Heather Igloliorte

Dr. Heather Igloliorte, an Inuk from Nunatsiavut, holds the Tier 1 University Research Chair in Circumpolar Indigenous Arts, and is an associate professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University in Montreal, QC. Her research centres Inuit knowledge in the understanding of circumpolar art, and art history. Igloliorte leads the  Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership: The Pilimmaksarniq/Pijariuqsarniq Project, which aims to empower circumpolar Indigenous Peoples through training, and mentorship opportunities in both the north and south. Dr. Heather Igloliorte has been a curator for fifteen years, and has been published by Duke University Press:  Art Journal, TOPIA, PUBLIC, McGill – Queen’s University Press: RACAR, and the  Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, among others.