Emily Dundas Oke is an emerging curator and interdisciplinary artist. A 2018 graduate of Philosophy and Visual Art (BA) from Thompson Rivers University, she has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Ken Lepin Award of Excellence. Her philosophical research in epistemology guides her interest in works that deal with the production and retention of embodied knowledge and shared histories. She is an alumni of the TRU Indigenous Knowledge Makers program, is currently a co-organizer of the Indigenous Brilliance reading and performance series, and holds a FPCC funded Indigenous Curatorial Assistant position at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. Emily has exhibited nationally and internationally and has been an artist in residence at Nida Art Colony (Lithuania), Ideas Block (Lithuania) and the Kamloops Printmakers Society (Canada).She is of Cree, Métis, Scottish, and English descent and is a visitor on the unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
She is open to collaboration. Feel free to get in touch via email, phone or instagram.
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