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my name is daje

pronounced (DAH-jay)

Daje Morris is an artist and advocate based in Knoxville, TN. By day, she operates as the founder and creative director of Founding Space, helping creators speak wildly specific truths to their audiences. By night, she is a songwriter and published poet who takes joy in exposing beauty in all of its messy and inarticulate forms. Her design, photography, and marketing work can be found at www.founding.space.

 

 

 

 

music

 

 
Daje Morris is becoming a household name in Knoxville by virtue of her magnificent voice and variety of talents. Her songs are beautiful, flowing seamlessly from soulful ballads to upbeat foot-tappers to spoken-word poetry. She’s an incredible lyricist, too, with a humble stage presence that is captivating.
— BLANK Newspaper, 2019

Goodnight | bluhen sessions | rhythm n’ blooms festival - 2019

one, two, three | Waynestock Festival - 2019

One, two, three + Interview | studio865 with wuot - 2019

come w/ spoken word | waynestock festival - 2019

skin and bones | sofar sounds | lexington, ky - 2019

Under the Sky | Knoxville, TN - 2017

Morris is powerful and poignant, yet in a more subtle way than some of her counterparts. She could easily fully indulge her powerful voice, but chooses to keep things simple. Less can be more. I have no clue where Morris is headed, but thought she was worth mentioning as a TN artist making moves outside Nashville
— TunedUp Magazine, 2016
 

poetry

 

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daje morris workshop - the practice of poetry

workshops

 

book & merchandise

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readings