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Today on the show we have three incredible guests. First we’ll be talking to Wireamu Grace, a Māori writer and director. In 2020 his cinematic VR film Whakakitenga (Wah-ka-ki-tang-ga) premiered at imagineNATIVE, the world’s largest indigenous film and media arts festival.
Our next guest is Keara Lightning, of the Samson Cree Nation, who is a game designer, the co-founder of Ekosi Games, and M.A. student in the Faculty of Native Studies at University of Alberta.
Our last guest is Hope One, a Maori artist who is considered one of the top female beatboxers in the world. Hope founded the Hope One School Of Beatbox, and tours schools giving beatbox workshops - sharing her knowledge, experience, and skills to help inspire the community and encourage youth to follow their dreams.
The Immersive Knowledge Transfer is a series is all about amplifying the voices of Indigenous creatives from around the world who are doing incredible work with immersive technologies. The show is created by the IM4 Media Lab, and made possible by the generosity of our sponsors: Emily Carr University, Western Diversification and Creative BC.
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Follow Wiremu Grace: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wiremu-grace-51795027 Follow Keara Lightning: https://ekosigames.itch.io/ https://www.instagram.com/kearaa Follow Hope One: https://www.hopeonebeatbox.com/