Join current digital artist in residence Simon M. Benedict for an hour of conversation inside his evolving body of work. Benedict’s current project customizes the Minecraft platform to reflect a contemporary Abenaki experience. Referencing real world sites and traditions, Benedict’s projects reflect upon connection, community, and representation in the digital sphere.
This event is free to attend; Audience members can watch a livestream of the event on the MacKenzie’s Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch streams.
About the Artist
Simon M. Benedict (he/him) is an artist and translator of Franco-Québécois and Abenaki descent working with video, sound, still images, and text. He combines audiovisual material from various archives to examine how fictional and historical narratives inform and stem from our understanding of unmediated reality.
Ender Gallery is an artist residency and exhibition series on the Minecraft platform. During its inaugural season, it will host four artists in residence from across the globe.
Content Notice: Possible discussions surrounding residential schools.