Visual Poem on Change

BY Ali Alizadeh

THEME LEADER Justin Clemens

SUPPORTED BY University of Melbourne, as part of the NGV Triennial – exploring the emerging intersections of art, design, science and society.

Ali Alizadeh is a writer of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and literary criticism. He teaches, researches and supervises in contemporary creative writing, literary theory and literary studies. His PhD was titled ‘La Pucelle: the Epic of Joan of Arc’, and his new book, a novel, is also about Joan of Arc, titled: The Last Days of Jeanne d’Arc. For Triennial Voices, Alizadeh created a visual poem in the form of a guillotine, inspired by the French revolution and representing the theme of change in our current political and social climate.

  • Podcast: Timothy Moore interviews Ali Alizadeh

Ali Alizadeh, Visual Poem on Change, 2017

Ali Alizadeh is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and Literary Studies at Monash University.
Timothy Moore is director of architecture practice Sibling.