For three weeks this past December, Ottawa’s English Poet Laureate, Jamaal Jackson Rogers was in Switzerland to conduct his 10th international spoken word residency. In this, he was accompanied by with poet and film maker, Randy Kelly.

 Jamaal and Randy took their 3,2,1 Speak – Spoken Word and Cinepoetry workshops to 3 schools in Switzerland. They worked intensively with the students at Ecole Internationale de Genève, Brillantmont (Lausanne) and Lyceum Alpinum in Zuoz.

“The secret equation to capturing life’s satisfactions, is to marry precise thoughts, exact words and direct actions” – Jamaal Jackson Rogers.