Category Archives: Editorial

Re: Appropriation (again)

Following up my last post Appropriation vs. Misrepresentation.   I wanted to dig in a little further about appropriation relating to colonialism and specifically about First Nations relationship Colonialist Appropriation of Indigenous Cultures.   Indigenous Canadians have been subject to misappropriation and misrepresentation for generations. It’s a symptom of colonialisms slow genocide of the Indigenous […]

Re: Appropriation vs. Misrepresentation

First, go read this: “To the new culture cops, everything is appropriation.”     The writer is generalizing about “appropriation”. They’ve limited how they’re exploring and attempting to explain the concept by looking at examples of good and bad “types” of appropriation, through an exceptionally pedestrian reading of art history.   “Appropriation” is not the […]