David Fortin is a Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (MRAIC), a LEED accredited professional, and a registered architect in the province of Ontario. Fortin is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario and the RAIC Indigenous Task Force that seeks ‘ways to foster and promote indigenous design in Canada’. He was also co-curator of UNCEDED: Voices of the Land, a team of Indigenous architects under the leadership of Douglas Cardinal, who represented Canada at the 2018 Venice Biennale in Italy. Fortin is the Associate Director of the Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute and Director of the McEwen School of Architecture.
Location: Small Arms Inspection Building (2019)
Delineating a nation-state is a preview of the forthcoming issue 12 of Scapegoat: Architecture / Landscape / Political Economy, featuring: Roberto Damiani, Irena Latek, and Karyn Recollet, moderated by co-editors David Fortin and Adrian Blackwell. This conversation will examine the relationship between urban morphology and processes of settler colonialism, through…