Jin-me Yoon, Long View, 2017, chromogenic print, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Acquisition Fund.

SCA | Quick News | October 14, 2022

Yoon's About Time

Jin-me Yoon's floor-wide exhibition, About Time, opens tonight – Friday, October 14 – at the Vancouver Art Gallery and runs October 15, 2022 – March 5, 2023. Congratulations, Jin-me! More HERE.

BLOT in Bucharest

BLOT – Body Line of Thought, SCA alumnus Vanessa Goodman's collaboration with Simona Deaconescu, is being presented at the Centrul Naţional al Dansului Bucureşti in Bucharest, Romania, on October 29 and 30, 2022. More HERE.

Contreras at the Teck

SCA alumnus Adriana Contreras has work up in SFU Galleries' Teck Gallery (at SFU Harbour Centre | 515 W. Hastings St. Vancouver) as part of the two-part exhibition It's About Time: Dancing Black in Canada, which runs until December 9, 2022. More HERE.

Chien in STAND, is the 2022 Changemaker, and does Redbone Coonhound

SCA alumnus Sammy Chien (Chimerik 似不像) is offering a free workshop on November 5, 2022, from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM in the 2nd Floor Studio at the Presentation House Theatre (333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver), presented as part of the STAND Festival, "A Performing Arts Festival for Immigrant and Refugee Artists," co-presented by Blackout Art Society and Presentation House Theatre. More HERE. Also, Chien won the BC Museums Association (BCMA) 2022 Changemaker Award, which "recognizes an outstanding effort and contribution with a lasting impact to the future of museums, galleries, archives and/or heritage resources fields." Congratulations, Sammy! More HERE. Also, Chien and Chimerik 似不像 are the Projection and Lighting Design team for the Arts Club Theatre's presentation of Redbone Coonhound, which runs October 6 – 30, 2022, on the Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre (162 W. 1st Ave., Vancouver). More HERE.

Obuwoma on I see; I breathe; I am!

Read SCA alumnus Ogheneofegor Obuwoma on the exhibition I see; I breathe; I am! for Akimblog. Read it HERE. I see; I breathe; I am! is running concurrently with Concealed Cultures: Visualizing the Black Vernacular, which includes work by Obuwoma, at the Surrey Art Gallery from September 17 to December 11, 2022.

Lin at Dancing Resilience

SCA alumnus Shannon Lin will be presenting her paper, "Expressing to Escape: Dance/Movement Therapy as the Key to Transforming Incarcerated Spaces Inside and Out," at Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Actavism in a Global Age, the 2022 Annual Conference of the Dance Studies Association, which the SCA is co-presenting, on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM in Salon D at the Pinnacle Hotel (1133 W. Hastings St., Vancouver).

Carter's Residuals (住み・墨)

SCA alumnus Shion Skye Carter is presenting the Vancouver premiere of Residuals (住み・墨) on November 4 & 5, 2022, at &:00 PM at The Dance Centre (677 Davie St, Vancouver), co-presented by The Dance Centre’s Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award and the Powell Street Festival. More HERE. Also, as part of her outreach for Residuals (住み・墨), Carter will facilitating a free workshop with Japanese Calligrapher Kisyuu on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM at Morrow (Suite 204 – 910 Richards St., Vancouver), supported by Dance West Network. More HERE.

Le Sigh 005

Issue 5 of Le Sigh, the online arts magazine from SCA alumnus Didier Morelli and Charlene K. Lau, is available now. Read it HERE.

On New Societies in Taipei

SCA alumnus Brian Postalian shared an article (first shared with him by SCA alumnus Howard Dai) in which Chen Youru, the director for the Taipei, Taiwan, staging of Re:Current Theatre's New Societies (which Postalian created with his SCA alumnus-heavy cast), speaks with a "game designer about the intersection of games and performance." Read it HERE (in Mandarin).

The Black Arts Centre on CBC

Watch Richard Thériault from CBC/Radio-Canada on Surrey's Black Arts Centre, which includes SCA MA student Moroti Soji-George as one of its co-directors, as well as on the concurrent exhibitions I see; I breathe; I am! and Concealed Cultures: Visualizing the Black Vernacular at the Surrey Art Gallery from September 17 to December 11, 2022, which the team from the Black Arts Centre curated. Watch HERE (in French).

