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Loretta Sarah Todd: Indigenous Storytelling Across Platforms and Into the Future!

Regeneration: All Our Relations presents
Loretta Sarah Todd: Indigenous Storytelling Across Platforms and Into the Future!

Hosted by Sensorium Centre for Digital Arts & Technology, and the Department of Cinema & Media Arts.

Loretta Sarah Todd is a visionary leader in Indigenous media, considered a true artist with entrepreneurial energy, cultural knowledge and writer of seminal essays like Aboriginal Narratives in Cyberspace. Her first feature, Monkey Beach, based on the novel by Eden Robinson, launched to strong audience and critical response, screened at TIFF (Industry Selects) and was the #1 Canadian film for 4 weeks at the box office. She is known for her expressionistic documententaries, including Forgotten Warriors, Hands of History, Today is a Good Day and Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa. Ms. Todd also creates, produces and showruns series including children’s and youth series, like Nehiyawetan, Coyote Science and Fierce Girls, and sci-fi martial arts mash-up (Skye and Chang). Ms. Todd was instrumental in the formation of the Indigenous Arts Centre at the Banff Centre and she recently founded the IM4 Media Lab, an Indigenous XR Lab, in collaboration with Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she is the Creative Director.

Tuesday November 23rd
2:30 pm EST
Registration required:

This event is part of the Regeneration: All Our Relations series organized through Sensorium: The Centre for Digital Art and Technology and is co-organized by the Department of Design. The indigenous speaker/workshop series Regeneration: All Our Relations will highlight emerging relationships to the environment and to the realm of mythology, imaginary or spiritual led by indigenous scholars and artists. The series seeks to build upon interdisciplinary efforts to decolonize the curriculum and is aimed at introducing diverse systems of knowledge and pedagogy across the varied methodologies within the faculty. This series is supported by the Indigeneity in Teaching and Learning Fund at York University.

“This event is supported by Sensorium, the Department of Cinema & Media Arts, and Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation.”


Nov 23 2021


2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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