SCA | Quick News | November 3, 2023

Stir on Hopeful Monster

Read Stir Vancouver on Hopeful Monster, the new collaborative album by the SCA's Mauricio Pauly and Eve Egoyan, released by No Hay Discos. Also, Pauly and Egoyan are playing Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 7:30 PM (doors) at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver), presented as part of Music on Main's Modulus Festival. And if you're in or around Montreal, you can catch Pauly and Egoyan on Monday, November 13, 2023, at 7:30 PM (doors) at La Sala Rossa (4848 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal). Read it HERE.

Shihab in Berkeley

The SCA's Nadia Shihab is screening Echolocation as part of What Was a Memory? What Was a Dream?: Experimental Films on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 7:00 PM at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (2155 Center St., Berkeley), and is participating in a post-screening conversation with Al Wong, who is also part of the event. More HERE.

Maier plays the Diffusion Festival

The SCA's Stefan Maier is playing the Diffusion Festival of Electro-Acoustic Multichannel Music on Friday November 10, 2023, at 8:00 PM at The Red Room Room at Normal's Books & Records (425 E. 31st St.,, Baltimore). More HERE.

Marks in Peterborough

The SCA's Laura U. Marks is a visiting fellow at Trent University’s Traill College in Peterborough, and gave a talk, “Healthy Living for Monads: Do We Need a Multiverse?,” on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. More HERE.

Chambers talks with Itter

The SCA's Justine A. Chambers was in conversation with Carole Itter on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 6:30 PM at The Cinematheque (1131 Howe St., Vancouver), after a screening of Itter's short films and then followed by a screening Yvonne Rainer’s Lives of Performers (1972), presented with the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in support of the exhibition Carole Itter: Only when I'm hauling water do I wonder if I'm getting any stronger, which is at the Belkin until December 10, 2023. More HERE.

The Peak on SFU Film Archive: #1

Read SFU's The Peak on SFU Film Archive: #1 – GENESIS, "an archive collection of 11 short films from students in the [SCA] Film Student Union," which was organized by SCA student Yousif Kairee. Read it HERE.

Vickers inducted

Congratulations to SCA alumnus Charlene Vickers, who was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of Artists! More HERE.

Listen to a Curatorial Conversation about Itter

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery have shared recordings of two recent events about the work of Carole Itter, including the Curatorial Conversation with Glenn Alteen, Daina Augaitis and Kimberly Phillips, who's an SCA Associate Member and Director of SFU Galleries. Listen HERE.

Pancouver on Nass

Read Pancouver on Fay Nass, who's an SCA alumnus, the artistic and executive director of the frank theatre company, and the director Trey Anthony’s How Black Mothers Say I Love You, which runs at The Cultch's Historic Theatre (1895 Venables St., Vancouver,) from November 2 – 12, 2023. Read it HERE.

Mochizuki in Intersecting: Interdisciplinary Artist Series

SCA alumnus Cindy Mochizuki joins co-host CS Fergusson-Vaux for the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance's online Intersecting: Interdisciplinary Artist Series on November 13, 2023, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. More HERE.

Ueda hosts the Sounds from Far Away

SCA alumnus Rita Ueda is hosting the Sounds from Far Away – Japanese Traditional Instruments on November 16, 2023, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Roedde House Museum (1415 Barclay St., Vancouver), presented by Roedde House and the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra. More HERE.

Stop the Sweeps

Gallery Gachet, which has SCA alumnus Moroti George as Artistic Director, is screening Ryan Sudds' documentary Stop the Sweeps at the Carnegie Community Centre (401 Main St., Vancouver) on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 3:30 PM, presented as part of the DTES Heart of the City Festival. Full festival schedule HERE.

Triana at The Dance Centre

Stir Vancouver have shared a quick promotional piece about Calle Verde and SCA alumnus Jhoely Triana's upcoming show on November 9, 2023, at 12:00 PM at the Scotiabank Dance Centre (677 Davie St., Vancouver), presented as part of The Dance Centre's Discover Dance! series. Read it HERE.

Dear Friends &.

The final edition of Dear Friends &., a FREE collaborative series by readings organized by The Capilano Review​, which has SCA alumni Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross as Art Editor and Lauren Lavery as Managing Editor, and the Western Front ran Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 7:30 PM at the Western Front​ (303 E 8th Ave. E, Vancouver), featuring Hopeton (Hope) Anderson, Wayde Compton, and Samantha Marie Nock, hosted by Deanna Fong, who's the Literary Editor at the Cap Review, too. More HERE.

Border Crossings on the Sobey

Border Crossings Magazine has shared an introduction to the 2023 Sobey Art Award exhibition, featuring SCA alumnus Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill as the nominee from West Coast and the Yukon, which is on until March 3, 2024, at the National Gallery of Canada (380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa), with the $100,000 prize winner to be announced on November 18, 2023. Read it HERE.

Sound and Kaur tour Kindred Tracings

SCA alumnus Michelle Sound and Russna Kaur are giving a tour of the exhibition Kindred Tracings on Sunday, November 19, 2023, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the the Burnaby Art Gallery, where Kindred Tracings runs to January 21, 2024. More HERE.

Robinson promoted

Congratulations to SCA alumnus Dylan Robinson and his compatriots for their promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure at UBC's School of Music. More HERE.

