SCA | Quick News | April 5, 2024

Congratulations Sembatya and Friedenberg

Very happy to see SCA PhD student Edward Sembatya and SCA MFA student Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg among the recipients of 2023/24 Major External and Government-Funded Awards. Find out more about Sembatya and Friedenberg and all of the other recipients HERE.

Pavsek's As Grey Falls

The SCA's Chris Pavsek's As Grey Falls is screening on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 9:20 PM at The Cinematheque (1131 Howe St., Vancouver) as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Check out the whole program HERE.

Prevailing Landscapes

The SCA's Jin-me Yoon and SCA alumnus Krystle Silverfox are part of the exhibition Prevailing Landscapes, which runs April 12 – June 22, 2024, at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art (2121 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver), presented as part of the 2024 Capture Photography Festival. More HERE.

NiNi in Jersey City

The SCA's NiNi Dongnier was just announced as one of the 2024 Performance Residency Artists at the Monira Foundation (888 Newark Ave, Jersey City). Congratulations, NiNi!  

Clark at the NYU Orphan Film Symposium

The SCA's Joseph Clark is moderating the panel "Making Children Work; Teens Making Work" on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 9:30 AM at the NYU Orphan Film Symposium at the Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Ave., Queens, NY). More HERE.

Peequaquat talks IUPP and SIFF 2024

Tessa Perkins Deneault from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology interviewed Morgan Peequaquat, a student in SFU's Indigenous University Preparation Pathway (IUPP) who's also one of the students in CA 389: Selected Topics in the Fine and Performing Arts, the SCA course dedicated to organizing and producing the 6th annual Skoden Indigenous Film Festival (SIFF), which runs April 6 – 7, 2024, in the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema here with us at 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver. Read it HERE.

Horror in Seconds 2 fundraiser

SCA alumnus Doaa Magdy has started a fundraiser for the second edition of their festival, Horror in Seconds, which is dedicated to 60-seconds-or-less horror shorts from emerging BIPOC filmmakers in Canada. More info HERE

On Ng’s Music in My Eyes

The Art Gallery at the Evergreen Cultural Centre​ (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) shared a good introduction on their Instagram to SCA alumnus Silas Ng’s long-exposure photo series, Music in My Eyes, which is installed on their windows until September, 2024, presented as part of the 2024 Capture Photography Festival Selected Exhibition Program. Read it HERE.

Vancouver Art Blog looks at One End to Another

Andrew Booth at the Vancouver Art Blog shared some great installation images from One End to Another, the third-year SCA visual art exhibition, presented in collaboration with Iman Issa, the Spring 2024 Audain Visual Artist in Residence. One End to Another runs to Saturday, April 6, 2024, at SFU Galleries' Audain Gallery (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver). See the images HERE and also come out to see the work in person.  

Silverfox and Sound in BACA

SCA alumni Krystle Silverfox and Michelle Sound are participating in the 7th edition of the Contemporary Native Art Biennial / Biennale d’art contemporain autochtone (BACA), which is "a multi-venue exhibition that explores the deep-rooted theme of Creation Stories through the eyes of a talented collective of four curators:" Lori Beavis, Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Jake Kimble, and Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé. Full info HERE.

FCAT / VOCE Podcast swap 2

Here's the second podcast swap between the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, our institutional home at SFU, and our friends in SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement (VOCE). This time, VOCE are sharing an episode of FCAT's After School podcast, this time featuring SCA alumnus host Torien Cafferata in conversation with SCA alumnus June Fukumura. Listen HERE.

Bhullar in DURATIONS V2

SCA alumnus Kaila Bhullar is part of the exhibition DURATIONS V2, "a deep listening party + video art show," at Emily Carr University (520 E 1st Ave., Vancouver) on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. More HERE.

Mochizuki's Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama

SCA alumnus Cindy Mochizuki's Between Pictures: The Lens of Tamio Wakayama is having its world premiere at the 2024 DOXA Documentary Film Festival​ on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at The Cinemateque (1131 Howe St., Vancouver) at 4:15 PM and Thursday, May 9, 2024, 12:30 PM in the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema here at our place (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver). Look through the whole DOXA program HERE.

U's Choreography with AR Dance Technology

SCA alumnus Sarah U's FREE Choreography with AR Dance Technology workshop has a new date: Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at Q7 Studios (77 East 7th Ave., Vancouver), presented by New Works. RSVP HERE.

Writing is a Practice, a Vapour, a Many-Toed Thing

SCA alumnus Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross is facilitating Writing is a Practice, a Vapour, a Many-Toed Thing, Centre A's 2024 Art Writing Mentorship Program, running May 31 – August 16, 2024, both in person at Centre A (205 – 268 Keefer St., Vancouver) and via Zoom. Applications are due April 30, 2024, at 11:59 PM (PST). More info, including the cost, HERE.

