7pm Monday, July 4 in room 103 of UVic’s Fine Arts building (masks are encouraged) or via Zoom: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/96013374661
Dr. Heather Igloliorte, an Inuk-Newfoundlander from Nunatsiavut, has been an independent curator for seventeen years. Her major curatorial projects include INUA: Inuit Nunangat Ungammuaktut Atautikkut (Inuit Moving Forward Together) (2021-2023); Among All These Tundras (2018-2021); Decolonize Me (2011-2015); SakKijâjuk (2016-2019); the Memory Keepers series (2019-2020) and the forthcoming ARCTIC XR/ ARCTIC AR, presented in conjunction with Árran 360° at the Sami Pavilion of the Venice Biennale.
In addition to her curatorial practice, Igloliorte teaches curatorial studies, critical museology, and global Indigenous art history at Concordia University, where she holds the holds the Tier 1 University Research Chair in Circumpolar Indigenous Arts and is an associate professor in the Department of Art History. Heather co-directs the Indigenous Futures Research Centre and directs the nation-wide Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership: The Pilimmaksarniq / Pijariuqsarniq Project (2018-2025).