Monthly Archives: September 2009

Steven Loft Interview on Rabble.ca

Posted on September 29, 2009, 5:49 pm, by Angela, under Uncategorized.

Steven Loft: A curator with chutzpah
By Jennifer Dales | September 15, 2009
Steven Loft has a lot of chutzpah. This Mohawk-Jewish curator, writer and media artist is the first to hold the two-year position of curator-in-residence, Indigenous art, at the National Gallery of Canada. His overall career goal is impressively ambitious: “I want to [...]

Native Steampunk

Posted on September 18, 2009, 12:52 am, by Elizabeth LaPensée, under INSPIRATION.

As we recolonize cyberspace and re-envision technology for Aboriginal means, I am brought back to the Steampunk genre time and time again. For those unaware, steampunk, simply put, is a genre of fiction that re-imagines a past with steam-based technology. (Notably, steampunk has become a fashion and an aesthetic.) However, most steampunk, despite being based [...]