Posted on 17 Mar 2017 in sca eventGallery ExhibitionInstallation

Exhibition: In Circulation

Part of the 2017 Capture Photography Festival

07 April 2017 – 28 April 2017, 9:00am
TBA, 1000 - 4000 levels, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Free

Exhibition: In Circulation

In Circulation examines the university as a public site for the deconstruction and reconstruction of knowledge. Post-secondary study fosters the development of new modes for students to be able to see and relate to one another. And as students begin to question their existing modes of thinking and perception, they also discover new modes for interpersonal organization and production. Installed throughout SFU at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, In Circulation comprises photographic interventions throughout the School for the Contemporary Arts. This spatial arrangement, experienced in whole or in part, presents multiple perspectives that expose the participating artists’ movements through time, the university, and the changing circumstances of their (un)shared experiences.

Curated by Oscar Alfonso and Joni Cheung.

Featuring the work of: asmaa al-issa, Patrick Blenkarn, Jessica Chu, Stephanie Gagne, Phoebe Huang, Danyal Imani, A Yeong Kim, Ruilan King, Siena Locher-Lo, Dustin Patar, Tyler Pengelly, Rui Rui Sun, Kalvin Valko, Sophie Van den Biggelaar.

Opening Reception
Lobby of SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Exhibition Tour
Meet in the Lobby of SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:00pm

Presented by The School for the Contemporary Arts at SFU and the SFU Visual Arts Student Union. In Circulation forms part of the 2017 Capture Photography Festival.

Image: Ruilan King, Untitled, 2016

Posted on 31 Mar 2017 in sca eventOffsite Performance

Peter Dickinson’s Long Division

26 April 2017 – 30 April 2017, 8:00pm
Offsite, Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
$25/$30

Peter Dickinson’s Long Division

Long Division uses text, multimedia, and physical theatre to create a play about the mathematics of human connection. The play focuses on seven characters linked – sometimes directly, sometimes more obliquely – by a sequence of tragic events. These characters offer lessons on number theory, geometry and logic, while revealing aspects of their inner lives, and collectively the nature of their relationships to one another.

Playwright: Peter Dickinson
Director: Richard Wolfe
Choreographer: Lesley Telford, Inverso Productions
Composer: Owen Belton
Assistant Director: Keltie Forsyth

Cast: Anousha Alamian, Jay Clift, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia, Jennifer Lines, Melissa Oei, LInda Quibell & Kerry Sandomirsky

Costume Designer: Connie Hosie
Lighting Designer: Jergus Oprsal
Set Designer: Lauchlin Johnston
Projection Designer: Jamie Nesbitt
Production Manager: Jayson Mclean
Stage Manager: Jethelo E. Cabilete

Dates/Times: April 26 - 29 at 8pm, April 29 and 30 at 2pm

A Talk-Back will take place after the 2pm show on April 29th.

Location: The Annex, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Tickets are inclusive of all fees.
April 26th at 8pm & April 29th - 30th at 2pm: $25
April 27th - 29th at 8pm: $30

Posted on 12 Apr 2017 in sca eventInfo-Session

SCA TOUR & Music Placement Test

With Dean Lastoria

27 April 2017, 4:30pm
1st floor lobby, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings, Vancouver V6B 1H4

SCA TOUR & Music Placement Test

Please join us for a tour of the SCA lead by Dean Lastoria, the SCA's New Students and Retention Administrator.

Meeting in the lobby of SFU at 149 West Hastings, Dean lead a tour to the 611 Alexander Studios, which would be of particular interest to Visual Art students. Then, he'll return to give a tour of the SCA at SFU at Goldcorp Centre, which would be of interest to all students. Dean will also hold a sitting of the Music Placement Test, which is required to study in the Music Area at the SCA.

Tour 611 Alexander: 4:30pm–5:30pm
Tour of 149 W. Hastings: 6:00pm–7:00pm
Music Placement Test: 7:30–8:30pm in Room 2205 (please check for signage in lobby in case room is changed)

Both tours begin in the lobby of SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St.).

But take note: 611 Alexander is about a 10 minute walk so wear walking shoes and bring an umbrella!

For more information about applying to the SCA, click here.


 

Posted on 12 Apr 2017 in sca eventInfo-Session

SCA TOUR & Music Placement Test

With Dean Lastoria

29 April 2017 – 29 April 2017, 9:30am
1st floor lobby, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings, Vancouver V6B 1H4

SCA TOUR & Music Placement Test

Please join us for a tour of the SCA lead by Dean Lastoria, the SCA's New Students and Retention Administrator.

