‘It’s Ok’ by Ed Carlyon. Filmed and Edited by Noel Rosa

Ed Carlyon’s life started up in England and somehow ended up in Ringwood. He is inspired by William Blake and rap, which explains his pattern of creating scathing social commentary disguised as fast paced, rhyme crammed poetry. He was a national finalist in the 2015 Australian Poetry Slam, a fact he still hasn’t stopped talking about.

Benjamin Solah

Benjamin Solah

Benjamin Solah is a writer, poet, spoken word artist, activist and the Director of Melbourne Spoken Word. He grew up in Western Sydney before calling Melbourne home in 2008, where he's performed since 2010 around Melbourne's regular spoken word and poetry nights including Passionate Tongues, The Dan Poets, Voices in the Attic and House of Bricks as well as the NGV and White Night. He's released a chapbook, broken bodies, and two spoken word albums, Duel Power with Santo Cazzati and The World Doesn't Make Sense EP.
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