Dylan Robinson is a scholar and artist of Stó:l? First Nations descent who holds the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts at Queen’s University, located on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. His research focuses upon the sensory politics of Indigenous activism and the arts, and currently leads a SSHRC Insight project focused on documents the history of contemporary Indigenous public art (including sound art and social arts practices) across North America. This project also involves working with Indigenous artists and scholars to collaboratively imagine new models for public engagement, to create new public works that acknowledge Indigenous histories and sovereignty. He is co-editor of the collections Arts of Engagement: Taking Aesthetic Action in and Beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016), and Opera Indigene: Re/presenting First Nations and Indigenous Cultures (Routledge Press, 2011)
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