Published on September 24th, 20130
Rup Sidhu – The Modern Minstrel
Rupinder Sidhu is an interdisciplinary artist and facilitator currently residing on unceded Coast Salish Territories, Vancouver BC. Rupinder’s work meets at the intersection of social justice and the arts and for the past 15 years he has been growing his understanding of anti-oppression and empowerment work. Rup brings a focused presence and a contagious enthusiasm to the work that he does. He currently sits on the board of Artstarts and leads programs with a variety of organizations including the Access to Media Education Society, the Power of Hope and the Sarah McLachlan School of Music. Rupinder co-founded Metaphor, a program dedicated to bringing hip hop workshops and performances into schools, detention centers and rural communities.