introducing James Dixon (Community Arts Project Coordinator)

January 3, 2020

Community Arts Project Coordinator

James Dixon is an Indigenous filmmaker and artist based in Winnipeg. With a BA in Film and Indigenous Studies from the University of Manitoba, James’ work revolves around his personal process of decolonization. His films have exhibited widely in Canada, broadcasted on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, and collected by the Alexander Street Press.

James is an accomplished arts educator who has worked with Freeze Frame, the Winnipeg Film Group, and Camp Aurora, providing workshops on film history, documentary film making, and painting for both youths, and adults.  James brings his enthusiasm and creativity to Artbeat Studio, with demonstrated experience and knowledge working within community development, media arts and management.  He is excited to join the team as the new Community Arts Projects Coordinator and is looking forward to the journey ahead.