Ariana will present a creative communication writing workshop called, "Hear It Is". This workshop invites attendees to work with the sonics of language in experimental ways in order to write a poem which reflects one's innate sense of sound. How do you create meaning from sound? It begs participants to investigate and experiment with the narratives we construct, emotionally and definitively, when we are stripped of the facility to understand the meaning of the words being spoken to us. Attendees will be led by Ariana in a discussion about issues and considerations of translation. One would walk away from this workshop with a more attuned sense of the texture that sound makes and how to approach writing in unique and creative ways. These techniques can be used by all art forms, as well as being applied to non-artistic pursuits.