Nicole Schafenacker is a writer, performer and artist-researcher originally from amiskwaciwâskahikan/Edmonton. Her work explores body memory, feminist narratives, liminal spaces at the threshold of change, intimate geographies, and hopeful acts/relationships between humans and place. She is passionate about making work that centers northern lives and landscapes and has spent the last five years living, studying, and showing work in different subarctic locations including in northern BC and northern Norway. She is currently the artist in residence for the Yukon chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). Nicole lives in Whitehorse on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. She has shown work across Canada, the US and in Norway.