Graveyards and Gardens reviewed

Read a review in Le Soleil of SCA alumni Vanessa Goodman (Action at a Distance) and Caroline Shaw's Graveyards and Gardens, which ran November 1 – 3, 2023, at Salle Multi de Méduse (591 Rue de Saint-Vallier Est, Quebec), presented by La Rotonde. Read it HERE (in French).

Read Edwards on finding space

SCA alumnus Jenn Edwards writes about "Finding space in Northern BC’s Prince George" for Dance International. Read it HERE.

River Clyde Solstice Walk Call

If you're in and around New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island, SCA alumnus Megan Stewart and Evan Furnes from The River Clyde Pageant team are holding an info session via Zoom on Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (PEI time!) about their upcoming Solstice Walk Call for Community Projects. More HERE.


Liquidation World (a.k.a. Katayoon Yousefbigloo, SCA PhD student Dave Biddle, and Maya Beaudry) have announced SHOPPING, a new fragrance by P.L.U.R.O.M.A., which will be on sale "exclusively" at the P.L.U.R.O.M.A. fashion show at Liquidation World (1965 Main St., Vancouver) on November 10, 2023, at 8:00 PM, featuring new looks from SCA alumni Jae Woo Kang and Steve Hubert and Meg Hubert. Grab tickets HERE.

F-O-R-M 2023

The 2023 edition of F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded Movement), which runs November 4 – 19 at various venues, features SCA alumnus Marisa Gold (and Darryl Ahye) and SCA student Adam Smith (and Colby McLean) as Commissioned Artists and SCA alumni Kaila Bhullar's A Sequence Of Moving Pixels as part of the Festival's Public Screens programing, including on the Lobby Screen Array here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver). More HERE.

HK House Artists + Creators Series: Local Creatives Panel

SCA alumni Derek Chan (陳嘉昊), who's the Managing Artistic Director of Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT​), and Davey Samuel Calderon, who's Playwright’s Theatre Centre's (PTC​) Dramaturg, Public Engagement, are part of the HK House Artists + Creators Series: Local Creatives Panel on Saturday, November 4, from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at The Nest on Granville Island (1398 Cartwright St., 3rd Floor), presented by HK House​. More HERE.


SCA student Rohini Soedhwa's HINI project is playing tonight (Friday, November 3, 2023) at 648kingsway (648 Kingsway, Vancouver). More HERE.

Nass talks sh*t with Friedenberg

SCA alumnus Fay Nass is the guest on the latest episode of Talking Sh*t With, the podcast by SCA alumnus and current MFA student Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg. Listen HERE (or look for it on your platform of choice).  

Morelli​'s A Crowd of Shadows

Read SCA alumnus Didier Morelli​'s essay "A Crowd of Shadows: Performances, Protests, Streets and Stages" in Volume 44, Issue 1, 2023, of Theatre Research in Canada, published by the University of Toronto Press. Read it HERE (through institution access or for a nominal fee).

Chandra directs Concord Floral

SCA alumnus Arthi Chandra is directing UBC's Department of Theatre & Film's production of Jordan Tannahill's Concord Floral, which runs November 22 – December 2, 2023, at the Frederic Wood Theatre (6354 Crescent Rd., Vancouver). More HERE.

Yamada and Aoki at Morrow

Collaborating with SCA alumnus collaborator Jennifer Aoki​, SCA alumnus Tomoyo Yamada​ is doing a Foray residency at Dumb Instrument Dance's Morrow, and will be presenting a free informal showing on November 12, 2023, at 5:00 PM at Morrow (Suite 204 – 910 Richards St., Vancouver). RSVP to

Durey in an Open Studio and Art Sale

SCA alumnus Lucian Durey is one of the Howe Street Artists having an Open Studio and Art Sale on Friday, December 1 from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM and Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 11:00 Am – 5:00 PM at 1265 Howe Street, Vancouver. More HERE.

Koochakzadeh-Yazdi​'s Unstuck in Time

SCA alumnus Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi​'s Unstuck in Time is being performed by Ensemble Contrechamps​ on November 30, 2023, at 7:00 PM at Schauspielhaus Zürich (Rämistrasse 34, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland), as part of the SONIC MATTER Festival. More HERE.

Marchenski and Thompson in EDAM​'s Choreographic Series

SCA alumni and frequent Sessional Instructor Billy Marchenski and SCA alumnus and current SCA PhD student Daisy Thompson are part of EDAM Dance​'s Choreographic Series, which runs December 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 2023, at 8:00 PM, with post-show artist talkback on December 6, at EDAM / Western Front (303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver). More HERE.

Rahi played the AGGREGATE festival

SCA alumnus and current PhD student George Rahi performed new works for automated pipe organ at the AGGREGATE festival in Berlin on Nov 2, 2023. More HERE.

Ghost Stations book launch

SCA alumnus Amanda Dawn Christie and collaborators Thaddeus Holownia and Radio Canada International had a book launch on October 27, 2023, for Ghost Stations, which an exhibiiton of the same name. More HERE.

withintensions' Opal

withintensions, the monthly art magazine produced by SCA alumni, have shared a special issue in remembrance of SCA alumnus and withintensions co-founder and colleague Opal Mclean, who tragically died in a car accident in July, 2023. Download the issue HERE.

November 03, 2023