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Ian Kamau

“Kamau is a fixture in Toronto’s hip hop scene” – Toronto Standard

Jun 24, 2017
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Sat, Jun 24, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Famous Speigeltent at David Pecaut Square
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Toronto-based spoken word artist and musician Ian Kamau, a participant in The Theatre Centre’s Residency Program, performs at The Famous Spiegeltent to launch The Residents Project, Luminato’s on-going partnership with The Theatre Centre.

“I am a writer, producer and a graphic/visual artist. I perform what I write so I also consider myself a performer. I do not think of myself as an entertainer. I was born and raised in Toronto to Trinidadian parents who immigrated to North America in 1970. My parents are documentary filmmakers. I grew up around ideas, information, education and art. I hope my entire life will be immersed in this kind of creativity....

My desire is to put my experiences into the world so that I may enter a larger conversation with people in different places. I am an artist who wants to continue to be creative and support others in being creative while finding my purpose.”

– Ian Kamau
The Residents Project is supported by The Renette and David Berman Family Foundation
Province of OntarioOLG