- Embodied Carbon and Indigenous Practices – June 01, 9:15 am
Tiffany Shaw is a Métis Architect and Reimagine’s Indigenous Practice Leader. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) and her Master’s in Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC). While born in Calgary and raised in Edmonton, Tiffany’s Métis lineage derives from Fort McMurray via Fort McKay and the Red River. Tiffany’s passion for collaboration and community informs every aspect of her practice. She is renowned for her insightful aesthetic and sensitivity to diverse cultural landscapes. Her work forms a cohesive narrative between past, present and future concepts, bringing essential relational and cultural aspects into contemporary practice to create the most sustainable designs uniquely specific to each client and community. Tiffany is also an interdisciplinary artist, curator and founding core member of the Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective (www.ociciwan.ca/about).