Meet the Jurors of the 2019 RJAE

Meet the Jurors for the 2019 RJAE

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Asinnajaq is an Inuit visual artist, filmmaker and writer based in Montreal. Asinnajaq’s practice is grounded in research and collaboration, which includes working with other artists, friends and family. In 2016 she worked with the National Film Board of Canada’s archive to source historical and contemporary Inuit films and colonial representations of Inuit in film. The footage she pulled is included in her short film Three Thousand. The film was nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. She was recently selected as one of the curators for the 2019 Venice Biennale.

Genevieve Robertson is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in environmental studies. She holds an MFA from Emily Carr University (2016) and a BFA from NSCAD University (2009), and presently serves as the Executive Director at Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson, British Columbia. Through working with various collaborators and artist-run organizations, Genevieve has organized and curated several exhibitions and symposia, most recently Wayfinding: Identity and the Kootenays, a Juried Emerging Artists Exhibition at Oxygen Art Centre (2018); and River Arts: Reimagining the Columbia Across Bordersa Symposium at Selkirk College (2018). She has exhibited her work in group and solo exhibitions internationally, in venues including the Libby Leshgold Gallery (Vancouver), the Pensacola Museum (USA), the Touchstones Museum (Nelson), Roll-Up Gallery (Portland), Or Gallery, Vancouver), the Nanaimo Art Gallery, the New Gallery (Calgary), the Walter Philips Gallery (Banff), and Access Gallery (Vancouver).