Wallgrin's Yet Again the Wheel Turns is out

SCA alumnus Wallgrin / Tegan Wahlgren's Yet Again the Wheel Turns is out! Listen HERE.

Chambers and Young's One hundred more and at Dancing Resilience

SCA instructor and SCA MFA student Justine A. Chambers and her collaborator Laurie Young are presenting One hundred more on Thursday, October 13 + Friday, October 14, 2022, at 8:00 PM at The Dance Centre, presented as part of Global Dance Connections series. More HERE. Also, Chambers and Young will be in conversation with Julio Medina, moderated by the SCA's Peter Dickinson, on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, in the 
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre (Room 2555), here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver), presented as part of Dancing Resilience: Dance Studies and Activism in a Global Age, the 2022 Annual Conference of the Dance Studies Association, which runs October 12 – 16, 2022. More HERE.

Keating's Inside/Out

SCA alumnus Patrick Keating's filmed theatrical performance, Inside/Out: A Prison Memoir, is screening Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver), presented by SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, The Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival, and Reel Causes. More HERE.

Sound's BAF interview and Amiskwaciwâskahikan

Watch an interview video with SCA alumnus Michelle Sound discussing her exhibition Aunties Holding It Together, which runs until October 22, 2022, at the Burrard Arts Foundation. Watch it HERE. Also, read a text about Sound's work Amiskwaciwâskahikan, which is being installed as a public artwork in Edmonton in December 2022. Read it HERE.


SCA alumni Alex Mah, Olivia Shaffer, and Antonio Somera Jr. join Anne Cooper, Francesca Frewer, Hayley Gawthrop, Arash Khakpour, and Diego Romero in EDAM Dance’s Artistic Director Peter Bingham's "directed dance improvisation," EDAM ENSEMBLE, on October 26, 28, 29, & November 4 & 5 at 8:00 PM, plus a 2:00 PM matinee on November 5 and a "special post-show talk" on October 26, presented as part of EDAM's 2022 Fall Choreographic Series. More HERE.

withintensions' Creatures

withintensions, the monthly art mag produced by SCA alumni, is calling for "haunting works" for their next issue on the theme of Creatures. Submissions are due October 26! More HERE.

Lo-fi Spectacle Club's Exquisite Pressure

SCA alumni Marina Buston and Hannah Meyers, who are behind the performance collective Lo-fi Spectacle Club, are hosting Exquisite Pressure on October 29 & 30, 2022, at 7:00 PM at What Lab (1814 Pandora St., Vancouver⁠). More HERE.

Tong's The Birth of Julung-julung

SCA alumnus Yi Xin Tong is presenting The Birth of Julung-julung: The Aquatic Dragon (2019-21) in the exhibition Liquid Ground at Hong Kong's Para Site (677 King's Road, Quarry Bay), which runs until February 19, 2023, co-presented by UCCA Center for Contemporary Art and Para Site. More HERE.

McFarlane on sets and lights

SCA alumus Ian McFarlane demonstrates his set building and lighting skills for Mulgrave Road Theatre's presentation of Shadows in the Cove, which runs October 26 – 30, 2022, at the Chedabucto Place Performance Centre in Guysborough, Nova Scotia. More HERE.

Fredriksson's Ecdysis

SCA alumnus and current instruction Emmalena Fredriksson is presenting her Sci-Fi solo work Ecdysis on October 20 – 22, 2022, at Progress Lab (1422 William St, Vancouver) as part of SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg's new Startle Reflex residency. More HERE.

Listen to O'Brien's Dream Home Hotline

The calls received to SCA alumnus and current artist-in-residence at The Blue Cabin, Keely O'Brien's Dream Home Hotline (236-975-9192) will be broadcast on Other Sights' Currents and Waves radio on Thursdays at 10:46 AM and 11:32 PM. Listen HERE.

Valentine-Lewis at the VAG

SCA alumnus Andrea Valentine-Lewis is the new Curatorial Assistant for Exhibitions at Vancouver Art Gallery. Congratulations, Andrea! More HERE.

October 14, 2022