SCA | Quick News | January 5, 2024

Hope Refuse | Who Am I Here?

SCA PhD student Jess MacCormack and Lydia Waldmann, a visiting research student from Germany working with the SCA's Kathy Slade, are having dual exhibitions, Hope Refuse and Who Am I Here?, respectively, opening Friday, January 12, 2024, from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM at August Studios (1320 E. Pender St., Vancouver), then with viewing hours from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM on January 13 & 14 and by appointment until January 21. More HERE.

2023/24 Chrystal Dance Prize

Congratulations to the SCA's Justine A. Chambers and SCA alumni Caroline MacCaull and Sammy Chien, who are co-artistic directors of Chimerik 似不像, for winning 2023/24 Chrystal Dance Prizes. Chambers receives $26,000 to support her work Leave The Edges, developed with Baff Akoto, Yinka Esi-Graves, and Anthea Lewis, while MacCaull and Chien receive $15,000 for their work Inner Sublimity, created in partnership with Horse Dance Theater 驫舞劇場. More HERE.

Priest's Dust Breeding

Apartment House will be premiering the SCA's Eldritch Priest's new string quartet Dust Breeding, on January 7, 2024, at 7:30 PM Cafe Oto (18 – 22 Ashwin St., Dalston, London). They're also recording the work, too. More HERE.  

46,500 or What does giving back mean in the 21st century?

The SCA's Sabine Bitter and her longtime collaborator Helmut Weber are presenting 46,500 or What does giving back mean in the 21st century? in collaboration with AFRIEUROTEXT and Samson Ogiamien at Vienna's FLUCC (Praterstern 5, 1020 Wien), presented as part of FLUCC's "In the Cubature of the Cabinet" programing. More HERE (in German).

Eigenfeldt in Aberrant Creativity

The SCA's Arne Eigenfeldt was part of the exhibition Aberrant Creativity: Unusual Partnerships Between Humans and Machines, which ran November 28 – December 21, 2023, at The Arts Council of Brazos Valley (4180 Texas 6 Frontage Rd. College Station, Texas). More HERE.

Redvers' Cold Road

SCA alumnus Kelvin Redvers' film, Cold Road, a "modern Indigenous thriller ... inspired by pulpy thrillers of the 70s and 80s," which was produced by Redvers' production company IndigiFilm Media, is having its World Premiere on Monday, January 15, 2024, at 6:30 PM at The Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway, Vancouver). Grab tickets HERE.

Future Losses and Resisting Disciplines

Moderated by Clint Burnham (SFU's Department of English), the 2023-24 Shadbolt Fellows, including SCA alumni Carolina Bergonzoni and Ghinwa Yassine, are participating in an evening of conversation, followed by a Q&A session and a catered reception, on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at SFU's Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (Room 320 – 580 W. Hastings St., Vancouver). RSVP HERE.

After School Season Three

Premiering January 10, 2024, SCA MFA student Torien Cafferata joins School of Communication undergrad Emma Jean as hosts for Season Three of After School, the podcast from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology​, this time produced by Stephanie Werner. Listen to the trailer HERE.

Debi's (Teenage) Theosophical Enlightenment

SCA alumnus Deborah Edmeades is presenting Debi's (Teenage) Theosophical Enlightenment at afternoon projects (603 Powell St., Vancouver), opening January 13, 2024, from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, with SCA alumnus Lauren Lavery contributing and exhibition text, too. More HERE.

Sound of the Sun Volume II

SCA alumnus Olivia Valenza joins Spiral Remix, In the Are, and goddaughter for a celebration of the release of the limited-edition cassette tapes of the second volume of Unit/Pitt Society for Art & Critical Awareness​' Sound of the Sun project on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at 8:00 PM at Unit/Pitt's new location at 2954 West 4th Ave, Vancouver. Tickets and more info HERE.

When the collection presents the future

When the collection presents the future, SCA alumnus Didier Morelli's exhibition with his father François Morelli, runs to May 5, 2024, at the Musée d'art contemporain des Laurentides (101 Pl. du Curé-Labelle, Saint-Jérôme, QC). More HERE.

How Would Lubitsch Do It S4E06a

Listen to S4E06a of How Would Lubitsch Do It, the podcast hosted by SCA alumnus Devan Scott, this time featuring guest Tanya Goldman, with the first of three episodes on Lubitsch’s 1932 film Trouble in Paradise. Listen HERE.

See How We Run! Learning From Fireweed

Listen to the final episode of See How We Run!, the Below the Radar podcast mini-series, featuring Hives for Humanity​’s co-directors Sarah Common and Cait Hurley in conversation with SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement​ (VOCE) program manager Julia Aoki. Listen HERE.

Workin’ It Out

SCA alumnus and MFA student Tara Cheyenne​ is calling for submissions to Workin’ It Out, a new "creation support platform," with a deadline of January 7, 2024. Act fast! More and info HERE.

aka at SLUMBER/

aka, the artists collective of SCA alumni Jeanette Kotowich and Deanna Peters and Victor Tran, are presenting a movement workshop as a part of SLUMBER/ an ambient sleepover, presented by Active / Passive, which runs January 20, 2024, at 7:00 PM – January 21 at 9:00 Am at the South Galiano Community Hall (141 Sturdies Bay Road) on Galliano Island. Tickets and more info HERE.

Teeth cover by Sound

SCA alumnus Michelle Sound​ did the cover for her cousin Dallas Hunt's forthcoming book of poetry, Teeth, published by Nightwood Editions​. More info and pre-order HERE.

January 05, 2024