Vinopa Sivakumar is a visual artist that strives to create pieces that can be powerful tools to support social change. Born in Sri Lanka she moved to Canada when she was three. She is currently navigating her identity as a South Asian Canadian. She enjoys creating content with a South Asian focus. She hopes her work will resonate with people that are going through similar challenges. She seeks to challenge topics that are taboo within society and create content outside of her comfort zone. Though she finds it difficult at times, she finds incredible strength when working on these projects. She uses photography as a tool to express her thoughts and feelings. She believes art can be a powerful expression of one’s voice and identity. Most of her work is influenced by her observation of society. She hopes that the art she creates will allow for conversations about issues within society that need to be challenged.