Cas Lee, the winner of the Slamalamadingdong Gender Outlaw Slam, performs ‘Brush.’

Cas is a young Korean-Australian poet, who is a currently studying at Monash University. As an advocate of positive social change, Cas uses poetry to touch upon themes of identity, mental health and interpersonal connections; exploring how wide arrays of social issues influence the nature of our relationships with others. Cas’s passion about mental health, serves as her motivator to revolutionise its study as an aspiring future psychiatrist.

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.
Benjamin Solah