Vivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theatre, TV, film, and fashion. She is a Canadian Screen Awardwinner and a Polaris Music Prize nominee, and her best-selling book — I’m Afraid of Menwas heralded by ??— Vanity Fairas “cultural rocket fuel.” She is also the founder of the award-winning publishing imprint VS. Books, which supports emerging BIPOCwriters. Vivek has been a brand ambassador for MAC Cosmetics and Pantene. She is a director on the board of the Tegan and Sara Foundation, and her CBCGem digital series, — How to Fail as a Popstar, is launching this fall.