Sophie Jarvis – Until Branches Bend

SCA | Quick News | October 21, 2022

Jarvis' Until Branches Bend wins

SCA alumnus Sophie Jarvis' film Until Branches Bend won the Best BC Film Award, which includes a prize of $10,000 from Creative BC and $15,000 in post-production services from Company 3, at the 2022 Vancouver International Film Festival. Congratulations, Sophie! More HERE.

Boisjoly in Ceremony (Burial of an Undead World)

The SCA's Raymond Boisjoly is part of the exhibition Ceremony (Burial of an Undead World) at Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt, running October 23 – Dec 30, 2022. More HERE.

Shihab's Echolocation

The SCA's Nadia Shihab's Echolocation is screening as part of the Antimatter Media Art festival on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 8:00 PM at Victoria's Deluge Contemporary Art. More HERE.

Latta's Hidden Stories  

The SCA's Erika Latta and Begat Theater's Hidden Stories / Histoires Cachées, balade sonore dans la ville is being presented as part of the Festival de Lumieres sur le Quai on October 22 & 23, 2022, in Toulouse, France. More HERE.

Tacata in IMU UR2

The SCA's Ryan Tacata is participating in IMU UR2: Art, Aesthetics, and Asian America Symposium, which runs October 28 – 29, 2022, at Stanford University. More HERE. Also, click through to the Tacata's Instagram to see a collection of great images and a video from current class work with SCA Performance students.

Schroeder's darkhorse

The SCA's Sabrina Schroeder's darkhorse is being performed by ensemble mosaik on December 14, 2022, at 8:00 PM at Berlin's Kesselhaus in der Kulturbrauerei. More HERE.

Maier's Nervous Systems and at MONOM

The SCA's Stefan Maier's essay, "Nervous Systems: Composing Unruliness in the Technosphere," is included in the latest issue of Revue Circuit, musiques contemporaines on the theme of Composer dans l’Anthropocène. More HERE. Also, Maier is performing as part of the SPATIAL Festival, which runs November 25 – 27, 2022, at Berlin's MONOM. More HERE.

Eigenfeldt at the Roxy

Surrender, the U2 tribute band featuring the SCA's Arne Eigenfeldt on bass, is playing Friday, October 28, 2022, at 8:00 PM (sharp!) at the Roxy Cabaret. Follow Surrender on Instagram.

Clark's Persistence and Loss

The SCA's Joseph Clark's Persistence and Loss is screening on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 6:00 PM Victoria's Deluge Contemporary Art as part of the Antimatter Media Art Festival. More HERE.

Smulovitz talks METAXENAKIS

Get deeper into the minds of the SCA's Stefan Smulovitz and Sara Gold, both performing in Vancouver New Music's METAXENAKIS festival (running October 21 – 23, 2022), in this interview with the venerable Alexander Varty for Stir Vancouver. Read it HERE. Also, The Tyee did some nice press about the festival, too. Paying homage to the great Iannis Xenakis, METAXENAKIS starts tonight at the ANNEX (823 Seymour St., 2nd Floor), featuring Smulovitz and the Plastic Acid Orchestra and Jacob Audrey Taves, with artist chats at 7:15 PM before the show at 8:00 PM.

Adler in Harvest Moon: Untrue Stories Live

SCA alumnus Barbara Adler, who's also the SCA's Professional Development Coordinator, returns to her spoken word roots, performing as part of Rumble Theatre's Harvest Moon: Untrue Stories Live, which runs October 21 – 22, 2022, at 7:30 PM (doors at 7:00 PM), at Progress Lab 1422 (1422 William Street, Vancouver, BC). More HERE.

Silverfox's Sobey video and Evergreen soundbite

Watch a short video produced by the National Gallery of Canada about SCA alumnus Krystle Silverfox, who is the West Coast and Yukon artist and finalist for the 2022 Sobey Art Award. Watch it HERE. Also, listen to a "soundbite" interview with SCA alumnus Silverfox by the Evergreen Cultural Centre, where Silverfox's Hats’adän echo (Elder’s teachings) is on display on the exterior windows of the Centre. Listen HERE.

