And nothing makes sense, but in telling our stories, we learn who we are.

Part poetry show, part inspirational talk, spoken-word artist and inventor of the Haiflu, Liv Torc, will take you on an entertaining journey through the pandemic poetry project that engaged thousands of people across the world. During the hour-long show Liv will also perform some of her own highly-acclaimed poetry and invite members of the audience to offer up their own haiflu to be read aloud.

Project Haiflu started in Match 2020 when Liv asked her friends on Facebook to share how they were feeling about the lockdown. What resulted was 12 weekly poetry films, combining original photography and music and a special event for libraries – all of which makes up an incredible social history archive of an extraordinary time. Haiflu even ended up featured on BBC R4’s Today Programme

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