SCA | Quick News | November 4, 2022

Carter talks Residuals (住み・墨)

Read interviews with SCA alumnus Shion Skye Carter in Vancouver Magazine and Stir Vancouver talking about her work Residuals (住み・墨), which premieres November 4 & 5, 2022, at 7:00 PM at The Dance Centre. Congratulations on the premiere, Shion!

Yoon news roundup

The Art Canada Institute has released Jin-me Yoon: Life & Work, a "critical biography" about the SCA's Jin-me Yoon by Ming Tiampo, which is free to read online or download. Access it HERE. Also, watch the video archive of the talk, 'The Art of Living amid the Rubble of Sedimented Histories: Here and There, Then and When,' with Sasha Su-Ling Welland, on Friday, October 28, 2022, which was presented in support of the SCA's Jin-me Yoon's exhibition About Time, running until March 5, 2023, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. With respondents Olivia Michiko Gagnon and Allen Baylosis and moderation by Olivia Lim, this event was presented in partnership with Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies UBC and SFU's David Lam Centre. Watch it HERE. Also, read a text by David McGonigal-Videla for Rungh on Yoon's earlier exhibition, Untunnelling Vision (as well as the workshop, Relation-Making in the Context of Racism and Settler Colonialism, that lead up to it), at Calgary's Truck Contemporary Art, co-presented M:ST Performative Art. Read it HERE. Finally, read reviews of About Time in The Vancouver Sun and The Tyee.

Daniel talks in Mexico

The SCA's Henry Daniel will be talking about his new book, Re-Choreographing Cortical and Cartographic Maps: Going West to Find East Going East to Find West, on November 14, 2022, at 11:00 AM (CST) at the Merida English Library in Centro, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. More HERE.

Bitter and Laiwan mentor Wedge Residents

Urban Subjects, the "cultural research collective" of the SCA's Sabine Bitter and Jeff Derksen and Helmut Weber, and SCA alumnus Laiwan are mentors for 2022 Wedge Residents Phoebe Bei and Rain Cabana-Boucher, respectively. Administered by the Contemporary Art Gallery and Ground Floor, Wedge Residencies "provide early-emerging artists and cultural practitioners with the opportunity to work directly with a mentor to explore a research question related to the past, present and or future of 'Vancouver,' culminating in a public-facing audio output in 2023." Congratulations to all the recipients!

Standing Wave play O'Callaghan

Standing Wave will be performing SCA alumnus James O'Callaghan's (in) an archipelago as part of their program for their show on November 7, 2022, at 7:00 PM (music at 7:30 PM) at the Annex (823 Seymour, St., Vancouver) as part of Music on Main's Modulus Festival. More HERE.

Silverfox on APTN and in an Evergreen soundbite

Watch SCA alumnus and Sobey Art Award finalist Krystle Silverfox on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) HERE. The Sobey Art Award Exhibition runs October 28, 2022 – March 12, 2023, at the National Gallery of Canada. Also, Click through to the Evergreen Cultural Centre's Instagram to hear another "soundbite" interview with SCA Silverfox talking about her work Hats’adän echo (Elder’s teachings), which is on display on the exterior windows of the Centre. Listen HERE.

Liquidation World's new home  

Liquidation World (a.k.a. Katayoon Yousefbigloo, SCA PhD student Dave Biddle, and Maya Beaudry) have announced a Grand Opening Exhibition at their new location (1965 Main Street, Vancouver), opening November 17, 2022, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, and running to November 30, featuring work by Yousefbigloo and other SCA folks, including Alex Tedlie-Stursberg, Andrew Curtis, Homa Khosravi, Marita Michaelis, Irfan Brkovic, Minnie Yung, Steve Hubert, and Wladimiro Woyno Rodriguez.

Graveyards and Gardens at CINARS and Deaconescu talks BLOT

SCA alumnus Vanessa Goodman and Caroline Shaw's collaborative performance installation Graveyards and Gardens is being presented on November 10, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Centre Pierre-Péladeau (salle Pierre-Mercure) as part of the CINARS Biennale. More HERE. In more Goodman news, and for any Romanian speakers, watch an interview with Simona Deaconescu about BLOT – Body Line of Thought, a collaborative work developed with Goodman (it's Deaconescu and Goodman performing the work in the video excerpts n the interview, but dancers Simona Dabija and Maria Luiza Dimulescu for the live event), which ran October 29 & 30, 2022, at The National Center for Dance Bucharest / Centrul Naţional al Dansului Bucureşti. Watch it HERE.

