Thursday, February 25th, 2021
6:00 pm CST
Online Event

Join us as artist Randell Adjei takes over the MacKenzie’s Instagram for special performances with Brad Bellegarde (InfoRed), ecoaborijanelle, and guest artists. 

Presented as a partnership between Mackenzie Art Gallery and The Vertigo Series.

Photo courtesy Tourism Regina of Randell’s 2020 performance at the MacKenzie in conjunction with the exhibition “RISE”

Randell Adjei Biography

Randell Adjei is an Author, Inspirational Speaker, Arts Educator and Community Leader who uses the spoken word to empower and transform through Edutainment. He is the founder of one of Toronto’s largest and longest running youth led initiatives; Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (R.I.S.E Edutainment).

The beat of his art was found after years of being lost. He found himself by turning his struggles around to inspire others. His story is one of an Alchemist who truly transformed his life from rock to gold inspiring everyone he comes into contact to strive to unearth the pure potential within them.

Randell shares these messages on various stages as an emcee/host, performer and arts practitioner. Randell is also a MaRS DD – Studio Y Cohort 2 Fellow, 1 of 5 coaches involved in the Toronto Public Library’s (Poetry Saved Our Lives) project and a regularly sought after speaker and presenter with the Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic School Board.

A featured performer on TEDxUTSC and has shared stages with the likes of Jessie Reyez, Terry Crews, Paul Mooney, Maestro Fresh Wes and D’bi Young.