Dean will begin the day with a sitting of the Music Placement Test, which is required to study in the Music Area at the SCA. Next, he'll give a tour of the SCA at SFU at Goldcorp Centre, which would be of interest to all students. Finally, he'll give an optional tour of the 611 Alexander Studios, which would be of particular interest to Visual Art students.

Music Placement Test: 9:30am–10:30am in Room 2205 (please check for signage in lobby in case room is changed)
Tour of 149 W. Hastings: 11:00am–12:30pm
Tour 611 Alexander: 1:00pm–2:00pm

Both tours begin in the lobby of SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St.).

But take note: 611 Alexander is about a 10 minute walk so wear walking shoes and bring an umbrella!

For more information about applying to the SCA, click here.

Posted on 24 Mar 2017 in sca eventGallery ExhibitionStudent Performance

| Stick in the Mud |

MFA Spring Exhibition & Performance Series

03 May 2017 – 10 May 2017, 12:00pm
Audain Gallery, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
$10 Students/underemployed // $15 Seniors/SFU Staff/Faculty // $20 General

| Stick in the Mud |

> A play on scale

A pool of mud

In the middle, a stick. Like the flag the two astronauts planted on the moon.

[trumpets singing, pausing, and singing again] 

A re-assembly of bodies into landscape. A collage of abstract gestures. Time stretched.

[conversations between characters in musical lyrics]

In the middle, a stick. Like the flag the two astronauts planted in the mud.

Ten people enter the scene <

An exhibition and performance week featuring work from first- and second-year candidates in the SCA MFA program.

Opening | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 5:00pm at the Audain Gallery

Exhibition | Wednesday, May 04 to Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Audain Gallery's hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, 12 – 5pm and Thursday, Friday, 12 – 8pm.

Performances l Thursday, May 04 to Saturday, May 06, 2017, in Studio D, Studio T, and the Visual Arts Studio (Room B2540)

TICKET INFO
A Festival Pass gives you access to all shows on all three nights
$10 Students/underemployed // $15 Seniors/SFU Staff/Faculty // $20 General
Your ticket is your pass!
One sale online at whatson.sfu.ca or at the GCA Box Office, Wed. to Sat. from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, and one hour prior to each show

Thursday, May 04
Maj Britt Jensen: from the left hand to the right foot (traversing the navel) – 7:00pm–7:45pm, Room B2540 
Ian McFarlane: Weather Pattern #1: An Object Opera – 8:00pm­–8:30pm, Studio T
Carl Winter: Reveille – 9:00pm­–9:15pm, Studio T

Friday, May 05
Maj Britt Jensen: from the left hand to the right foot (traversing the navel) – 7:00pm–7:45pm, Room B2540 
Lief Hall + Linnea Gwiazda: Un/Seen + flesh trace slip – 8:30pm­–9:15pm, Studio D

Saturday, May 06
Ian McFarlane: Weather Pattern #1: An Object Opera – 7:00pm–7:30pm, Studio T
Carl Winter: Reveille – 7:45pm–8:00pm, Studio T
Lief Hall + Linnea Gwiazda: Un/Seen + flesh trace slip – 8:30pm­–9:15pm, Studio D
Aryan Borboruah: Chikage – 9:30pm­–9:40pm, Studio T

Presented by the School for the Contemporary Arts at SFU and SFU Galleries.

Aryan Borboruah
Chikage
Saturday, May 06 at 9:30pm­–9:40pm
Studio T

The piece is about exploring the boundary between science and supernatural. Lyrics in 2 voices (male and female), 1 piano, 1 cello, accompanied by electronic sounds. The female protagonist is a mentally ill character who believes she is being haunted by a mythical demon. Halfway through the piece, time gets reversed and the male victim is brought back to life (Retrograde in the score). A short dance, conversations between characters in musical lyrics, implications of violence and mental issues are some ideas that are depicted in this musical piece of a tragic event between two lovers

Maj Britt Jensen
from the left hand to the right foot (traversing the navel)
Thursday, May 04 at 7:00pm–7:45pm
Friday, May 05 at 7:00pm–7:45pm
Visual Arts Studio (Room B2540)           

How long has it been since you last visited a planetarium? Did you then think about the (dis)position of your body? The landscape? The passing of time? Did you close your eyes as to think about life and death for just a second? Did you actually realize how it feels in your body to permit those thoughts? Did you feel that infinite space within yourself? Or did you feel small in relation to the outer space? Did you open your eyes every now and then as to see if something had changed? This time you will be accompanied by a bewildering constellation of female voices.

