As an anthropologist of media and the director of the Making Culture Lab at SIAT, Kate Hennessy’s research explores the role of digital technology in the documentation and safeguarding of cultural heritage. Her multimedia and art works and investigate documentary methodologies to address Indigenous and settler histories of place and space. Kate is a founding member of the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective, which has curated exhibitions and projects at the intersection of anthropology and contemporary art since 2009. In 2017, she was awarded the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC’s Early in Career Award, which recognizes the contributions to the non-academic community made by faculty members who are at an early point in their careers.