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Julie Nagam
Associate Professor

Department:
History

Fields:
  • 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
About:

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.


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Canada Research Chair Reception photo gallery

The University of Winnipeg celebrated its Canada Research Chairs on Wednesday, November 6 with a reception on honouring four new and one renewed...

When Raven Became Spider at Gallery 1C03

UWinnipeg's Gallery 1C03 is going 'supernatural' with Indigenous superheros and fantasy comics exhibit from September 19 – November 30, 2019. 

UWinnipeg gets major investment in research excellence

The University of Winnipeg is now home to eight Canada Research Chairs, following an announcement today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister...

Gallery 1C03 presents ‘locating the little heartbeats’

Julie Nagam: locating the little heartbeats, solo exhibit runs from January 10 – February 16, 2019 in Gallery 1C03.