“I can cope with rejection. I am an independent woman, I need my space, I need more time for myself, you know what I mean? Like I feel as though life has something in store for me, something bigger than myself, I can reach so high and far you know?” A live graphic novel performance from multidisciplinary artist Lido Pimienta, directed by Gein Wong.
Cast & Credits
About The Artist
Lido Pimienta (b.1986) is a Toronto-based Colombian born interdisciplinary
artist-curator and musician. She has performed, exhibited, and curated around the
world since 2002. Her work explores the politics of gender, race, motherhood, identity
and the construct of the Canadian landscape in the Latin American Diaspora and
In 2010 Pimienta saw the release of her first album Color LP, she toured Latin America,
USA and Europe gaining international recognition not only as a music performer but as
advocate for Women in technology and Arts and the reformation of immigration policies
in Canada. In 2012 she created Bridges, a multi-disciplinary festival featuring artists
and musicians from South America and Canada working in similar ways as a way to
break with Latin pre-conceptions and in 2013 she created Girl Talkz, a curated show
featuring female-up-and-coming performing artists in Toronto.
Currently, Pimienta is gearing up to tour her second album La Papessa, which was just
shortlisted for 2017 Polaris Prize, all while exhibiting and performing internationally.