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143 - Koumbie, Creative Nova Scotia Emerging Artist Award Winner

Welcome to a special series of Art Pays Me interviews with the winners of the 2023 Creative Nova Scotia Awards

Presented by Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council, the Creative Nova Scotia Awards celebrate excellence in artistic achievement.  

Award categories are as follows:

Collectively, these awards are worth $75,000! Visit to nominate your favourite Nova Scotia based artist or be a boss and nominate yourself!

This series would not be possible without the fantastic production work of Heist and Keke Beatz.

I got to chat with Creative Nova Scotia Emerging Artist Award winner, Koumbie (she/they) and special guest Eleanor (she/her). Koumbie talks about how their interest in dance and performance arts led to script writing, filmmaking and becoming one of the first on-set intimacy coordinators in Nova Scotia.

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A Black woman and a Black man sit across from each other smiling while in conversation.

I’thandi Munro, Creative Nova Scotia Emerging Artist Recognition Award Recipient