Susan Blight



Susan Blight is Anishinaabe from Couchiching First Nation. A visual artist, filmmaker, and

arts educator, Susan’s films and video work have been screened nationally and internationally

at such venues as Media City International Film Festival, Experiments in Cinema, and the

ImagineNative Festival. In addition, Susan has exhibited across North America, most notably

at Gallery 44, The Print Studio, Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts, and the Art

Gallery of Windsor. Susan is co-founder of The Ogimaa Miikana Project, an artist/activist

collective working to reclaim and rename the roads, streets, and landmarks of Toronto with

Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language) and in July 2013, she became the fourth member of the

Indigenous Routes artist collective which works to provide new media training for indigenous

youth. Susan Blight received a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Windsor in

Integrated Media, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies

from the University of Manitoba. She currently works as Aboriginal Student Life Coordinator at

the University of Toronto and is the host of Indigenous Waves radio show.


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