Welcome CIMADE Artist in Residence: Jimmie Kilpatrick
Welcome to Kjipuktuk, Jimmie! Join us for upcoming events with Jimmie and Peter: Artist Talk, Open Studio, and Participatory Karaoke Performance.
Jimmie Kilpatrick is a musician, educator, and interdisciplinary artist who works as a Sessional Instructor at Brandon University, in Brandon Manitoba. He’s been touring regularly and releasing records on Toronto’s You’ve Changed Records since 2009. Kilpatrick cut his rock & roll teeth in the early 2000’s, as part of the seminal east coast indie outfit Shotgun and Jaybird. He has appeared on recordings by John K. Samson, Christine Fellows, Joel Plaskett and By Divine Right. His 2011 release Transistor Sister was long-listed for Canada’s Polaris Music Prize. Kilpatrick holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Brandon University and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba. In 2018, he was the Manitoba Winner of the BMO 1stART! Competition and presented his performance/installation Quality Control at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery in Toronto. Currently, Kilpatrick is working with Tahltan Nation performance artist Peter Morin. Their ongoing collaboration, Love Songs to End Colonization, prioritizes kindness and joy and utilizes karaoke as a methodology for change.
Posted Mar 24, 2023