Monthly Archives: June 2009

Posted on June 17, 2009, 10:06 pm, by Jason, under Uncategorized.

It’s pedal down, wall-to-wall over here at Obx Labs. We’re in full production mode at the this point, trying to both complete work on Skins and on the first episode of TimeTraveller. For Skins, we we’re working with the students to finish the vertical slice of Otsi! Rise of the Kanienkehaka Legends, doing the final [...]

Indigenous Representations in Commercial Video Games

Posted on June 17, 2009, 4:01 pm, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under Games, representation.

I’ve been toiling over the script for the “Indigenous Representations in Commercial Video Games” portion of the forthcoming Skins documentary film for the past several days. I’m still at 1 minute and 40 seconds when I need to get it to 1 minute. I don’t think it’s possible, so I’ve decided to go ahead with [...]

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 [...]

AbTeC Newsletter #19 – LAST WORDS ON THE RESIDENT EVIL 5 RACISM CONTROVERSY

Posted on June 1, 2009, 12:43 pm, by admin, under NEWSLETTER.

If you agree with Capcom’s assertion that the game actually aims to deliver an anti-colonialist message, then how do you reconcile the Tarzan-movie natives that some [enemies] revert to later in the game? The ancestral habits into which the [enemies] devolve line up exactly with the kinds of ooga-booga Africans that the prevailing logic of [...]