Art Installations and Exhibitions

The artwork and research of SIAT faculty is featured in art intallations and exhibitions world-wide. Explore some of the recent art installations and exhibitions.

The Water We Call Home

SIAT researchers develop and curate The Water We Call Home, an exhibition at Galiano Island’s Yellowhouse Art Centre. The exhibition features a series of films created by SIAT post-doctoral researcher and filmmaker Dr. Jessica Hallenbeck, Coast Salish and Sahtu Dene artist Rosemary Georgeson, SIAT professor Dr. Kate Hennessy and team.

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Body as Border: Traces and Flows of Connetion

SIAT artists and researchers showcase art installation on Surrey’s ‘UrbanScreen.' The audio-visual art project is an immersive, large-scale art installation—a mix of poetry, painting and sound—created partially in conjunction with state-of-the-art AI machine learning systems.

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SIAT graduate students create immersive experiences for digital art exhibition

Three immersive experiences created by graduate students and researchers were on display at V-Unframed, an immersive digital art exhibition hosted by the Alliance Française. The experiences that were on display include Star StuffTranscendental Flying Dream, and SIRIUS.


Chantal Gibson mixed-media installation displayed at SFU's Belzberg Library

Made with coffee and cotton, two products that drove the economy of the African slave trade, the work imagines a history -- fragmented, folded, twisted, entwined -- bound into a topographical and sensorial landscape of memory.

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Souvenir by Chantal Gibson

Souvenir, a multi-media installation by Chantal Gibson was displayed on Canada’s west and east coasts. Souvenir features a collection of 2000 unique souvenir spoons from countries around the world hanging in rows and spray painted matte black, calling up a history of Black bodies displayed and displaced.

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Generative Art Piece by professor Philippe Pasquier displayed in Istanbul Gallery Exhibition

Autolume Mzton, an autonomous live music visualize, was displayed at the Akbank Sanat Gallery in Istanbul, Turkey as part of the Dystopia Sound Art Festival. Autolume Mzton is the result of Pasquier’s research in the creative use of artificial intelligence (AI).