Tom Beedham is a Canadian writer and photographer whose work focuses on interdependent culture, experimental art, Do-it-Together communities, and their relationship to the mainstream. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.
His byline has been featured in Exclaim!, NOW, Musicworks, A.Side (formerly AUX), Chart Attack, and VICE publications Noisey and THUMP. He has appeared as a correspondent on Daily VICE, is a participating juror for the annual Uproxx music critics poll, and edited Somewhere Else, a 2019 documentary about a pocket of Toronto’s DIY music community.
Tom is also a co-organizer and curator of Long Winter, Toronto’s “anarchic, circus-like” (Rolling Stone) underground music and arts series, for which he has overseen the publication of an online blog and print newspaper-style community publication, and, in collaboration with Lucy Satzewich, implemented harm reduction strategies for safer event spaces. From 2006-2012, he was Editor-in-Chief of Halton, ON -based youth magazine The Undercroft and served as an outreach worker for parent organization Peer Outreach Support Services and Education (POSSE) Project. He was also a DIY concert organizer in his hometown Georgetown, ON in the mid-2000s.