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Julie Nagam

Associate Professor

Julie Nagam photo supplied
Contact Information

My Research




  • Aboriginal Issues
  • Creative Arts
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Technology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Digital and New Media
  • Indigenous and Cultural Theory
  • Indigenous Visual Culture
  • Place and Space

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Dr. Julie Nagam is the first-ever University of Winnipeg/Winnipeg Art Gallery Chair in Chair in History of Indigenous Art in North America. She is currently working on the SSHRC project The Transactive Memory Keepers: Indigenous Public Engagement in Digital and New Media Labs and Exhibitions.

Nagam is a co-applicant in the partnership grant Initiative for Indigenous Futures and will be hosting the first Public symposium entitled, Radically Shifting Our Indigenous Future(s): Through Art, Scholarship and Technology at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Her most recent publications include, Traveling soles: Tracing the footprints of our stolen sisters (2017) and Deciphering the refusal of the digital and binary codes of sovereignty/self- determination and civilized/savage (2016).

Currently, she is curating public art at The Forks in Winnipeg and is part of a team that is creating an Indigenous App about Winnipeg’s art, architectural and place-based history.

Her artwork where white pines lay over the water, was shown in, Toronto, Ontario; San Paulo, Brazil; Lyon, France; and Wellington, New Zealand. Her installation singing our bones home, was shown in Markham, Ontario (2013); in London, England (2013); and in Winnipeg (2014).

She is creating new work for the Winnipeg Arts Council, Nuit Blanche in Toronto, and the Smithsonian in New York.

Media and Research Expert