• Janice
  • September 5, 2013

WORD. Video blog feature on The Record by Mat McCarthy

Check out this amazing lil video blog by The ¬†Record’s Mat McCarthy. We got together a few times and he interviewed me, and took footage of me writing and biking around town. This is part of his video blog series “A Reason for Being”

From the description:
Janice Lee is a spoken-word artist, a singer-songwriter and a community activist who lives in Kitchener. She moved to Waterloo Region to attend Wilfrid Laurier University after growing up with her Korean immigrant parents in and around Toronto. “All of the most important relationships I have are here and all the projects I find most important are here. I make my art here.” Lee is one of the founding members of the KW Poetry Slam, an organization that rose out of a series of social justice events where people could perform poems that spoke to the subject. “We realized there was a need for a continual stage for poetry to be read and performed. We started the KW Poetry Slam and made it a consistent thing. We wanted to create this space where people could share and build a community around that poetry” She recently returned from a cross-country tour and is still living and slamming in KW.
See the full Reason for Being Video Blog on The Record HERE

Janice Lee from Mathew McCarthy on Vimeo.

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