Marnie Badham is a socially-engaged artist - researcher in Canada and Australia engaging communities in questions of place, identity and cultural value. At RMIT University in Melbourne, her research examines the role of the artist in society and questions of hospitality and dislocation in collaboration. Marnie lectures in ‘Art in Public Space’ and has expertise in cultural policy and community-based evaluation. Marnie was a Visiting Research Fellow at Thompson Rivers University for the month of March 2018.
Emily Dundas Oke
Emily Dundas Oke is an emerging curator, artist and researcher currently based in BC, with a degree in Philosophy and Visual Arts from Thompson Rivers University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of artmaking and social history, which has resulted in collaborative projects both within Canada and abroad. As an art educator, Emily has worked with the Kamloops Art Gallery, South Kamloops Secondary School, the Arbour Aboriginal Collective, and the Boys and Girls Club.