Saba Vasefi

Saba Vasefi is a poet, award-winning human rights’ activist, filmmaker and PhD candidate in feminist cinema studies at Macquarie University. She is the director of the Sydney International Women’s Poetry & Arts Festival and director of the Diaspora Symposium. She is the recipient of the Premier’s Multicultural Medal for Art and Culture, an Edna Ryan Award for making a significant contribution to feminist debate and was a finalist in the Women’s Agenda Leadership Award. Her articles have been published in media outlets such as the BBC, The Guardian, Daily Life and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting. Her daughter, Minerva Chodabande will be joining Saba on cello.

Mohsen Soltany Zand w/Datson + Saba Vasefi Fri 25 Aug 630-730pm JWC Shopfront, free

Mohsen Soltany Zand w/Datson + Saba Vasefi Sun 27 Aug 6-8pm Studio 188 Ipswich, free