SCA | Quick News | October 23, 2020
Sarah Hin Ching U's Kuafu's race with the Sun
New SCA graduate MacCaull in profile
Architek Percussion plays O’Callaghan and Basanta
Architek Percussion, featuring friend of the SCA Noam Bierstone (of scapegoat), is presenting a FREE online concert this Saturday, October 25, 2020, at 3PM (EDT), for the Brockville Concert Association, including work by SCA alumni James O’Callaghan and Adam Basanta. Read more HERE.
Spence's Blue waves, green waves
Marks' Unfolding from Pentagons
Watch a trailer for Unfolding from Pentagons, a new "poetic" short documentary about artist Gerard Caris by the SCA's Laura U. Marks and a team of collaborators, including Azadeh Emadi, Jim Byrnes (UK), SCA MA student Negar Ipakchi, and the SCA's Stefan Smulovitz. Reach out to her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for the password to the full video. Watch the trailer HERE.
Yamada and Liu in Dance Café
Hekademia in Film Threat
Kong on Soundings
Koochakzadeh-Yazdi for Ballet BC
Recent SCA graduate Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi is working in collaboration with Alexis Fletcher and Peter Smida, who are Ballet BC's 2020/21 Artists in Residence. Koochakzadeh-Yazdi will be performing Initial response and reconfiguration, which is a "duet for one dancer and one musician choreographed and filmed by Peter Smida," which will be viewable on October 22 and 23 between 2:00 PM and 10:00 PM (PST). Read more HERE.
Goodman in Solo Dances/Past into Present
Chan and Calderon talk yellow objects
SCA alumni Derek Chan (rice & beans theatre) and Davey Calderon (Playwrights Theatre Centre's Dramaturg, Public Engagement) are hosting an online event / workshop / meeting to bring "the voices of Hong Kong democracy activists in Vancouver into conversation with Derek’s play-in-development, yellow objects," on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM (PST), as part of PTC's new Unscripted series. Read more HERE.
Ivanochko on the Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body
SCA alumni and Dancers Studio West Artistic Director Sasha Ivanochko is co-facilitating an online discussion, Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body, on Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT). Read more HERE.
Marks on Below the Radar
The SCA's Laura U. Marks talked with co-hosts Am Johal and Paige Smith on the Below the Radar podcast, produced by SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, "about her research into experimentalism and aesthetics in Arab cinema and the connections between Islamic art and philosophy and new media art." Listen to it HERE.
Szoke's The Dark Redacted
Double SCA alumni (BFA and MFA) and current faculty in the Department of Visual Arts at Brock University, Donna Szoke recently launched her book, The Dark Redacted, published by Small Walker Press. Congratulations, Donna! Read more HERE.
van Wyk on The Artist's Way
SCA alumni Eddy van Wyk is holding a two part virtual workshop – SESSION 1: October 25, 2020 to January 16, 2021, and SESSION 2: January 10 to April 3, 2021 – based on Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way. Read more HERE.
Marks, Clark, Livingston, Oleksijczuk, and Hilderbrand's Streaming Media’s Environmental Impact
Laura U. Marks, Joseph Clark, Jason Livingston, Denise Oleksijczuk, and Lucas Hilderbrand's Streaming Media’s Environmental Impact is live now on Media+Environment, an "open access, online, peer-reviewed journal of transnational and interdisciplinary ecomedia research" from the University of California Press. Read it HERE.