May Chew is an Assistant Professor at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and Department of Art History at Concordia University. Her current research focuses on interactive and immersive technologies in diverse museum and exhibit spaces across Canada, and how these technologies facilitate the material practice of nation and cultural citizenship. Her recent work includes a chapter in the anthology Material Cultures in Canada (WLU Press, 2015); articles in Imaginations, the International Journal of Heritage Studies, the Journal of Canadian Art History; and Public 57: Archives/Counter-Archives, which she co-edited with Susan Lord and Janine Marchessault. She is a collaborator of the Archive/Counter-Archive (https://counterarchive.ca/) project, and a member of the Ethnocultural Art Histories Research in Media group (https://www.ethnoculturalarts.com/eahr--media.html)
Keywords that highlight my research interests
visual and material cultures; cultural studies; museums and technologies; interactivity and immersion; archives; haunting and spectrality; public art and social engagement
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