Gerald McMaster, OC, is nehiyaw (Plains Cree) and a citizen of the Siksika First Nation. He is a professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair of Indigenous Visual Culture and Curatorial Practice at OCAD University, where he also directs the Wapatah Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge. McMaster is a member of the Order of Canada, and has won the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, and the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts. He has twice served as curator for the Venice Biennale and was the artistic director of the Biennale of Sydney in 2012. He is the author or editor of over ten books, including Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World, Reservation X, and Arctic/Amazon.