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Native Representations in Video Games

Posted on July 12, 2011, 6:00 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Uncategorized.

I finally got around to putting together a short film about Native Representations in Video Games. It’s a little bit academic, a little bit presentation, and a little bit my take on things. There is enough content that I could extend this into a documentary as extensive as Reel Injun by adding more footage, interviewing [...]

AbTeC @ Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years

Posted on December 17, 2010, 11:06 am, by Nancy, under Uncategorized.

As announced in the prestigious e-flux newsletter, our lovely co-director Skawennati’s work will be on display  at the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg. The show’s title is “Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years International Exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous Art” and will be taking place from January 22 to May 11. It also features many other [...]

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival 2010

Posted on November 20, 2010, 1:57 pm, by Nancy, under Uncategorized.

Once again, the AbTeC team submitted work into the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival New Media category. And, yet again, we walked away with the “Best New Media” prize! This time for our video game mod project, along side the students of Kahnawake Survival School, entitled “Otsì:!! Rise of the Kanien’kehá:ka Legends”.
Seen here are [...]

THE HEADLINE BLARED: INDIANS SETTLE LAND IN CYBERSPACE In support of AbTeC buying land in Second Life.

Posted on March 31, 2010, 1:07 pm, by skawennati, under Uncategorized.

Why would Indians buy virtual land with real money??

What is Research

Posted on February 12, 2010, 5:44 pm, by Angela, under Uncategorized.

Notes From:
INTERDISCIPLINARY DIALOGUES 2009/2010 – WHAT IS RESEARCH?
Session II
Research, Ethics, Politics
February 12, 2010, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., LB 646 Library Building, 1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest
Presentations by:
Josh Schwebel: Escaping ‘What’ and ‘Is’: research beyond subject(s)
Ioana Radu: Doing research with aboriginal people: the role of knowledge mobilization, engaged scholarship and sharing authority
Eric Ronis: Every Story Needs a Villain [...]

Indians in Space: Curating Media Art by Indigenous Artists- A Talk by Steven Loft at IARC Speaker Series

Posted on November 2, 2009, 3:15 pm, by admin, under Uncategorized.

Indians in Space: Curating Media Art by Indigenous Artists
Steven Loft, Aboriginal Curator-in-Residence, National Gallery of Canada; Former Director, Urban Shaman Gallery
IARC Speaker Series, SAR Boardroom
October 29, 2009, 5:30–6:30 pm
The development of an artistic discipline based on electronic technologies is an articulation of creative and cultural space foregoing the territorialized domains of cultural and artistic canons. [...]

TimeTraveler™ WINS!

Posted on October 21, 2009, 3:11 pm, by Jason, under Uncategorized.

Skawennati won Best New Media at the imagineNative Festival in Toronto last weekend for the TimeTraveller™ website. Congratulations to the whole TimeTraveller™ team and cast of thousands.

AbTeC @ imagineNATIVE

Posted on October 7, 2009, 3:00 pm, by Angela, under Uncategorized.

At this year’s 1oth annual imagineNATIVE AbTeC-ers Jason E. Lewis and Skawennati Tricia Fragnito will present works in the New Media Show at A Space Gallery (401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON).
We hope to see you all there!

SKINS 1.0 | Otsi: Rise of the Kanien’keha:ka Legends Trailer

Posted on October 5, 2009, 11:20 am, by admin, under Uncategorized.

SKINS 1.0 | Otsi: Rise of the Kanien’keha:ka Legends

Posted on October 2, 2009, 6:05 pm, by admin, under Uncategorized.