Category Archives: PEOPLE

Fun in Four Directions: start of a sideshow of Aborginal avatars

Posted on April 21, 2010, 3:19 pm, by skawennati, under Artists, Virtual Worlds, representation.

Today I revisited an artwork from 2008, a collaboration between Bea Parsons and myself, called Guided By The Four Directions. Let me break it down for you.

Interview with Candice Hopkins

Posted on June 10, 2009, 7:46 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Artists, PEOPLE.

Candice Hopkins, formerly the director and curator of the exhibitions program at the Western Front in Vancouver, is also a writer and artist whose curotorial efforts often relate to her Tlingit heritage. She has been published by MIT Press, BlackDog Publishing, New York University, and Banff Centre Press, among [...]

Interview with Michael Sheyahshe

Posted on April 6, 2009, 1:38 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Artists, PEOPLE.

Michael Sheyahshe, who owns alterNative Media, is the author of Native Americans in Comic Books, which explores Native representation in the comic book field. Since it’s such a small world, he is also friends with Steve Sanderson, a comic book artist and writer who has participated as a guest mentor at the AbTeC Skins workshop [...]

Stereotypes in Gaming

Posted on January 14, 2009, 4:53 pm, by Jason, under PEOPLE, Uncategorized, representation.

I’m posting out of turn here, but it’s a blog so that’s OK, right?
One of my main interests in the AbTeC project is working on ways of articulating arguments–beyond the moral ones– for broadening the producer base to include people from a wider range of backgrounds than is presently the case. In other words, why [...]