Lamoi is an award winning spoken word artist, published poet, workshop facilitator, and organizer who has performed throughout the GTA. She also extends her vibrant personality to hosting a wide range of events from curated shows to wedding receptions.
Price Range: (phone number hidden)
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, Patois
What to Expect
(1) A spoken word poem or two. Please ensure that you give me a clear indication of what you want and budget and I am sure to work around it. If you wish to have more pieces then please be sure to inform me.
(2) Performances that will not only suit the needs and wants of those in the audience and the event itself.
(3) Professional work experience ( i.e. being on time)
(4) If this is a speaking engagement please be assured that I will be dressed for the occasion, on time and deliver plus tailor messages to specified audience.
Award winning spoken word artist, published poet and arts
educator Lamoi Simmonds continues to be a force to reckon with
in the GTA.A Change Agent to art and culture she has been an
active spoken word artist since 2008, performing on various
stages, and facilitating workshops and throughout Toronto, and
the Peel Region.
"I harness my purpose and use my poetry to challenge thoughts
and ideals in order to instigate waves of change." Says Lamoi
Lamoi is the founder and creative director of Reckless Arts
Collective, an organization that produces artistic events and
workshops to those in the GTA. Cultivating a space for artists to
create and perform, Reckless Arts Collective continues to allow
emerging artists to grow in artistic excellence.
Besides performing, the Brampton native also offers her expertise
through the Reckless Arts Collective coaching and mentorship
program, The intensive program asses the needs and goals of each
individual artist. Accepted artists have the opportunity to work
alongside Lamoi throughout the season in scheduled meetings and
Recognized as one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada for
2015, and winning the 2016 Brampton Citizen’s Award for Arts
Acclaim, the artist par excellence is determined to create
new paradigms while defining her own normal— and in the
process, encourages others to be and do the same.
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