Lief Hall + Linnea Gwiazda
Un/Seen + flesh trace slip
Friday, May 05 at 8:30pm­–9:15pm
Saturday, May 06 at 8:30pm­–9:15pm
Studio D

Un/Seen by Lief Hall

“The self is itself a multiplicity, a superposition of beings, becomings, here and there’s, now and then’s. Superpositions, not oppositions.” -Karen Barad

Un/Seen combines light, sound, movement and image to create a multidisciplinary performance work which explores self as a multiplicity acting at the intersections of physical and virtual being, actively shaping and being shaped by technology. This multimedia performance incorporates experimental techniques of music and dance co-composition, as well as choreography for camera, using embodied research practices as a means to develop concepts through movement and sound.

flesh trace slip by Linnea Gwiazda:

Spaces we’ve been and spaces we have yet to be. Spaces we recall and spaces remembered through stories. Memory invisible and memory felt; that shape us, that hold our bodies, that our bodies remember, that remember us. Through interdisciplinary movement, sound and performance, flesh trace slip investigates the body’s relationship to memory and space.

Ian McFarlane
Weather Pattern #1: An Object Opera
Thursday, May 04 at 8:00pm­–8:30PM
Saturday, May 06 at 7:00pm–7:30PM
Studio T

Weather Pattern #1: An Object Opera is an investigation into experimental methods of object animation, driven toward an object-oriented ontology of performance. Part theatrical puppetry, part kinetic noise orchestration, Weather Pattern #1: An Object Opera is a series of living images that seek unexpected connections between body, sound and object. This work aims to question what is animate and what is animated. The objects become the players. Noise becomes the score. A storm gathers at the edge of the light, threatening to engulf the stage. Featured artists include: Patrick Blenkarn, Meaghan Cate, Shauna Griffin, Haylee Marx, Ian McFarlane, Jordan Zanni and Marcelo Vieira.

Carl Winter
Reveille
Thursday, May 04 at 9:00pm­–9:10PM
Saturday, May 06 at 7:45pm–8:00PM
Studio T

Reveille is a four-channel interactive electroacoustic work for trumpet and laptop.  The chromatic melodies, alluding to eastern European lament chanting, trigger sampled clusters of timbrally modified trumpet. The title normally refers to military morning bugle calls, however in the context of this work it alludes more to the rude awakening of the human and mechanical carnage of battlefields at daybreak. Performed by JP Carter, trumpet, “trumpoon”.

Posted on 20 Mar 2017 in sca eventPresentation

Marking Place Speaker Series: Jin-me Yoon

At the Vancouver Art Gallery

19 May 2017 – 19 May 2017, 12:00pm
Offsite, Room 4East, Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
Registration required via the VAG

Marking Place Speaker Series: Jin-me Yoon

Please join us for a talk by Jin-me Yoon at the Vancouver Art Gallery as part of Marking Place, a year-long lecture series that "looks at visual art, design and art institutions in relation to ideas concerning Indigeneity, colonialism, immigration and national identity." Here's how the VAG presents the talk:

Artist Jin-me Yoon speculates on significant shifts in her thinking and making of the last 25 years by looking at past and current work within larger discursive changes. In this artist talk, Yoon considers the movement between nationalism and transnationalism, displacement and emplacement, the local and the global, self and other, the representational and the abstract, and the human subject and the natural world in order to ask how we can generate spaces for exchange that create possibilities of transformative alternative futures. Her postcard project entitled Souvenirs of the Self, produced at the site of Canada’s first national park in Banff, Alberta in 1991, provides the main departure point to consider nationalism in the context of tourism, while her recent postcard project in progress at another Canadian national park, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, bookends her consideration of these questions.

Presented by the Vancouver Art Gallery.

This presentation is part of the Institute of Asian Art Symposium. Registration information will be available in April on the VAG's website.

Image: Barbara Spohr, Trans-Canada Highway between Calgary and Banff, 1980, chromogenic print, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Bill Jeffries;

Posted on 21 Apr 2017 in sca eventInfo-Session

SCA TOUR

With Dean Lastoria

29 May 2017 – 29 May 2017, 2:00pm
1st floor lobby, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Free

SCA TOUR

Please join us for a tour of the SCA lead by Dean Lastoria, the SCA's New Students and Retention Administrator. Dean will show the SCA's amenities at SFU Goldcorp Centre and will answer any questions you might have about the school.

Meet in the lobby of SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St.) at 2pm.

For more information about applying to the SCA, click here.

25 April 2017

Exhibition: In Circulation

Part of the 2017 Capture Photography Festival
9:00am, Tickets at the door.
07 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
TBA, 1000 - 4000 levels, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Free

Peter Dickinson’s Long Division


8:00pm, Tickets at the door.
26 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Offsite, Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
$25/$30