Jess Holly Bates is a Pakeha artist, writer, performer and theatre maker based in Auckland, NZ. After completing her MA Thesis on critical whiteness and embodied colonialism, she ventured into creative practice. In 2014, Anahera Press published her acclaimed and searing work of poetic theatre Real Fake White Dirt, awarded Best Writing at NZ Fringe (2015), and performed from Edinburgh to Wellington. In 2013 she was awarded the Playmarket Best NZ Script for her short work Lucky C*ntry (Short and Sweet Festival). Her latest work, The Offensive Nipple Show, comes to the Sydney and Melbourne Fringe later this year.
Golden Tickets are your passport to the whole festival and the best value way to get the most out of EWF - panels, performances, masterclasses and selected workshops.
The Next Big Thing
Monday 19 June, 2017, 6.15pm
Late Night Lit: Collisions
Wednesday 21 June, 2017, 9pm
Lunchtime Lit: Autobiographical Comics
Wednesday 21 June, 2017, 12.30pm
The Early Words: Decolonial Narratives and the Diaspora
Tuesday 20 June, 2017, 8.30am