Photo by Vincent Master; Treatment by Miwa Matreyek

SCA | Quick News | May 26, 2023

Matreyek works A Poet’s Love

The SCA's Miwa Matreyek is providing images, projection design, and choreography for a shadow dancer for Jamez McCorkle's A Poet’s Love, which is being presented on May 26 & 27 + 29 & 30, 2023, at the Queen Street Playhouse (20 Queen St, Charleston, South Carolina), as part of the Spoleto Festival USA. More HERE.

Marks talks music streaming

The SCA's Laura U. Marks provided info on the environmental impact of music streaming (it's much more, and much worse than you might first guess!) to CBC Music. Read it HERE.  

Yoon tour and talk

Vicki Kwon, Associate Curator of Korean Art & Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum, is holding a tour of the SCA's Jin-me Yoon's Scotiabank Photography Award exhibition in Korean on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. Yoon will also be in conversation with Euijung McGillis, Assistant Curator of the Photographs Collection at the National Gallery of Canada, on June 14 at 4:00 PM (EST) via Zoom. Scotiabank Photography Award: Jin-me Yoon is at The Image Centre’s Main Gallery and University Gallery until August 5, 2023. More HERE.

Underhill's tour update

While Turning Point Ensemble's European tour is now concluded, read the last tour update from the SCA's Owen Underhill, this time from Belgrade, HERE.  

Convocation time!

Hello, soon-to-be SCA grads! The Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology Convocation & Reception, featuring 2023 FCAT Dean's Convocation Medal winner Emma Savić Kallesøe as the student speaker, is Friday, June 9, 2023. RSVP HERE.

Silverfox​ in Greenland and In The Air closing

SCA alumnus Krystle Silverfox​ is presenting Hats’adän echo (Elders Teachings) as part of the exhibition Stitching Together at Greenland's Nuuk Art Museum (Kissarneqqortuunnguaq 5, Nuuk 3900), presented as part of the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival. More HERE. Also, Silverfox's exhibition, In The Air, at Macaulay & Co. Fine Art  (293 E 2nd Ave., Vancouver), closes tomorrow – Saturday, May 27, 2023. More HERE.

Look out – Tolmie has the phone!

SCA alumnus Michelle Sound​ learned a valuable (and adorable) lesson not to give her phone to SCA MFA student Cody Tolmie, who took this excellent set of group shots at UBC Okanagan's 2023 Indigenous Art Intensive, running May 17 – June 14, presented by UBC Okanagan Gallery and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, which includes Sound plus SCA alumni Krystle Silverfox, Dylan Robinson, and Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill as participants. See them HERE.

Mitsuhashi and Mardon's whereverever

SCA alumnus Erika Mitsuhashi and Alexa Mardon, working with media artist Alysha Seriani and composer Sasha J. Langford, are presenting whereverever from May 26 — 28, 2023, at 7:00 PM (May 26 & 27) and 4:00 PM (May 28), at the Western Front's Grand Luxe Hall (303 E. 8 Ave., Vancouver). More HERE.

Cheyenne talks Sh*t with Vickruck

Sara Vickruck is the guest on the latest episode of SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne's podcast Talking Sh*t with Tara Cheyenne. Listen HERE.

D’Anunciação's Soft Gaze

SCA alumnus Luciana Freire D’Anunciação is presenting Soft Gaze, a new collection of photographs she produced featuring the Roundhouse Community Dancers, from June 4 – August 31, 2023, in the Great Hall Gallery at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre​ (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver), with a performance by the Roundhouse Community Dancers at the opening on Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 PM. More HERE. Also, D’Anunciação will be performing as part of Zoe Kreye’s solo show, I know about lots of things I’ve never seen. And so do you, at the Kamloops Art Gallery​ from April 22 – June 24, 2023. More HERE.

Laiwan's TEMPER

ECU Press and Artspeak​ are co-hosting a Community Talk on Public Art in Vancouver, with Sandeep Johal, Quyen Hoang, and SCA alumnus Laiwan​ on Tuesday, May 30, 6:00 PM at Artspeak (223 Carrall St., Vancouver), followed by a launch for Laiwan's TEMPER: one hundred brief missives within a character limit, featuring an essay by Bopha Chhay. More HERE.

Wallgrin plays Khatsahlano

SCA alumnus Wallgrin is playing Vancouver's Khatsahlano Street Party, which runs July 8, 2023, curated by Zulu Records. More HERE.

The PR Membership Artist Edition t-shirt

Peripheral Review​, edited by SCA alumni Lauren Lavery​, has launched the "2023 exclusive Membership Artist Edition" t-shirt, designed by Eve Tagny. Grab one fast by becoming a member, which has other perks, which will also help Peripheral Review raise $5,000 by Friday, June 16, 2023. More HERE.

Morelli​ talks Sullivan

SCA alumnus Didier Morelli​ was one of the "talking heads" in a video that's art of an online exhibition celebrating Françoise Sullivan's career. Visit the exhibition HERE.

How Would Lubitsch Do It S2E09

Listen to the seasonal finale of How Would Lubitsch Do It, the podcast hosted by SCA alumnus Devan Scott, featuring Munich Film Museum director Stefan Drössler on Lubitsch’s 1923 film The Flame. Listen HERE.

