Meet the Artist: Ian Kamau

Take 5 minutes to meet Toronto-based artist, writer and designer Ian Kamau!

Ian Kamau has released seven music projects including the self-produced album One Day Soon (2011) and has published articles, short stories, and poems in publications by Vice, Coach House Press, and Book Thug. The son of pioneering filmmakers, he was the founding creative director of Nia Centre for the Arts, has a Bachelor in Design and a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University, and a Masters in Strategic Foresight and Innovation from OCAD University. His research interests include cultural production, storytelling, and critical city building with a focus on actualization.

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