RikTheMost is a vegan, queer, non-binary spoken-word artist, facilitator and events organiser, who spends most of their spare time making homophobes feel uncomfortable. Their work largely deals with the psychology of choice, emotion, motivation and interaction; and how fear, and overcoming it, directs us.
Events at Word
INSPIRING WRITERS SECONDARY SCHOOLS DAYThursday, 26th August 10:00 am
Once again, we’re offering incredible speakers to Christchurch secondary schools, absolutely free of charge. Featuring Michele Bannister, Tayi Tibble, Glenn Colquhoun, RikTheMost, Kera Sherwood-O’Regan, E Wen Wong and Abbas Nazari.
THE STARDUST CABARETSaturday, 28th August 9:00 pm
Get cosy in the Little Andromeda bar and enjoy star-stuff-infused spoken word performances, MC’d by RikTheMost. With Nathan Joe, Ray Shipley, Sascha Stronach, Jack Swallows, Siobhan Tumai, Ray Shipley and more! Curated by AJ Fitzwater, with all proceeds going to support local charity QTopia.
RAY SHIPLEY’S LATE NIGHT POETRY HOURFriday, 27th August 9:30 pm
Ray Shipley’s Late Night Poetry Hour (or two) brings together visiting out-of-towners and hot locals for a night of poetry. MC’d by Ray Shipley, with Tayi Tibble, Rik the Most, Jadwiga, and Claudia Jardine, as well as a tiny open mic of poems from the audience.