Our Team

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 Kayla Borden | Creative DirectorKayla

Jamaican Canadian Resident of Halifax, Kayla Borden is a freelancer music promoter, event & social media coordinator and a talent scout for non for profit organizations such as Music Liberatory, Jamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia and the Emerging lens film festival just to name a few. Kayla enjoys working with young talent from low income communities on their goals for the future. She loves seeking out or creating opportunity for talent to be showcased and celebrated within a cultural background. She believes not forgetting where you come from and giving back is very important to our communities. And loves working with artists and other individuals that believe the same.


Nivie Dhami | Festival Coordinator

NivieOriginally from Treaty 13, Nivie moved back to K’jipuktuk in May 2017. Nivie Identifies as an Indo, anti-capitalist, non-binary, qpoc. Nivie has been organizing in communities across Turtle Island for over eight years now. They are passionate about work around environmental justice, gender equity and sexual violence. Nivie is a support worker and facilitator who is actively facilitating for a community arts collective called The Untold Truth based in Toronto, where they help to facilitate panel discussions, art workshops and open mic nights.