Monthly Archives: February 2011

Youth workshops

Twice in this past month, as part of the Digital Natives project, I helped run workshops for Aboriginal youth, along with Phillip Djwa and Kristin Kozuback. Phil and Kris each have been doing this kind of thing for over ten … Continue reading

Posted in Digital media, First Nations, Messages | Comments Off

unpacking the tweeting process

this project helps me to imagine what i would want to see on a billboard instead of ads…  i mulled over possible tweets…  i’ve been thinking a lot with & through water, how it materializes relationships between human & nonhuman … Continue reading

Posted in Messages | Comments Off

Distance is not an evil that should be abolished. It is the normal condition of any communication.

These words of Jacques Rancière’s have been taken from a speech entitled “The Emancipated Spectator” that he originally addressed to the 5th International Summer Academy in Frankfurt, Germany on 20 August 2004, and which has since been compiled as part … Continue reading

Posted in Art, First Nations, Language, Messages, Writing | 1 Comment

Learning through translation

I’m so grateful to Marianne and Gloria Nicolson for their work in translating some of the Digital Natives messages to Kwak’wala. We had a fascinating email exchange about how to convey the meaning of several of the messages in English, … Continue reading

Posted in Digital media, First Nations, Language, Messages, Writing | 2 Comments