Julie Nagam

Dr. Julie Nagam is a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts, Collaboration and Digital Media and the Director of Aabijijiwan New Media Lab.

Dr. Julie Nagam (M├ętis/German/Syrian) is an Associate Professor in the department of Art History at the University of Winnipeg. She is the inaugural Artistic Director for 2020 and 2022 for Nuit Blanche Toronto, the largest public exhibition in North America. In 2020 she shifted to the first virtual exhibition with an online archive with over 1400 projects (Nuit History), over 20 AR and VR artworks (Nuit In Your Neighbourhood), and live stream over 30 artists for (Nuit Live) plus talks and podcasts. Dr. Nagam’s SSHRC research includes digital makerspaces + incubators, mentorship, digital media + design, international collaborations and place-based knowledge.

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