Ariaratnam facilitates

The NOW Society's Fall Improv Workshop Series, running Saturdays from November 19 – December 17, 2022, from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (in-person and online), includes SCA alumnus Matthew Ariaratnam as one of facilitators, along with Peggy Lee, Aquiles Navarro, Joane Hétu, and Robin Holcomb. More HERE.

Morelli in Border Crossings

SCA alumnus Didier Morelli has contributed a text to the October 2022 issue of Border Crossings on the exhibition Awakening: seeing beyond the frame, which ran February 5 – May 15, 2022, at the Musée d'art de Joliette. More HERE.

Rahi's the audience favourite

Congratulations to SCA alumnus and now SCA PhD student George Rahi, whose installation frequencies received the "audience award" at the lab30 Festival, which ran October 27 – 30, 2022, in Augsburg, Germany. More HERE.

The Five Vengeances video sampler

Watch an action-packed video of sequences from Affair of Honor's presentation of Jovanni Sy's The Five Vengeances, featuring SCA alumni Howard Dai, Sammy Chien, and Jonathan "Jono" Kim on and off stage, which ran September 24 to October 1, 2022, at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Watch it HERE.

Calderon's Big Queer Filipino Karaoke Night

SCA alumnus Davey Samuel Calderon (with SCA alumni Anjela Magpantay and Anthony Kit Lee and current SCA student June Hsu working behind the scenes) is presenting Big Queer Filipino Karaoke Night on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 7:30 PM at Evergreen Cultural Centre's Studio Theatre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC). More HERE.

SCA in The Void of the Voice

The SCA's Patricia Gruben, SCA alumni Nita Bowerman, Xinyue Liu, Hân Phạm, and current MFA Graduate Student Mena El Shazly all have films in the upcoming XINEMA Program 2: The Void of the Voice on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Vancouver International Film Festival Centre's Studio Theatre. More HERE.

FRIDAY does astrology

SCA alumnus DEBBY FRIDAY is now providing astrological services. More HERE.

SCA in The Capilano Review

The Capilano Review's upcoming Issue 3.48 (Fall 2022), the final one in their "special 50th anniversary glossary series," includes contributions from the SCA's Colin Browne, Allyson Clay, and Kathy Slade, and from SCA alumni Lorna Brown and Charlene Vickers. Pre-order HERE.

Land Back on the CBC

Watch a CBC/Radio-Canada clip (in French) about the exhibition Land Back, which includes SCA alumnus Roxanne Charles (with Susan Blight, Lori Blondeau, Gregg Deal, Beau Dick, Erin Gingrich, Duane Isaac, Casey Koyczan, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Beric Manywounds, Meagan Musseau, Michael Namingha, Carey Newman, Camille Seaman, Cole Speck, Katherine Takpannie, Chandra Melting Tallow, and Olivia Whetung), which runs November 5 – December 23, 2022, at the Expression, Centre d'exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe. Watch HERE.

The Array in Stir

Read Stir Vancouver on The Array: Beyond the Knowledge of Humankind, a "three company" show featuring Upintheair Theatre, Art Action Earwig 예술행동그룹 이어위그 (which includes SCA alumnus Minah Lee), and A Wake of Vultures (the performance collective of SCA alumni Conor Wylie, Nancy Tam, and Daniel O'Shea), on December 1 – 3, 2022, at 7:30 PM at What Lab (1814 Pandora St., Vancouver). Read it HERE.

The Little Mermaid is rehearsing

Great rehearsal shots of Theatre Replacement's holiday tradition East Van Panto: The Little Mermaid, featuring SCA alumnus Amanda Sum as Ariel, which runs November 16, 2022 – January 1, 2023, at The Cultch's York Theatre (639 Commercial Dr. Vancouver). See them HERE.

Zaurrini designs sound

SCA alumnus Joey Zaurrini is the sound designer for Théâtre Ouest End's production of The Covenant, which runs November 13 – December 3, 2022, at Montreal's The Segal Centre for Performing Arts. More HERE.