Tam's Doc in a Box and Double Happiness: Detour This Way

Click through to Music on Main's Instagram to watch SCA alumnus Nancy Tam's Doc in a Box, which explores "how sound affects the body." Watch it HERE. Also, Tam and Robyn Jacob‘s Double Happiness: Detour This Way is being presented as part of Music on Main's Modulus Festival, which runs November 3 – 8, 2022. More HERE.

Smith’s Watching You Watching Me

SCA alumnus Paige Smith’s solo multimedia exhibition, Watching You Watching Me, "featuring video projection, video installation, 16mm film projection, and photography," opens Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society's blackbox studio, running until November 3, 2022. More HERE.

Catch Sound's Aunties Holding It Together

SCA alumnus Michelle Sound's Aunties Holding It Together, "featuring new sculptural and photographic works from two ongoing series," closes tomorrow, Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Burrard Arts Foundation. More HERE.

Theatre Replacement's Best Life

Created by Theatre Replacement's Artistic Director and SCA alumnus Maiko Yamamoto, in collaboration with SCA alumni Arthi Chandra and Keely O’Brien and Antoine Bedard and Itai Erdal, Best Life, "a new, relational show performed by an audience for an audience, inspired by the machines that make our lives better," runs Wednesday, November 2 – Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby). More HERE.

Lord in Silver Wave

SCA alumnus Irina Lord's Soft-Spoken Weepy Cult Child is having its Atlantic Canada premiere on November 4, 2022, as part of the 2022 Silver Wave Film Festival. More HERE.

Cafferata's Now And Not Now

SCA MFA student Torien Cafferata is holding Now And Not Now, a "solo durational installation performance," at the SCA's Visual Art Studios at 611 Alexander Street, Vancouver, tonight from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Wallgrin's record release

Grab tickets for SCA alumnus Wallgrin / Tegan Wahlgren's Yet Again the Wheel Turns record release show on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM (PDT) at the Fox Cabaret (2321 Main Street, Vancouver). More HERE.

Mochizuki's Tides & Moons: Herring Capital

SCA alumnus Cindy Mochizuki's exhibition, Tides & Moons: Herring Capital, opens tonight (Friday, October 21, 2022) at the Nanaimo Art Gallery and runs October 22 – January 8, 2023. More HERE.

Lin / Tahos at the KAC

SCA alumnus Anchi Lin (Ciwas Tahos) joins Shin Hanagata for a presentation of work on October 29, 2022, produced during their respective residencies organized by the Kyoto Art Center (KAC) and the Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC). More HERE.

SCA in F O R M

The Festival of Recorded Movement (F O R M) has announced its 2022 programing, which features many SCA folks (in one way or another!), including Roya Pishvaei, Sarah U, Amanda Sum, Jullianna Oke, Irina Lord, Jessica McMann, Amy Wilson, Anya Saugstad, Eowynn Enquist, Shion Skye Carter, Stefan Nazarevich, Emmalena Fredriksson, Luciana Freire D'Anunciaçã, and Jeanette Kotowich, with Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg as one of the festival's co-commissioning partners. More HERE.

Christie's Ghost in the Air Glow

SCA alumnus Amanda Dawn Christie's work Ghost in the Air Glow, which works "with the HAARP Ionospheric Research Instrument to mix audio and images at the liminal boundaries of earth’s atmosphere and outer space," is being broadcast on October 23 & 24 at 06:00 (UTC) and October 25 & 26 at 16:30 (UTC), produced in collaboration with High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) at the University of Alaska. More HERE.


Listen / watch SCA alumnus James O'Callaghan's "monster chamber ensemble+electronics+video piece IMMATERIAL HOW," on the anniversary of its premiere in "Bordeaux with Proxima Centauri, HANATSU miroir, and Paramirabo." Listen / watch HERE.

Valentine-Lewis on Kim

Read SCA alumnus Andrea Valentine-Lewis on Christine Sun Kim for Galleries West. Read it HERE.

Chien's Patterns of Liquid Stars

SCA alumnus Sammy Chien's film Patterns of Liquid Stars (2011) is screening as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival's XINEMA Program 1: Times Long Past on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the VIFF Centre (1181 Seymour St, Vancouver). More HERE.

Fredriksson's sold out!

