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Ancestral Gratitude Bridge: Indigenous Community Connection through Virtual Embodiment and Technological Storytelling

About This Event

VR film screening and feedback session with the filmmaker.

Participants are invited to view the VR film by Táhila Moss (Táhila Mintz), "Ancestral Gratitude Bridge."

Audience members will have an opportunity to provide feedback about the work, as well as engage in conversation with Táhila who will be virtually present at both locations simultaneously.

Headsets will be provided.

Featured Guests

Táhila Mintz has worked as a cultural technologist creating culturally responsive Virtual Reality or interactive online experiences to translate in-person experiences to the virtual realm for Indigenous community healing. Her chapter, "Integrating Immersive Technology Tools and New Media for Indigenous Culture and Wellness" will be published in the upcoming book, Resilient Health: Leveraging Technology and Social Innovations to Transform Healthcare for COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond. She is the Founding Executive Director of OJI:SDA’ Sustainable Indigenous Futures. Táhila is currently a faculty member of Performance Art at Vanderbilt University.


The Soil Factory -142 Ithaca Beer Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

April 22, 2024, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Soil Factory: 142 Ithaca Beer Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850 AND The Virtual Embodiment Lab: Cornell University-471 Mann Library Ithaca, NY 14853

DH14: Virtual Embodiment Across Disciplines

Category: Film Exhibit Meeting

Audience: Open to the Public

Host: Cornell University

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