SCA | Quick News | August 27, 2021

Campbell, Friesen, Wahn, and Wu go for the Lind

SCA alumni Hannah Campbell, Suzanne Friesen, Graeme Wahn, and Qiuli Wu are all in the running for the 2021 Lind Prize, which is administered by The Polygon Gallery. As part of the nomination process, they'll all be included in an exhibition at The Polygon from September 29 – October 17, 2021. Good luck, everyone! Read more HERE.

Marks' Insight Grant

There's a good number of "FCAT grant successes," including the SCA's Laura Marks' SSHRC Insight Grant for studying Healing Media for Renewable Energy. More HERE.

icaza-largaespada's in I Spy...

SCA alumni andi icaza-largaespada will be participating in Unit/Pitt Society for Art & Critical Awareness' next iteration of their I Spy... a disposable camera project. Find out more about icaza-largaespada's work HERE.

Tedlie-Stursberg's Cosmic Boulder

Check out SCA alumni Alex Tedlie-Stursberg's new work, Cosmic Boulder 1 of 4 (Brisk Blue), which is installed at 3730 Dewdney Trunk Road in Port Moody, facilitated by Ballard Fine Art, on his Instagram page HERE.

Chandra-directed on the big screen

Directed by SCA alumni Arthi Chandra, Kate Besworth's Done/Undone is heading for the big screen on August 30 & 31, 2021, at 8:00 PM, presented by Bard on the Beach at Vancouver International Film Festival's Vancity Theatre. More HERE. Also, if you're heading to the soon-to-be-renamed Ryerson University this fall, Chandra could be your teacher!

Karpus on Arts Umbrella

Read SCA alumni Rebecca Karpus in Dance International on Arts Umbrella's new space. Read it HERE.

rice & beans theatre at the Shadbolt

rice & beans theatre's (founded by SCA alumni Pedro Chamale and Derek Chan, this year celebrating the 11th birthday of rice & beans) Made In Canada: an agricultural song cycle – described here as a "theatre performance [that] amplifies the narratives of the people who harvested our food and nourished us throughout the pandemic" – has been announced as part of the fall schedule at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, running October 1 & 2, 2021. Read more HERE. Also, rice & beans' UNSCRIPTED: Made in Canada | Hecho en Canadá is streaming via Playwrights Theatre Centre's YouTube channel. Watch it HERE.

Vickers on the bass

Watch SCA alumni Charlene Vickers hold down the low end in front of one of her sweet paintings, recently on show at Macaulay & Co. Fine Art. Watch it HERE.

Jugdeo's Does Your House Have Lions

SCA alumni Vishal Jugdeo's 2021 experimental documentary Does Your House Have Lions, made in collaboration with the Delhi-based poet vqueeram, is running at LA's Commonwealth and Council until August 28, 2021. More HERE.

Sapphire Haze's Asphyxiation

Watch the video documentation of Asphyxiation by Sapphire Haze (SCA alumni Cindy Kao on violin and Aysha Dulong on electronics), played live on the beach as part of the 2021 Vines Art Festival. Watch it HERE.

O'Callaghan's A bilateral, a symmetry

Watch the video for SCA alumni James O'Callaghan's A bilateral, a symmetry, performed by the the Hard Rubber Orchestra. Watch it HERE.

Ho in the Digital Dramaturgy Initiative

SCA alumni Kimberly Ho is part of the cohort of PTC's Digital Dramaturgy Initiative. Congratulations, Kimberly! More HERE.

Yassine's The Artist As Artwork

SCA alumni Ghinwa Yassine is presenting The Artist As Artwork: Autobiographical Art, From Trauma to Resilience workshop in Halifax on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 2:00 PM. More HERE.

Wei's New Normal, New Narrative

SCA alumni and VIVO Media Arts Centre's Video Out Distribution + Outreach wrangler Casey Wei has curated another cool looking FREE screening of "new acquisitions" – Video Out Presents: New Normal, New Narrative – showing Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 8:00 PM (PDT) More HERE.

Chandra, Dai, Meyers, and Videla-Samper in The Library Performance Collective: Passenger Seat

SCA alumni Arthi Chandra, Howard Dai, Hannah Meyers, and Montserrat Videla-Samper and Isabella Halladay and Thule Van Den Dam are presenting The Library Performance Collective: Passenger Seat as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, from September 9 – 19, 2021. More HERE.

Sum and Carter in F-O-R-M

There's always lots of great work in F-O-R-M, this time including SCA alumni Amanda Sum + Justin Calvadores' Wide Stance Dance and SCA alumni Shion Skye Carter's Flow Tide. See the whole lineup HERE.

Peters' Interplay 2021

Upcoming: Interplay 2021, running September 23 & 24, produced by SCA alumni Deanna Peters. FREE tickets HERE.

Wu in Crescendo

SCA alumni Johnny Wu is in the film Crescendo, which is screening tonight – Friday, August 27, 2021 – as part the Vancouver Asian Film Festival. More HERE.  

Cheung's Let it Simmer

SCA alumni Joni Cheung / snackwitch is presenting their performance piece Let it Simmer as part of "PH V Iteration III - How to Swallow a Hollow Knot" on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 6:00 pm. More HERE.