Vascular Necrosis in the Flying Start Program

SCA alumnus Jordyn Wood's play Vascular Necrosis was selected for Touchstone Theatre's Flying Start Program, which is "a two-year program designed for an underrepresented, early-career playwright or devisor(s) ready to take their script to the next level," culminating in a "production of the theatrical piece in Touchstone’s mainstage season." Congratulations Jordyn! Find out more here about the Flying Start Program HERE.

aka Dance Party / Spring Social

aka, the artists collective of SCA alumni Jeanette Kotowich and Deanna Peters and Victor Tran, are having a Dance Party / Spring Social that's also a fundraiser on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 10:00 PM on at Gold Saucer (207 W Hastings St., Vancouver). More HERE.

Vines' Artist Care Fundraiser

Vines Art Society, which was founded by SCA alumnus and Vines Artistic Director Heather Lamoureux, are having an Artist Care Fundraiser featuring Leo D.E. Johnson, Kristina Lao, and Khari McClelland on April 13, 2024, at 7:00 PM at the Fox Cabaret (2321 Main St., Vancouver). More HERE.

Hou's Bicycle on the MPCAS

SCA alumnus Julian Yi-Zhong Hou's Bicycle, which was cancelled just before its launch as part of Markham, Ontario’s Public Art Program, is screening on grunt gallery's Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen (at the intersection of Broadway & Kingsway in Vancouver) from April 1 – 30, presented as part of the 2024 Capture Photography Festival. More HERE.

Zimmer directs Saint Joan of the Stockyards

SCA alumnus Jacob Zimmer is the director of UBC Theatre's production of Bertolt Brecht’s Saint Joan of the Stockyards, running April 3 – 13, 2024, from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at UBC's Frederic Wood Theatre (6354 Crescent Rd., Vancouver). More info & tickets HERE.

After School S03E07

Here's the latest episode of After School, the podcast from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, this time featuring student host Emma Jean interviewing SFU School of Communication alumnus and CBC broadcaster Jason D’Souza. Listen HERE.

MacCormack in Whitehot

SCA PhD student Jess MacCormack was interviewed by Clint Enns for Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. Read it HERE.

Dance with Peters

Take a dance class with SCA alumnus Deanna Peters and Samantha Crystal and Miriam Esquitín on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, running from April 9 – June 11, 2024, at the Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre (Moberly Park, 7646 Prince Albert St., Vancouver), presented by Polymer Dance. More HERE.

SCA working Parifam

SCA alumni Jonathan Kim (Lighting Designer), Vanessa Lefan Yuen 阮樂凡 (Assistant Sound Designer), Megan Lane (Co-Props Designer), and Jamie Sweeney (Production Manager) are all part of the production of Parifam, which runs April 4 – 14, 2024, at The Cultch's Historic Theatre (1895 Venables St., Vancouver), co-presented by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT) and Medusa Theatre Society. More HERE.

Stir on OSMOSi

Read Stir Vancouver on Nancy Lee's OSMOSi: 422 Unprocessable Entity, running April 4 & 5, 2024, at 8:00 PM at the ANNEX (823 Seymour St., Vancouver), presented by New Works and Vancouver New Music, and featuring SCA alumnus Emmalena Fredriksson as Co-Choreographer and Dramaturg and SCA alumnus Jessica Han as Production & Stage Manager. Read it HERE.

Muranko in the Studio Salon Series

SCA alumnus Starr Muranko shares a bill with Raven Grenier on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 5:00 PM at What Lab (1814 Pandora St., Vancouver ), presented as part of Co.ERASGA's Studio Salon Series: Spring 2024. More HERE.

Sethi and Cusi's Glitter Loop

SCA students Rashi Sethi and Inanna Cusi's Glitter Loop is screening on grunt gallery​'s Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen (at the intersection of Broadway & Kingsway in Vancouver). More HERE.

Lavery at Catriona Jeffries

SCA alumnus Lauren Lavery is the new Assistant Director at the Catriona Jeffries Gallery (950 East Cordova St., Vancouver). Congratulations, Lauren! 

Rahi update

SCA PhD student George Rahi is presenting his work, Music for the Augmented Pipe Organ, at the Stavanger Concert Hall (Sandvigå 1, 4007 Stavanger) in Norway on April 6, 2024. Also, Gamelan Bike Bike, a project by Publik Secrets (the collaborative group of Rahi, Robyn Jacob, I Putu Swaryandana Ichi Oka, and Adrian Avendaño), are performing on a bill with Raagaverse on Saturday, April 13, 2024, Sat, from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright St., Vancouver). More info and tickets HERE.

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