Aran360 project VR/AR
Heather Igloliorte, Nyla Innuksuk, Maria Usti
Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Inuk-Newfoundlander, Nunatsiavut) is the Tier 1 University Research Chair in Indigenous Circumpolar Arts at Concordia University in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal, where she also leads the Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership SSHRC Partnership Grant and Co-Directs the Indigenous Futures Research Centre. Igloliorte has been a curator for seventeen years; she is a founding member of GLAM Collective and the lead guest curator of INUA, the inaugural exhibition of the new Inuit art centre, Qaumajuq, which opened in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March 2021. Her most recent curatorial project is as Curator of Visual Arts for the 3rd international Arctic Arts Summit, to be held in the Yukon, Canada, in June 2022; Heather is also the Coordinating Producer of that event. Igloliorte is the President of the Board of the Inuit Art Foundation, serves as the Co-Chair of the Indigenous Circle for the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and sits on the Faculty Council of the Otsego Institute for Native American Art History at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, among others.