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Skawennati and Jack Gray: I LAND 2018

May 10, 2018
3 PM
GSE&IS Bldg, Room 111

Jack Gray: I LAND 2018
May 10, 2018
4:30 PM
Kaufman Hall Room 200

Light reception immediately following

Please join us Thursday, May 10 at 3pm in Room 111 GSE&IS Building for a talk by Skawennati, Mohawk multimedia artist, Co-Director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) and Partnership Coordinator of The Initiative for Indigenous Futures. Her talk is titled My Life as an Avatar: Activation Remix. This is a fragrance-free event.*

About this talk: Skawennati will explain how and why she adopted the internet as her homebase, touching upon early projects such as CyberPowWow and Imagining Indians in the 25th Century and showing excerpts from her machinimas, including TimeTravellerâ„¢ and She Falls For Ages. She will also tell you about Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace, the Initiative for Indigenous Futures, and Activating AbTeC Island.

The colloquium will be followed by a performance activation and talk by Maori contemporary dance artist Jack Gray, organized by the Worlds Arts and Culture/Dance Department. This UCLA Regents’ Lecture will take place at WAC, Gloria Kaufman Hall, Room 200 at 4:30pm.

There will be a joined reception for both events immediately following.
This is a free public event–please share widely!

* All  colloquia  are  fragrance-free  events. Please  refrain  from  wearing  scented  products  such  as  perfumes/colognes,  scented  lotions, clothing with strong detergent scents, etc. while attending this event as they can trigger serious health issues for those with fragrance allergies. We aim to maintain a welcoming and accessible environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Thank you for your consideration for all members of our community. More info on being fragrance-free can be found here: http://thinkbeforeyoustink.com/howtogofragrancefree.html


UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12-20) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.


May 10 2018


3:00 PM - 3:00 PM


GSE&IS Building


UCLA Graduate School of Information Studies