Waylon Wilson

Spring 2021 seminar: Ph.D. candidate, performing and media arts

Waylon Wilson is a citizen of the Tuscarora Nation who is focused on re-storying Indigenous history and issues in multiple media platforms. As a digital media artist, he relocates Indigenous place-based knowledge as mobile, virtual environments, laser-cut fabrications, and quirky animations. He builds interactive, intergenerational digital spaces for elder and youth play. As a Ph.D. student, his current research interests examine the intersections of Indigenous storytelling, documentary filmmaking, cinema techniques, and video game strategies.