Julie Nagam


Dr. Julie Nagam is the Chair in the History of Indigenous Art in North America.  This is a joint appointment with the University of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Her current SSHRC project includes The Kanata Indigenous Performance, New and Digital Media Art Project (www.transactivememorykeepers.org). Nagam has published, Traveling soles: Tracing the footprints of our stolen sisters (2016); Five Fierce Female Filmmakers: The Embargo Collective II (2016); The Occupation of Space: Creatively Transforming Indigenous Living Histories in Urban Spaces (2015); A Home for Our Migrations: The Canoe as Indigenous Methodology (2014); Charting Indigenous Stories of Place: An alternative cartography through the visual narrative of Jeff Thomas (2013) and (Re)Mapping the Colonized Body: The Creative Interventions of Rebecca Belmore in the Cityscape (2012). In 2012, she co-curated the exhibition Concealed Geographies and in 2013 curated Lisa Rehiana’s new media installation in pursuit of venus at A-Space Gallery in Toronto, Canada as part of ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Nagam’s creative practices include working in mixed media, such as drawing, photography, painting, sound, projections, new and digital media. She has shown her artwork nationally and internationally.