SIDE EFFECTS OF HAPPINESS is a new immersive and interactive poetry installation and 15 minutes live performance experience by multi-disciplinary artist Yael Harris.
The project reveals the artist’s most inner reflections about subjects such as her Munchies habit and its side effects, ‘Husband ‘Substitutes’, weight gain after menopause, body image, and fantasies.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HAPPINESS will be performed live on 14 & 15 May at 1.30pm in the Readers & Writers Room, Margaret River HEART. FREE, open to all.

The interactive installation will be on display at the Arts Margaret River Gallery, Margaret River Community Centre, Tunbridge Street from 9-12 May and 16-20 May – 10am – 2pm daily. Come along and add your own reflections to the installation.
FREE, open to all.

Yael Harris – Writer, creative director, performance
Vahri McKenzi – Mentoring, Dramaturgy
siɛrə wɪski – Music Design & Production
Madeline Mitchell – Installation co-design
Matt Andrews – Tech & Stage Manager
Nicola Rigby – Costume Design
Eleanor Davies – Sound & Lighting
Sam Harris – DOP, Videography, Photography
Chrissy Maddison – Marketing & Production
Cael McGann – Graphic Design

This project is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
This project was made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional Australia

SIDE EFFECTS OF HAPPINESS – Poetry installation & performance