Meagan Byrne is a Métis new media artist and game designer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She has been creating digital interactive pieces since 2014 and uses her work to explore questions of cultural belonging, the indigenization of media and the future of indigenous language and culture.
Her first major work Wanisinowin | Lost has been shown at imagineNATIVE Film Festival, Toronto; Different Games Conference, New York; IndieCade, California and is now a part of the upcoming show CHILDISH at the John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery in Edmonton. She is co-director of Dames Making Games as well as Indigenous Routes, a collection of indigenous new-media artists. Meagan has received a B.A. of English Literature (2009) from McMaster University and a B.A. of Game Design (2017) from The Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.