Rupinder (Rup) Sidhu

Unceded Coast Salish Territories, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rup is an interdisciplinary artist and facilitator residing on unceded Coast Salish Territories, Vancouver, BC. Rup’s work meets at the intersection of social justice and the arts. He has created and led hundreds of programs and trainings with youth and adults around the globe. He leads programs with the Access to Media Education Society, Power of Hope, Reel Youth, the Sarah McLachlan School of Music, plus more. Rup co-founded Metaphor, a program dedicated to bringing hip hop workshops and performances into schools, detention centers, and rural communities across Turtle Island.