Julie Nagam

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Julie Nagam
Associate Professor


  • 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.

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Open house celebrates new research and digital media space on campus

The University of Winnipeg community is invited to stop by the third floor of Richardson College for the Environment on Thursday, October 14,  3 -...

‘The Space Between Us’ sheds light on digital media and public space

Thanks to a $2.5 million Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Grant and a diverse and knowledgeable network of community...

UWinnipeggers are part of ‘Mass Culture’ collaboration across Canada

UWinnipeg’s Drs Julie Nagam and Serena Keshavjee are examining the civic impacts of the arts in the lives of Canadians for the Research in...

Indigenous STEAM Summer Camp

Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre is hosting its annual Indigenous STEAM Summer Camp during the last two weeks of July. Hosted on campus, activities...