Skip to content

Community Reading Room Book Club

Join Torika Bolatagici and guests for a free book club, drawing on texts from the Community Reading Room in our current exhibition ‘Volume: Bodies of Knowledge’.

Poetry readings will include texts by Teresia Teaiwa, Grace Mera Molisa, Konai Helu Thaman, Mendi Obadike, Bobbi Sykes and others. These books can be read at the in the Community Reading Room library. This library forms part of our current exhibition, ‘Volume: Bodies of Knowledge’.

Participants are encouraged to bring and share poems or lyrics that form part of their bodies of knowledge.

The reading will be warm, open and casual.

Free and all welcome. Drinks and light catering are provided.

Register booking

Accessibility information

If you have access requirements, please let us know by emailing

This program has the option to join online from Microsoft Teams. When booking your free ticket on Eventbrite, select the ‘Free ticket - Online’ option.

For more information about the accessibility of the Counihan Gallery venue, visit our Access and Inclusion page.


Counihan Gallery
Phone: 03 9389 8622

Further information

Light catering will be provided.

This program will take place in our current exhibition ‘Volume: Bodies of Knowledge’. To learn more about the exhibition, visit our Volume: Bodies of Knowledge exhibition page.

For program updates you can follow the Counihan Gallery Instagram page. You can also go to the Counihan Gallery Facebook page.

To find out more about the Community Reading Room, visit the Community Reading Room website.