Lindsay Marie Stewart, expedition filmmaker and documentary producer
Lindsay Marie Stewart is a National Geographic Young Explorer and student member of the New York Explorers Club. She produces non-fiction documentary films emerging from both ethnographic fieldwork and journalism. Her goal is to engage various audiences across different cultural settings using perspectives drawn from the arts, the human sciences, and the humanities. Lindsay is the founder of the Natural Connections Project and has been recognized for this work with the Public Ethnography Award as well as international awards for the first documentary short in the project, A Hand to Stand.
Lindsay currently works as the Director of Public Relations for the EMAC (Ethnography.Media.Arts.Culture) Network as well as with Dr. Phillip Vannini, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Public Ethnography, for the films The Art of Wild and Life Off Grid. She has just returned from Tajikistan for her most recent project of 2015, an all-female ski and scientific expedition team exploring the borderlands of the Pamir mountain range titled Borderski.