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Justine Woods

Justine Woods is a Métis interdisciplinary designer based in Tkaronto in what is known as Canada, and is from the Georgian Bay Métis Community. She is a current Master of Design Candidate at OCAD University and holds a Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design from Ryerson University where she specialized in bespoke tailoring and garment construction. Justine has showcased her work both locally and internationally at Graduate Fashion Week in London, England and is a Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominee.

Justine's design practice involves garment-based work with focus on Indigenous clothing adornment practices. Her research and design work investigates the ways Fashion can facilitate, activate and mobilize cultural resurgence, specifically positioned through an Indigenous feminist lens. Her work is greatly informed by her identity as a Métis woman and the deeply rooted relationships she has to her ancestral land. 

 

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