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Indigenous Art Intensive Keynote Speaker: Tracy Kim Bonneau
June 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join us for a series of artist talks, panel conversations and keynote presentations throughout the months of May and June.
The Indigenous Art Intensive features a series of world-renowned speakers, including Tracey Kim Bonneau.
Drop by the University Theatre on Wednesday, June 15 between 12-1 pm.
About the Speaker
Tracey Kim Bonneau is a member of the Syilx Nation, born and raised in the unceded traditional territory of her ancestors the Syilx-Okanagan. Tracey is a veteran writer and producer, who has achieved recognition and awards from The Canadian Association of Broadcasters, American Indian Film Institute, BC Association of Broadcasters and BC Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia (Leo Awards).
Tracey’s experience in print, radio, television and multimedia digital platforms spans over 30 years of freelance work and media arts project management. Her most current work include her documentary series, Quest OutWest Wild Food, airing on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. As series creator, Tracey produced, wrote and hosted 39 ½ hour episodes since 2014.
In 2018, Tracey joined the IM4 Lab and serves as a Matriarch with the IM4. The IM4 Lab offers free workshops to provide an accessible training forum for Indigenous peoples. IM4 is dedicated to Indigenizing VR/AR/360 by enabling communities to find effective ways to incorporate these technologies into educational, cultural, language, artistic, and commercial applications.
Aside from her art career, Tracey is employed by a non-profit organization as the Manager of Arts Culture and Adult Higher Learning at En’owkin Centre located in Penticton.