Tag Archives: First Nations

Native Representations in Video Games

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 [...]

SSI: The Skins Summer Institute

Life has been busy for AbTeC as we prepare for the Skins Summer Institute (SSI) in late July at Concordia University in Montreal. SSI is a two-week intensive workshop for Aboriginal (Indigenous/First Nations/Native) youth that combines instruction in video game design with immersion into Aboriginal stories and storytelling techniques. The workshop covers traditional storytelling as [...]

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

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.

TimeTraveller™ News

Sometimes it is painful to write about your own art. The thought of revealing to the world your flawed decision-making processes or your inability to truly articulate your meaning or your doubts about your skills… it’s all so daunting. On the other hand, it is such a burden to remember everything, like why you [...]