Kylie Fineday

and Amrita Sameer Deshpande

May 26, 2018

KYLIE FINEDAY is a Cree artist from Sweetgrass First Nation, SK. Her multidisciplinary practice is inspired by her Cree identity, her family and its history, and social issues that affect Indigenous people.

New media artist AMRITA SAMEER DESHPANDE discussed several projects that blend mobile app technology, conventional art media and social practice. Her presentation addressed her recent work with refugees in Lethbridge and a new project working with women street vendors and boat rowers in Vietnam. Her talk featured a brief demo of the app and how it is used to add layers of information to artwork.