Lido Pimienta

London Calling 2020

LIDO PIMIENTA

Lido Pimienta is a Toronto-based and Colombian-born musician and artist. In 2016, Pimienta’s album La Papessa was the first 100% independently released and the first non-English-or-French album to win Canada’s prestigious Polaris prize. Pimienta has performed, exhibited and curated around the world since 2002, exploring the politics of gender, race, motherhood, identity and the construct of the Canadian landscape in the Latin American diaspora and vernacular.