Khim Hipol (b. 1999 in City of San Fernando, La Union, Philippines) is a visual artist residing in the unceded territories of the Squamish, TsleilWaututh and Musqueam peoples, also known as North Vancouver. His work focuses on the subjectivity of his identity, culture, and childhood upbringing and how all change when migrating. While also considering his positionality as an immigrant to the Indigenous Land.
His recent work was showcased in Capture Photography Festival 2021 as part of the Revision Exhibition by Emily Carr University Photography Department, Fort Gallery in Langley and The Plaskett Gallery, New Westminster, Places Des Arts, Coquitlam, and the gallery by Mui, USA. He also has part of a book published in 2021, The Working Artist I, in the United Kingdom, and Vancouver Street Photography Collective ( 1 ), Vancouver, Canada, 2020, FAKfulness Art Magazine, October Issue, Canada, 2019.
Hipol holds a Certificate of Photography from Emily Carr University of Arts and Design and is currently finishing his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree majoring in photography and a minor in Image + Text.