Stéphanie McKnight (Stéfy) is a MA candidate in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University. Initially from northern Ontario, Stéfy began her career as a visual artist while undergoing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Nipissing University in North Bay. Interested in how cultural themes relates to ideas of social construction, her research focuses on social sorting, gender performativity, and surveillance post Edward Snowden (2013). Stéfy’s research areas are broad, which indicates her passion for connecting and linking cultural ideologies to every day life. Her primary artist medium is installation art in forms such as site specific, video and media; performance and found object related installations.