Panelist, Panel 6 – Indigenous Digital Media Labs – Critical Mass
Davis Heslep is an Arts Administrator, Educator, Media Artist and Producer based in Yellowknife, NT. Davis is currently the Programming and Out-reach Director for the non-profit arts organization Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) based in Sǫ̀mbak’è/ Yellowknife NT, and serving the five regions of the Northwest Territories. In 2014, Davis developed the travelling workshop Hackspace NT which aims to develop the digital skills of young Northerners through hands-on workshops on VR, Video Game Design, 3D modelling and printing, Laser cutting, Modular Electronics and other forms of digital fabrication. Davis has been the representative for WAMP’s partnership with The Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IIF).