Date: April 30, 2022
Presenter: Majd Shidiac
Majd Shidiac is a spoken word poet and writer based in Beirut. Performing on all kinds of stages since 2013, Shidiac founded The Poetry Pot in 2017, a poetry and music collective performing for live audiences monthly. Through his work with The Poetry Pot and beyond, Majd played an integral role in growing the poetry and performance scenes in Beirut, facilitating creative writing, performance, and poetry workshops in schools, universities, and creative communities across Lebanon. He released his debut poetry collection and music EP "Sign of the Times" in 2021 funded by AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture).