Dominic Symes

Dominic Symes

About Dominic Symes

Dominic Symes is a poet from Adelaide. His chapbook of ekphrastic collaborations, Shanghai Fever, was launched as part of the 2016 SALA festival. His work has appeared in Voiceworks, Award Winning Australian Writing (2016), Krass Journal and is featured in the 2017 ABR 'States of Poetry' series. He is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Adelaide.


Ekphrasis as ‘Event’: Poets Paint Words and the ‘Performance’ of Ekphrasis in Australia

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Newcastle Region Art Gallery (NRAG) in 2007, Lisa Slade and Peter Minter co-curated the exhibition Poets Paint Words. The two curators commissioned some of Australia’s best poets to write poems in response to …

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