Joy of Jigging and Confluence at Evergreen

SCA alumnus Jeanette Kotowich​ is presenting a Joy of Jigging Workshop on Sunday, June 18, 2023, from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM in the Rehearsal Hall at the Evergreen Cultural Centre​ (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Also, Raven Spirit Dance​, which has SCA alumnus Starr Muranko as co-Artistic Director (with Michelle Olson) and Kotowich as an Artistic Associate, are presenting Confluence on Monday, June 19, at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM in the Evergreen Cultural Centre's Studio Theatre.

The Black Arts Centre opens!

Celebrate the opening of The Black Arts Centre (10305 City Parkway 105, Surrey), which has SCA alumnus Olumoroti (Moroti) Soji-George as one of its directors, on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. More HERE.

Ybarra in Tea and Tour

SCA alumnus Faune Ybarra will be talking about her work Iceberg Stranded in My Bed at Richmond's Aberdeen Skytrain Station (which is part of the Canada Line Art Program, curated by SCA alumnus Maria Filipina Palad) on Saturday, June 3, 2023, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, as part of the Richmond Art Gallery​'s Tea and Tour of Off-site & Gallery Exhibitions, presented in partnership with the Capture Photography Festival​. More HERE.

Clala Dance looking  

SCA alumnus Tomoyo Yamada and Clala Dance are looking for "dance/performance artists who have completed post secondary or equivalent training" to work with them (at CADA/West rate standards) on a new project they're developing as part of their residency at Deer Lake Park from August 13 – 28, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, and likely into the fall. But act fast: submissions close tonight – Friday, May 26, 2023 – at 11:59 PM. More HERE.  

Rahi readies the Global HyperOrgan

Watch a "remote control" test-run by SCA alumnus and current PhD student George Rahi of the Utopa Baroque organ at the Orgelpark in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in preparation for an intercontinental Global HyperOrgan concert on Saturday, June 10, 2023, that will connect the pipe organs of Orgelpark, Malmö, Vancouver's Pacific Spirit United Church (2195 W 45th Ave.), and the Modular Blancafort Organ, presented as part of the 2023 Annual International Orgelpark Symposium. Watch it HERE.  

Gamboa at the Alaya Conference

SCA alumnus Tin Gamboa showed a solo excerpt from her MFA grad work, attuning flesh and bone, as part of a workshop she ran at the 3rd annual Guang Ming College’s Alaya Conference, which ran May 24 – 26, 2023, in Tagaytay, Philippines. More HERE.

Anyox in MDFF Selects

SCA alumni Ryan Ermacora and Jessica Johnson's 2022 feature Anyox was presented as part of the MDFF Selects series at Toronto's TIFF on May 25, 2023. More HERE.

Stir on Division Infinity Saves the World!

Read Stir Vancouver on Division Infinity Saves the World! by SCA alumnus Keely O’Brien and Matt Clarke and Shizuka Kai, which is having its World Premiere at the 2023 Vancouver International Children's Festival, which runs May 30 – June 4, presented by Neworld Theatre. Read it HERE.  


Check out these great installation shots of SCA alumnus Michelle Sound's LIVE THROUGH THIS, which is at the Seymour Art Gallery (4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver) from May 20 – July 8, 2023, with a reception on Sunday, May 28, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, an Artist Talk on Sunday, June 11, at 2:00 PM, and a Tufting Demonstration on June 25 at 2:00 PM.

Woods mentors

SCA alumnus Meagan Woods is a "costume design mentor" for The Falling Company's PLUNGE Mentorship Project, which is calling for "Design and Production Artists." But act super fast: the deadline is today – May 26, 2023 – at 11:59 PM. More HERE.

PantoLand / Town

Parents with theatre-curious kids! There are spots left in Theatre Replacement's PantoLand & PantoTown "kid and tween" summer camps. More HERE.

The Province on Happy Valley

Read The Province on SCA alumnus Derek Chan 陳嘉昊's Happy Valley, which runs May 25 – June 4, 2023, at the Firehall Arts Centre (280 E Cordova St., Vancouver), presented with rice & beans theatre, and featuring SCA alumni Anjela Magpantay (Director), Heidi Taylor (Dramaturg), Megan Lane (Set/Props/Costume Designer), Andie Lloyd (Video Designer), Jonathan Kim (Lighting Designer), and Cindy Kao and Aysha Dulong / Sapphire Haze (Sound Design) behind the scenes. Read it HERE.  

Revolver Festival is more than 5 things!

Vancouver Magazine includes Upintheair Theatre's 2023 Revolver Festival, featuring SCA alumnus Natalie Tin Yin Gan & Ashley Whitehead's (aka Pulsive Party) Lip Service: Breaking down Barriers, SCA alumnus Davey Samuel Caldero's Big Queer Filipino Karaoke Night! ONLINE, and SCA alumni Anthony Kit Chun Lee's Discounted Hotpot Centre, in their list of "5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (May 22-28)."

Stir on Discounted Hotpot Centre

Read Stir Vancouver on SCA alumni Anthony Kit Chun Lee's Discounted Hotpot Centre, which is running as part of Upintheair Theatre​'s rEvolver Festival (see above!). Read it HERE.

Pancouver talks おやすみ (oyasumi) with Murao

Read Pancouver on SCA alumnus Natalie Murao's おやすみ (oyasumi), a screening of Japanese Canadian short films she curated, including SCA alumnus Cindy Mochizuki's Amabie, which ran Thursday, May 25, 2023, at The Cinematheque (1131 Howe St., Vancouver), co-presented with the Powell Street Festival. Read it HERE.

Small File deadline!!!

The deadline for the 2023 Small File Media Festival is July 1, 2023. Crunch your stuff – maximum 1.44 MB – and submit! More HERE.

May 26, 2023