Skawennati Screening & Artist Talk
Tuesday, November 28 from 7pm to 9pm
You’re invited to the Skawennati Screening & Artist Panel with INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE co-curator Julie Nagam, and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IFF). Enjoy a screening of TimeTraveller™ (75 min) by Skawennati.
TimeTraveller™ is a multiplatform project that includes a website (www.timetravellertm.com), a nine-episode machinima series, a set of digital prints, and a prototype action figure. Together they tell the story of Hunter, an angry young Mohawk man living in the twenty-second century. Despite his impressive range of traditional skills as hunter, warrior, and ironworker, Hunter is unable to find his way in an overcrowded, hyperconsumerist, technologized world.
Panel discussion to follow the TimeTraveller™ screening, led by Julie Nagam and Jaimie Isaac with Skawennati, Jason Lewis, and Scott Benesiinaabandan from Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IFF), a partnership of universities and community organizations dedicated to developing multiple visions of Indigenous peoples via workshops, residencies, symposia, and archives. IIF is conducted by Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC), a research network based at Concordia University.