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Running Dog
– Poem by Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Image is a canopy of rich green palm leaves in the Daintree rainforest


Campbelltown Arts Centre has partnered with Sydney-based online arts platform Running Dog to commission five written pieces that respond to the themes of the BLEED lead projects. As independent creative investigations into the rich conceptual ideas behind the artist works, these Echo responses bring new perspectives to the BLEED primary program.

Australian-Māori poet Anne-Marie Te Whiu will write a contemporary poetry work inspired by the themes of Hannah Brontë’s mi$$-Eupnea.

Premiere status

World Premiere

Presented by

  • Presented by Campbelltown Arts Centre as part of BLEED 2020.

Artistic Credits

  • Writer: Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Supported by

  • BLEED is supported by Campbelltown City Council through Campbelltown Arts Centre and City of Melbourne through Arts House.


From 1 July
Duration: 5 min reading time




Running Dog

Running Dog is an online arts platform based in Sydney that pushes experimentation, playfulness and rigour in contemporary arts writing. Running Dog seeks to privilege nuance and contemplation in debate and is committed to covering the work of emerging and established artists through circulating regular content about artist run spaces, collectives, commercial galleries, institutions, one-off events and festivals.

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Anne-Marie Te Whiu (Annie) was born and raised in Brisbane and belongs to Te Rarawa in Aotearoa. She is the co-editor of Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word (University of Queensland Press) and was co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival from 2015 to 2017. She is a poet, weaver and cultural producer, currently working as a Senior Project Manager at Red Room Poetry in Sydney.

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