SCA alumnus and current instructor Emmalena Fredriksson's Sci-Fi solo work, Ecdysis, runs October 20 – 22, 2022, at Progress Lab 1422 (1422 William St, Vancouver) as part of SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg's new Startle Reflex residency, and presented by New Works. But good news / bad news: it's completely sold out! Congratulations, Emmalena!

Buy Tedlie-Stursberg's Cosmic Boulder (Sky Blue)

SCA alumnus and current SCA instructor Alex Tedlie-Stursberg is offering his 2022 Cosmic Boulder (Sky Blue) for sale (lot #87) as part of Arts Umbrella's annual art auction, Splash, which has a live event on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, presented by Nicola Wealth. The Online Auction closes Monday, October 24 at 11:00 AM PT. More HERE.

Carter in the BC Dance and Youth Research Project and on The Dance Centre's podcast

SCA alumnus Shion Skye Carter joins Alyssa Amarshi, Rosario Ancer, Karen Buchanan, Bee/Brenda Kent Colina, AJ “MegaMan” Kambere" Kenley Knock and Tanis Baer, and Simran Sachar for Dance West Network's FREE BC Dance and Youth Research Project, Public Gathering and Sharing event, which runs October 29, 2022, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, both LIVE and ONLINE, in the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. More HERE. Also, listen to Carter on The Dance Centre's podcast, where she talks about her early career, her interdisciplinary duo Olive Theory with SCA alumnus Stefan Nazarevich, and her upcoming performance of Residuals (住み・墨) at the Scotiabank Dance Centre on November 4 – 5, 2022. Listen HERE.

Ken Lum's Ken Lum reviewed

Read Hyperallergic on SCA alumnus Ken Lum's exhibition Ken Lum at NYC's Magenta Plains, running September 17–October 22, 2022. Read it HERE.

Division Infinity Saves The World!

Longview calendar choice! Division Infinity Saves The World! by SCA alumnus Keely O’Brien and Matt Clarke and Shizuka Kai, will have it's World Premiere at the 2023 Vancouver International Children's Festival in June, presented by Neworld Theatre. More HERE.

rice & beans' DBLSPK: Yankl & der Beanstalk

rice & beans theatre, which has SCA alumnus Pedro Chamale as its artistic director, is presenting DBLSPK: Yankl & der Beanstalk on Monday, November 7, 2022, at 1:00 PM (PST) at the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre (950 W. 41st Ave., Vancouver), co-presented with the Chutzpah! Festival. More HERE.

Morelli assists for Evergon

SCA alumnus Didier Morelli was Bernard Lamarche's Curatorial Research Assistant for the exhibition Evergon: Theatres of the Intimate at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), which runs October 20, 2022 to April 23, 2023.

Henderson's Going Back to Meet the World

Congratulations to 4th year SCA film student Santi Henderson, whose short film Going Back to Meet the World won the 2022 Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma Grand Prix at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma in Montreal, competing against 38 films from other student filmmakers across Canada to garner the top prize. More HERE.

D'Anunciaçã and Schwinn's Enrapture

Watch SCA alumnus Luciana Freire D'Anunciaçã and Brandon Schwinn's Enrapture from interplay_2022, presented by SCA alumnus Deanna Peters / Mutable Subject. Watch HERE.

Watch Spence in Milan

Watch a performance by SCA alumnus Alexandra Spence at Standards Studio in Milan, Italy, from October 11, 2022, courtesy Watch HERE.

Postalian's Critical Response Process workshop

SCA alumnus Brian Postalian is co-lead a Critical Response Process workshop with Joyce Rosario on Monday, November 7, 2022, presented as part of Bard on the Beach's studio series. More HERE.

Soji-George on the CBC

Listen to an interview with Olumoroti Soji-George, an SCA MA student and curator with Surrey's Black Arts Centre, on CBC/Radio-Canada's North by Northwest, touching on the exhibitions Concealed Cultures: Visualizing the Black Vernacular and I see; I breathe; I am!, which are running concurrently at the Surrey Art Gallery until December 11, 2022. Listen HERE.

Chambers and Young's One hundred more reviewed

Read a review of SCA MFA student and Instructor Justine A. Chambers and Laurie Young's One hundred more, which ran October 13 – 14, 2022, at the Dance Centre. read it HERE.

October 21, 2022