Jean Swanson: We Need A New Map screens

SCA alumnus Teresa Alfeld's documentary, Jean Swanson: We Need A New Map, is screened November 4, 2022, at the Carnegie Theatre (401 Main Street), presented as part of Heart of the City Festival.

O'Callaghan's Ages Ago

Watch a video of Ages Ago by SCA alumnus James O'Callaghan, produced out of prompted improvisations by Hard Rubber Orchestra. Watch it HERE.

Prost's Heavy Petting at Cineworks  

SCA alumnus and current sessional Instructor Brendan Prost's film Heavy Petting is showing at Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society (1131 Howe Street, Vancouver) on Friday, November 25, 2022, at 7:00 PM. Email for more info.

Johal and Collis talk climate

The latest Below the Radar, and the first in a new series for the podcast called The Climate Imaginary, features SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement's Am Johal in conversation with SFU Department of English's Stephens Collis, recorded live at the SCA's day-long event, Re-Orientation Day: Contemporary Art + Climate Change, which took place September 8, 2022. Listen HERE.

SCA in Szepty/Whispers

SCA alumni Caroline MacCaull (New Media/Projection Designer) and Sammy Chien (New Media/Projection Mentor) are just two of the SCA folks working on Pi Theatre's Szepty/Whispers, which runs December 1 – 4, 2022, at Progress Lab 1422 (1422 William St., Vancouver). Other SCA folks on the production include alumni include Cindy Mochizuki (Scenography Designer), David Mesiha (Sound Designer & Composer), and current SCA student Jack Chipman (Caption Designer). More HERE.

F O R M on the screens

F O R M (Festival of Recorded Movement) hits the streets! Catch films by SCA alumni Roya Pishvaei, Sarah Hin Ching U 余衍晴, and Amanda Sum (with Justin Calvadores), plus by regular SCA Instructor Shannon Cuykendall (and by non-SCA folks, too) running 24/7 from November 18 – 26, 2022, on grunt gallery's Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen (at the intersection of Broadway & Kingsway, Vancouver) and on screens at SFU Vancouver, SFU Surrey, and on the hill at SFU's main campus in Burnaby, presented by F O R M in partnership with Evann Siebens, Vancouver Art Gallery, our pals SFU Woodward's, and the grunt gallery. More HERE.

SCA behind the scenes of The Frontliners

Current SCA student Maraya Franca, who's doing promotional work for this show, let us know that SCA alumni Jamie Sweeney (Technical Director and Lighting Designer), Megan Lane (Set Designer and Props), Davey Calderon (Dramaturg), and Christian Ching (Assistant Technical Director), are all working behind the scenes on The Frontliners by Zahida Rahemtulla. Running November 10 – 13, 2022, at Granville Island's Waterfront Theatre (1412 Cartwright St., Vancouver), The Frontliners is directed by Tanya Mathivanan and developed via a "special workshop production" through Playwrights Theatre Centre’s New Play in Development Prize in partnership with the Vancouver Fringe. More HERE.

Meyers does Cheyenne's Cafecito

SCA alumnus Hannah Meyers is guested on SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne's Cafecito, "an open creative practice," on November 3, 2022. Find out more HERE.

D Lord lyric video

Listen / watch D Lord, a new track by Joey Chaos and The Ghosts, featuring SCA video expert Joey Chaos, HERE.

Vancouver Art Blog shows some Smith

Vancouver Art Blog shared some images from SCA alumnus Paige Smith’s solo multimedia exhibition, Watching You Watching Me, which ran until November 1 – 3, 2022, at Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society's blackbox studio. See them HERE.

Work for Vines

Vines Art Festival, created by SCA alumnus and festival director Heather Lamoureux in 2015, is looking for a marketing director. Could this be you? More HERE.

withintentions' Creatures

Download the latest issue of withintentions, the monthly art mag produced by SCA alumni, this time on the theme of Creatures, HERE.

Low on Lum

Read SCA PhD student Joni Low in Artforum (both online and in print) on SCA alumnus Ken Lum's exhibition, Ken Lum: Death and Furniture, which is running until January 2, 2023, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Read it HERE.

November 04, 2022