Dr. Julie Nagam is Nuit Blanche Toronto’s artistic director
She will focus on the connections across urban, polar, and pacific landscapes, revealing the space between us as a potential site for sharing knowledge.
This includes a totally BIPOC-focused lineup showcasing new augmented and virtual realities that are interactive and engaging, bringing art into any public space or your home. You can take this work and slap it on a wall, place work on your kitchen table, or place it in a yard.
The City of Toronto/Nuit Blanches is a partner on Nagam’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Development Grant.
Nagam is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at UWinnipeg. Her scholarship, curatorial, and artistic practice have been featured nationally and internationally. She is also the director of the Aabijijiwan New Media Lab, the Co-Director of the Kishaadigeh Collaborative Research Centre, and a collective member of member of GLAM, which works on curatorial activism, Indigenous methodologies, public art, digital technologies, and engagement with place.
Naniece Ibrahim, Communications Officer, The University of Winnipeg