Siobhan Barker


Siobhan (Sio/they/she) is of a stolen people living and working in solidarity on the stolen, unceded, and ancestral land of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Hwlitsum, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, and Stó:lō Nations.

Sio is a published, nationally recognized bilingual Storyteller, equity, disability justice, and food sovereignty change maker & consultant. Sio is an Unlearning Dramaturgy, S.E.A.R.A., Start the Wave, and Bankability Awards recipient. As a non-binary person of mixed ancestry living with disability, they recognize and value the intersection of identities that inform disability justice, body liberation, artistic practice, change-making, and honouring ancestral teachings.

visual description: Sio is a big-bodied, caramel coloured, 188cm/6ft2" person, of mixed Indigenous African Caribbean Latinx European ancestry,  with two-toned curly shoulder-length hair. A jaunty dimple in their left cheek with wise & sometimes mischievous cocoa-coloured eyes.