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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Jennifer Hawkins shares the spotlight (and the catwalk) with Scott Patrick Mitchell

This is part of a short piece on the fashion parade by Perth-born designer Kym Ellery in Sydney this week.

But it was Perth performance poet Scott-Patrick Mitchell who stole the limelight with a brilliant rendition of his new work, Dioscuri, written especially for the show.

Mitchell’s piece opened the event and was weaved throughout the show, set at the White Rabbit Gallery in Chippendale, Sydney.

“It's a love poem between twin brothers based on the Greek myth of Castor and Pollux, one of whom was mortal the other immortal.

“When Castor the mortal died his brother begged the gods to be rid of his immortality. So moved were they by his plea they changed them both into stars, creating the constellation Gemini.”

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