SCA | Quick News | October 16, 2020
Edmeades' Great Tree of Pagan Superstition
Boisjoly's Becoming the Past of Another Time
SCA alumni Cindy Mochizuki is one of the recipients of the 2020 VIVA Award, which are administered by the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation for the Visual Arts. Congratulations, Cindy! Read more HERE.
Ivanochko wins a John Hobday Award
Congratulations to SCA alumni and Artistic Director of Dancers' Studio West, Sasha Ivanochko, for winning a John Hobday Award in Arts Management, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. Read more HERE.
SCA in Rumble Theatre's Tremors 2020
Rumble Theatre have announced the line up for Tremors 2020, which includes SCA folks María Escolán, Johnny Wu, Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi, Barbara Adler, Kyla Gardiner, Su-Feh Lee, Eddy van Wyk, Laura June Albert, Fay Nass, Anthony Lee, Faizal Gowlani, and Howard Dai as creators, performers, and behind the scenes. Read more HERE.
$4 million for Lum's Monument Lab
Monument Lab, the independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia that was founded by SCA alumni Ken Lum and Paul Farber, was received a $4 million (USD) grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read more HERE.
Dai on Theatre and the Mind
Wei in New Vancouver Works & New Toronto Works
SCA alumni Casey Wei is in New Vancouver Works & New Toronto Works, on Friday, October 16 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET, and Saturday, October 17 at 12:00 PM (PT) / 3:00 PM (ET), which is presented jointly by VIVO Media Arts Centre's Video Out division (where Wei is also in charge of Distribution + Outreach, so perhaps she's both in the show and also co-curator on the Vancouver side) and Toronto's Pleasure Dome. Read more HERE.
Sleeper's Unrequited Leisure is Best in Nashville
Sui's Sound Forms: A Festival of Sound
Clay and Ramsden talk NASCAD
The SCA's (retired!) Allyson Clay and former SCA faculty Anne Ramsden are part of this upcoming "virtual panel" on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 1:00 PM (PST), in support of Griffin Art Projects' exhibition NOW BULLETIN: Artworks, Letters and Printed Matter from the Garry Neill Kennedy Collection 1968 – 2019, guest curated by David MacWilliam, which runs until December 12, 2020. Read more HERE.
Farouche Collective in the VIDF
Don't miss the Farouche Collective (SCA alumni Felicia Lau, Erika Mitsuhashi, and Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien) live-streaming their performance of Here Again: A collection of three scores from Oct 21 – 23 at 7 PM (PST) and Oct 24 at 4 PM (PST) as part of this year's Vancouver International Dance Festival. Read more HERE.
Behind-the-scenes with Fredriksson and the Turning Point Ensemble
Check out some great 'behind the scenes" footage of SCA alumni Emmalena Fredriksson working with the Turning Point Ensemble, lead by the SCA's Owen Underhill, on the upcoming filming of 1 + 1 + 1 +... at UBC's Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Watch it HERE.
Alexandra Spence in Proposals from the Future
SCA alumni Alexandra Spence was part of Proposals from the Future with composers Nick Ashwood, Johnny Chang, Megan Alice Clune, Andrew Fedorovitch, Sonya Holowell, MP Hopkins, and Shota Matsumura, which was "a methodology of sharing, chatting, messaging, commenting and encouraging – what the group describes as an ‘analogue collective mindset’ – to conceptually expand twelve scores that were produced and performed but not recorded." Read more HERE.
Ybarra in Galvanized Suns: Orbits 1 I 2 I 3
SCA MFA student Faune Ybarra is part of Galvanized Suns: Orbits 1 I 2 I 3, which is a "three day live-stream media event organized by the curatorial collective Diasporic Futurisms in partnership with Subtle Technologies," running online October 15, 16 & 17, 2020, from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM (EST), via www.diasporicfuturisms.com.
Hou's work Grass Drama
Milton's The Bottom of the Fountain is Painted Turquoise