Heather Igloliorte

Heather Igloliorte

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Heather Igloliorte is Assistant Professor in Art History and Concordia University Research Chair in Aboriginal Art History and Community Engagement. She has curated “We Were So Far Away”: The Inuit Experience of Residential Schools, based on the oral histories of eight Inuit former students of the residential school system; Decolonize Me (Ottawa Art Gallery, 2011); the online collaborative exhibition Inuit Art Alive drawing on oral histories, local archives, and community-based knowledge gathered during her dissertation research on the art history of the Labrador Inuit.expand

Her teaching and research interests include the global exhibition of Indigenous arts and culture, mid-century modernist primitivism, and issues of colonization, sovereignty, resistance and resilience. Her publications include chapters in Response, Responsibility, and Renewal: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Journey (2009), Inuit Modern (2010), and Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada (2012).