Artist

Paula Belina

Paula Belina has been performing poetry in Montreal since 1998, printing off dozens of chapbooks and 39 issues of her monthly comp-lit-cut&paste zine, Streeteaters, to date. She has won a few slams, has quietly read off typed paper, has collaborated with beatboxers, has danced to her own poems. Paula embarked on her 2nd tour across Canada in September 2006 to make a new home in Vancouver She has attended The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (at Naropa University, Boulder, CO) and has performed in Boulder, Denver, New York, Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, Vancouver, VIctoria and has been part of the Voix D'Amerique spoken word festival in Montreal since 2003. Paula launches her first full length spoken poetry CD, "Paint a City Coat on you, my Wall" attached to Alden Penner's lable, Take This Hammer. The CD compiles her favorite works since '98, dedicated to Montreal pea-tree, you can dance to track 10 which features Nick Soden's freestyled beatbox mayhem."

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