“Under Your Always Light” Music Video

Article from the FADER: “Leanne Betasamosake Simpson Spars With Colonialism In The “Under Your Always Light” Music Video The Indigenous artist’s new album f(l)light is out now. by Jordan Darville Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg artist based…

"Versaearcolonian" Performance with Chandra Melting Tallow

“Versaearcolonian” Performance with Chandra Melting Tallow

Versaearcolonion was the headliner for the SO WIDE SO LOW SO HIGH edition of VIVO Media Art’s Thirstdays series. SO WIDE SO LOW SO HIGH was curated by Raymond Boisjoly and Jordan Wilson. Versaearcolonion: “Con(versa)tional Strategies B(ear)ing Witness to the…

#NakedIsland “Detention” #NFB Animated Micro-short

“Detention” is an animated micro-short I co-directed with animator David Seitz. This piece is part of an #NFB initiative called Naked Island. I was inspired by the story of Alpha and Glory Anawa. Glory fled certain violence in Cameroon and gave…

"The Right Thing To Do..."

“The Right Thing To Do…”

On Friday February 7th, Stephen Harper visited the Blood Reserve to announce a new legislation known as the First Nations Education Act. Prime Minister Harper was welcomed by our elected Chief Charles Weasel Head and our band council. Along with…

“It was going to get made no matter what…”

In my last blog post “Alive or Better Off Dead?” I made a statement about Sterling HolyWhiteMountain’s interview posted on Josh Cole’s blog. I referred to his interview as being apolitical and promised to elaborate on that in another blog…

“Alive” or Better Off Dead?

  Last week, a controversial music video by UK filmmaker Josh Cole was released featuring the song Alive by the UK based group Chase & Status (featuring Jacob Banks). Following the release, the Twitterverse erupted as people heatedly argued both for and…