Cultural Networks: Mapping the Mobilizing of Inuit Cultural Heritage

Anna Hudson, Heather Igloliorte, Angela Norwood, Nancy Wachowich, Gro Ween + Collaborators

Augmented reality poster

Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage (MICH) is a multi-media/multi-platform for the re-engagement of voice in Inuit art, design and performance. The objectives guiding the range of works for this project are three-fold:

  • Providing access to information and communication technologies by seeking innovative ways to enable Inuit to be heard by pushing their rich media out to the world;
  • Connecting Inuit voice to objects of Cultural Heritage through digitizing artifacts and integrating them into design-based curricula and through the study of stories and traditional craft; and
  • Inspire the creation of Inuit cultural capacity through documentary films, video game development and design camps for youth.

Credits: Janine Butler, Koomuatuk Sapa Curley, Evan Despault, Britt Gallpen, Geronimo Inutiq, Christine Lalonde, Ryan Oliver, Nelson Tagoona, Leigh Anne Willard, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, York University