We are happy to announce that Jorge Zavagno, technical director at Elastic Spaces and Concordia’s INDI graduate student, has been awarded the MITACS Research Training Award (RTA) to work with Leila Sujir and a team of researchers on a community engagement project: Elastic 3D Spaces: the old growth forest as ‘home’ space with an emphasis on land, healing, home, communities, in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Pacheedaht First Nation, and funded by a SSHRC- Partnership Engage Grant. (2019-2021). Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 19 years. Working with 60 universities, 4,000 companies, and both federal and provincial governments, building partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.
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