T I M A J . G A R A D
Writer . Performer . Arts Educator
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Past Projects

Various Performances




The Stars Within Us: Stellar (R)evolution showcase                         

Stellar (R)evolution 2 series (8 weeks)                                                         

Poetic Heartwork series                                                                                 

MuslimFest main stage performance

MuslimFest self + community care writing workshop

Performance for Walls to Bridges program at Grand Valley Institution for Women

(Re)Writing Rituals workshop at KWPS presents Tea + Art

Stellar (R)evolution series (8 weeks)                                                             

MYNA camp I AM: a youth focused self-esteem & poetry workshop

Hijabi Ballers Sports Festival

Whole Conversations panel night opening performance

Art + Activism showcase at University of Western Ontario

Orphan Sponsorship Program Fundraiser

Carlos Andres Gomez anniversry showcase, Waterloo

When Women Rule the Night - IWD showcase

MSA Food and Fine Art Festival                                                                     

UofT Muslim Chaplaincy presents - The HeartWork Tour showcase

UofT Being Muslim in Canada showcase




Poetic HeARTwork series - UofT multifaith centre                                         

Burkini Beach protest                                                                                      

Speak your Peace Arts and Music festival – Children’s Peace Theatre

Outburst and SpeakSudan present Sisters Make Noise Showcase

Natural Law Vol. 1: Chippewas vs. Enbridge

I-insight presents Critical Conversations Showcase

Key Ballah presents: Women of Color who Write show                     
Eriterian Youth Collective N2 night

Creative Director for I-insight Critical Conversations workshop series

UW base presents Show your Roots Black History Month showcase

The Art of Language (un)said Showcase

Opener for StaceyAnn Chin – York International Women’s Day

The Politics of Divestment: Building Links between Movements

AfroSpeaks! BMH Spoken Word Showcase

UofT Multi-faith Centre Re-imagine Everything series workshop ‘Poetic Heartwork

SpeakSudan presents KANDAKE of Sword and Pen: Black Womxn’s Art & Resistance

Poetic Justice: A BHM event by Osgoode Feminists

Collective and BLSA




Xpress Yourself: Ryhmes of resistance

CaterToronto presents #2HotforKitchen Women’s FoodIdol awards

Keynote speaker at Harari Community Development Gala

Facilitator and developer of Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services –
‘Youth Culture Jam’ Theatre workshop series

Muslim Writer’s Collective Toronto Chapter presents Authentic Re-imagingings

CCMW presents Tea & Tales, featuring Monodrama ‘Moon Daughter’ by Timaj Garad

Kande Mubue feature – Sheba restaurant

Feature poet at Shab-e-she’r poetry showcase feature

Creative Space presents ‘Against the Tide’

From the Root Zine launch – The body issue

Opener for Warsan Shire & Sonia Sanchez at Ryerson Student Union’s International Women’s Day show

When Women Rule the Night showcase

Judge and Mentor at Muslim Inter-scholastic Tournament Youth Poetry Slam