Tsēmā Igharas (formally Tamara Skubovius) is an interdisciplinary artist and a member of the Tahltan First Nation. She uses Potlatch methodology to create conceptual artwork and teachings influenced by her mentorship in Northwest Coast Formline Design at K’saan (2005/06), her studies in visual culture and time in the mountains. She has a Bachelor's degree from Emily Carr University of Art and Design (2011) and graduated from the Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program at OCADu showing her thesis work, LAND|MINE that connects materials to mine sites and bodies to the land. She currently a contributing member and representative for ReMatriate Collective. Tsēmā has won the 2018 Emily Award for outstanding ECUAD alumni; has shown and performed in various places in Canada including 2016 and 2018 Montreal Contemporary Native Art Biennial; and internationally in Chiapas, Mexico, Asheville, USA and Santiago, Chile.


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