About

Lindsay Nixon is a Cree-Métis-Saulteaux curator, award-nominated editor, award-nominated writer and McGill Art History Ph.D. student studying Indigenous (new) feminist artists and methodologies in contemporary art. They currently hold the position of Editor-at-Large for Canadian Art. Nixon has previously edited mâmawi­-âcimowak, an independent art, art criticism and literature journal. Their writing has appeared in Malahat Review, Room, GUTS, Mice, esse, The Inuit Art Quarterly, Teen Vogue and other publications. nîtisânak, Nixon’s memoir and first published book, is out now through Metonymy Press. Born and raised in the prairies, they currently live in Tio’tia:ke/Mooniyaang—unceded Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe territories (Montreal, QC).

Selected Academic Lectures

“The Prairie Wind is Gay af: nîtisânak,” Native Studies Colloquium – University of Manitoba

“Fem the Future: Indigenous New Feminisms and Art, Manifestos from the Margins of NDN Thot,” Faculty of Arts, Department of Art History; Faculty of Native Studies, Department of Native Studies – University of Alberta.

“On Bodies: Indigenous (new) Feminist Art,” Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Art History – Yale University

Recent Lectureships

INDG 401 (Decolonizing Indigenous Nations) Indigenous Studies Program, Institute for the Study of Canada – McGill University