SCA | Quick News | June 26, 2020

Ybarra's Eastern Edge Talk

Join SCA MFA student Faune Ybarra for a FREE artist talk on Saturday, June 27, 2020, as part of her recent artist residency at Eastern Edge in St. John’s, Newfoundland. It's running via Zoom at 1:30 PM British Columbia time, which is 6:00 PM in Newfoundland and 3:30 PM in CDMX/Oaxaca. More info and RSVP link HERE.

The Virtual Class of 2020

Galleries West posted about "The Virtual Class of 2020," which looks at "how art schools in Western Canada are coping with the coronavirus pandemic," including the SCA. Read it HERE.

SCA scheduled for the Dancing on the Edge

Dancing on the Edge has announced their 2020 festival schedule, which includes SCA alumni Carolina Bergonzoni, Tara Cheyenne, Vanessa Goodman, and Jeanette Kotowich, plus so many other great dancers. Read it HERE.

SCA Dancers: Comp #3, Group #2

Enjoy a for-class video work – "Comp #3, Group #2" – from SCA dance students Tiffany Au, Ricardo Gutierrez, Natalia Martineau, and Sahar Rahmanian, who are taking CA 285 (Interdisciplinary Studio – Composition/Collaboration) with Rob Kitsos and Cheryl Prophet. Watch it HERE.

Incoming MA/MFA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to incoming SCA MFA student Katie Kozak, who received a Simon Fraser University Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (read more about the scholarship HERE) and to incoming SCA MA student Alexandra Tsay, who was awarded a prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship, funded by Global Affairs Canada’s International Scholarship Program (read more about the International Scholarships Program of Global Affairs Canada HERE).

Jessica McMann's BIPOC Creative Residency & Inni

Congratulations to SCA MFA alumni Jessica McMann, who's been selected for Made in BC's 2nd Annual BIPOC Creative Residency: Re-Centering/Margins 2020, along with Katie Cassady and Josh Ongcol. Read more HERE. McMann also released a new work, Inni, on Bandcamp for Indigenous People's Day. Listen to it HERE.

Chan & Leveroos start The Relay

Episode #1 of The Cultch’s new online project The Relay with SCA alumni Derek Chan & Robert Leveroos (and with SCA alumni Milton Lim in the background), is up. Watch it HERE.

SCA in The Pandemic is a Portal

SCA alumni Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross, Cindy Mochizuki, and Lucien Durey, are part of SFU Audain Gallery's new Instagram-based exhibition, The Pandemic is a Portal. Read more HERE.

Lim & Blenkarn's Shuffling Performance Discourse

Read SCA alumni Milton Lim and Patrick Blenkarn's essay "Shuffling Performance Discourse" on the HowlRound Theatre Commons. Read it HERE.

Vickers in BELIEVE

SCA MFA alumni Charlene Vickers will be part of Biennale nationale de sculpture contemporaine's BELIEVE - Thematic 2020. Read more HERE.

Best use, SFU

Simon Fraser University has announced the development of new First Peoples’ Gathering House at the Strand Hall Annex site, our former location on Burnaby Mountain. Great choice! Read more HERE.