Steven Loft is a Mohawk of the Six Nations with Jewish heritage and is a curator, scholar, writer and media artist. He had recently taken the position of Coordinator of the Aboriginal Arts Office with the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2010 he was named Trudeau National Visiting Fellow at Ryerson University in Toronto where he continued his research into Indigenous art and aesthetics. He has curated group and solo exhibitions across Canada and internationally; written extensively for magazines, catalogues and arts publications and lectured widely in Canada and internationally.
Loft co-edited Transference, Technology, Tradition: Aboriginal Media and New Media Art (Banff Centre Press, 2005) and is the editor of the forthcoming Coded Territories: Indigenous Pathways in New Media. This book of essays by artists, curators, and scholars frames the landscape of contemporary Aboriginal new media art.
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