, racial or ethnic diversity through any form of media.
Please send the following in a word document,
- Name / Business
- Contact Info
- Kind of Work / Products you sell
- Links to examples of your work
**Crafters who make clothing and wish to participate should make sure their clothing sizes are just as diverse as the people in attendance. Also vendor fees will be on a donation basis only, if you wish to give we will love you for it!
Participant Submission Deadline: 1/20/11
Submit Application to: LYBDetroit@gmail.com