Announcing our New Digital Collections Assistant: Shaneela Boodoo

VUCAVU is thrilled to welcome Shaneela Boodoo to our team!

Shaneela Boodoo is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a BFA (Honours) in Design and is also a recent graduate of the University of Winnipeg with an MA in Cultural Studies. She is a second-generation Indo-Caribbean immigrant, born and based in Winnipeg, MB. As an emerging artist, designer, and curator,  Boodoo explores the entanglements of themes such as colonialism, displacement, and womanhood.

Shaneela is excited to learn more about Canadian independent film, and is also interested in cultivating her own curatorial interests within VUCAVU’s extensive catalogue, including animated films as well as representations of BIPOC.  Shaneela’s role at VUCAVU will focus on bilingual communications, marketing on our social media and web content management on the backend of our website. 

Shaneela grew up and lives on Treaty No. 1 Territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinabe (Ojibway), Ininew (Cree), Oji-Cree, Dene, and Dakota, the Birthplace of the Métis Nation and the Heart of the Métis Nation Homeland.

VUCAVU acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada Summer Jobs program for helping fund this internship.