Indigenous Women’s Digital Media and Representing Violence

A couple of weeks ago, I attended Coming To You From the Indigenous Future: A Showcase of Indigenous Women’s Digital media. My experiences at there really meshed with a lot of class discussions, particularly the one we had about the representation of slavery in Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry. The showcase presented a wide array of…

“Highway of Tears” Virtual Reality: Hardware and Interface

On Wednesday I attended event in Frost with Danika Medak-Saltzman (so this counts as two posts?), where there were digital projects about indigenous futures, including a virtual reality experience about the “Highway of Tears,” a rural highway in British Columbia where large numbers of Indigenous girls and women have disappeared or been found killed over…

Quest to Learn

My middle and high school experience, by all accounts, was unusual. In New York City,  students apply for middle school in 5th grade, much the way that senior students in high school apply for college, and with similar amounts of stress. For me, this process was, by and large, uninteresting. I applied to the middle…