Poet Laureate Ahmed Knowmadic Ali is a community organizer, public speaker, youth worker, poet and musician who has dedicated his time enabling and empowering diverse communities across the globe. Knowmadic is co-founder and was the artistic director of Edmonton’s only spoken word collective: Breath In Poetry. Knowmadic is passionate about the arts, education and emphasizes the importance of equitable representation on all levels of government.
HIGHLY SKILLED & VERSATILE
With over 15 years of experience in public speaking and stage performance, Knowmadic will provide a sense of confidence and contribute to the success of any event. His experiences as a refugee, in addition to his background in community building and the arts, Knowmadic has built a refreshingly unique and positive approach to whatever he does. From master of ceremonies for a weddings to mentoring newcomers youth, Knowmadic is the perfect fit.
Awards & Honors
Knowmadic's art and numerous contributions have earned him many accolades including but not limited to Northland's Emergin Artist Award, Cultural Diversity in the Arts Award & more. View Awards.
Knowmadic has traveled internationally to showcase his art and to provide consultation for arts organizations on community building and inclusive practices.