Tag Archives: appropriation

Representational Immersion and the Settler Gaze

Settler adaptations of Indigenous stories, for print, film, television, and video games, is a highly contested space, with a deep history of appropriation and representational violence (McCall, First Person Plural). In this post, which should be read as a work in progress, I explore how the settler gaze, defined by what David Garneau identifies as […]

Virtual Reality, Visual Sovereignty and the (Hungry) Settler Gaze

It is an understatement to say that this hunger for resources has not abated with time. xwel√≠tem hunger may have begun with gold, but it quickly extended to forests, the water, and of course the land itself. In the twentieth century the hunger has grown for Indigenous artistic practice. Dylan Robinson, Hungry Listening Both my […]