IPinCH Fellow: Jan-Dec 2013
MA Candidate, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University.
Irine received her B.A. from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University in 2012. Her M.A. senior supervisor is Dr. Kate Hennessy, Director of the Making Culture Lab at SIAT. Through the lens of the Inuvialuit Living History Project, an IPinCH Case Study, she is researching the role of new media technology in addressing the issue of intellectual property rights for Inuvialuit peoples. Irine’s research will explore the sewing and pattern making of traditional clothing in the Inuvialuit communities in the Northwest Territories. In addition to supporting Inuvialuit sewing projects, she will design and evaluate an interactive platform to represent Inuvialuit sewing and pattern making and its complexity as intangible heritage and cultural property.