Walking to Nirvana: the poetry of Lee Switzer


ARTbop photographer and longstanding archival photographer Lee Switzer of Tauranga shares a visual poem.

LEE SWITZER:  Lee is a longstanding and regular contributor to a variety of categories within ARTbop,  His photographic work can also be seen supporting interviews and activities of other contributors and events, exhibitions and performances around the wider Bay of Plenty.  You can find a wide range of his contributed content in the ARTbop archives and also in the Tauranga City Library administered archives

ARTbop is promoting poetry in the Western Bay of Plenty

Established spoken word, slam poet and performance poet Dhaivat Mehta and author, reviewer and poet Marcus Hobson are at the heart of a poetry initiative to give Whakamarama District locals the opportunity to meet and share their spoken words with others.  Meeting in the convivial atmosphere of the Black Sheep on the second Wednesday of every month and providing an evening of entertaining words and thought from 6.00pm to 8.30pm.



Join us every second Wednesday of the month,

6.00pm to 8.30pm

     at the

   Black Sheep Bar & Grill

Cnr SH2 and Plummers Point Road, Whakamarama

Read your own poems or poems by your favourite poet.   Enjoy the power of the spoken word!

Phone:   07 571 8722   021 145 5810



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And don’t forget the next Affordable Art & Artisan Fair is on this Sunday 27th May.  The Fairs are held within the Black Sheep Bar & Grill complex.  There is heaps of parking, clean toilets and wonderful food and coffee.  There’s live music. We’ve got a Pamper Hamper to win.   If you would like to join us as an exhibitor/retailer of your original creativity or artisan products you can contact us at aaafair17@gmail.com

We are sign posted along SH2 with signage to the turnoff of SH2 and Plummer’s Point Road. 


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