SCA | Quick News | October 7, 2022
SCA MFA student Lauren Crazybull is one of the 2022 recipients of the Audain Travel Prize, which "provides $7,500 to young artists enrolled in a full-time fine arts program at the undergraduate or graduate level, to encourage travel to view art." The prizes were given out at the ceremony for the 2022 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts, which was awarded to Ian Wallace. More HERE.
Rodriguez does Music is a Theme Park and STRUCK
The SCA's Wladimiro A. Woyno Rodriguez and his crew in the The Precursor Lab will be supplying live animation and visuals for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Music is a Theme Park shows on October 20, 2022, at 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM at the Orpheum (601 Smithe St, Vancouver), presented as part of the VSO's Elementary School Concerts. More HERE. Also, watch a short "documentary teaser" for Ghost River Theatre's STRUCK, featuring Rodriguez on Video/Projection Design, which is having its World Premiere at Calgary's West Village Theatre from January 31 – February 11, 2023. Watch it HERE.
The SCA's NiNi Dongnier and the NUUM Collective are presenting Doppelgänger, followed by a public conversation with Afua Bruce, on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Cahners Theater at Boston's Museum of Science. More HERE.
Turning Point Ensemble, which has the SCA's Owen Underhill as its Artistic Director and conductor, working in collaboration with Vancouver Pro Musica, is offering "5 workshops for composers with a focus on orchestration starting October 17th." More HERE.
Maier makes music for Random Girl
The SCA's Stefan Maier co-wrote some music for the newly-released Random Girl album by james K. Listen HERE.
Soji-George and Obuwoma at Surrey – tomorrow!
Black Arts Centre curator and SCA MA student Olumoroti (Moroti) Soji-George will be introducing a screening of films by SCA alumnus Fegor Obuwoma and a performance by Chipo Chipaziwa on October 8, 2022, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, in support of the exhibitions Concealed Cultures: Visualizing the Black Vernacular, which includes work by Obuwoma, and I see; I breathe; I am!, running concurrently at the Surrey Art Gallery from September 17 to December 11, 2022. More HERE.
Talking Shit with Tara Cheyenne is back
SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg's podcast, Talking Shit with Tara Cheyenne, is back. Listen to the latest episode HERE in which she interviews herself (hence: Tara Cheyenne talking shit with Tara Cheyenne!).
Carter at the AGO
If you're in Toronto, SCA alumnus Shion Skye Carter and her collaborators Mayumi Lashbrook and Hitoko Okada are presenting a "short excerpt" of Threading Echos, the work they're developing as part of the AGOxRBC Artist-in-Residence program, as an open rehearsal at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 8, 2022, in the Walker Court at the Art Gallery of Ontario. More HERE.
Smulovitz in Meta Xenakis
The SCA's Stefan Smulovitz is performing as part of Vancouver New Music’s 2022 festival, Meta Xenakis, a centenary celebration of the work of Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001), running October 21 – 23, 2022, at 8:00 PM each night – with artist chats each night at 7:15 PM, too. More HERE.
Sum Undecided Minds
Watch SCA alumnus Amanda Sum's latest video for her track Undecided Minds HERE.
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.
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.
Wallgrin's Yet Again the Wheel Turns
SCA alumnus Wallgrin / Tegan Wahlgren's Yet Again the Wheel Turns is out next week! More HERE.
BLINK: A Fundraiser Evening of 60 Second Performances
rice & beans theatre, which has SCA alumnus Pedro Chamale as its artistic director, and Leaky Heaven are co-presenting BLINK: A Fundraiser Evening of 60 Second Performances on Friday, October 28, 2022, at 8:00 PM (PDT) at the Russian Hall (600 Campbell Avenue Vancouver). More HERE.
Cseh's Willa Murphy's Horsewoman in Space
Listen to SCA student Saskia Cseh's Willa Murphy's Horsewoman in Space, a "queer sci-fi audio drama," produced by Box in the Attic Productions. Listen HERE.
Lim and Kirouac in Luna Fest
SCA alumni Milton Lim (with FakeKnot's BLUSCRN) and Isabelle Kirouac (with Willoughby Arevalo) performed as part of Revelstoke’s Luna Fest, which ran September 24, 2022. More HERE.
Hill in We Work to Pay the Bills
Last chance! We Work to Pay the Bills, featuring SCA alumnus Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill and Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes and geetha thurairajah, closes tomorrow (October 8, 2022) at Unit 17. More HERE.
Conlin's Temporal Politics and Banal Culture
SCA alumnus Peter Conlin has released a book, Temporal Politics and Banal Culture: Before the Future, published by Routledge / Taylor & Francis. More HERE.
Lord at WFF22
SCA alumnus Irina Lord's Soft-Spoken Weepy Cult Child is included in the Whistler Film Festival's "First Wave" of films announced for their upcoming festival, which runs November 30 – December 4, 2022, both in-person and online. More HERE.
SCA alumnus Joni Cheung / Snack Witch is presenting DTD?: Down to Dumpling?, "a call and response project sustained through exchanging hand folded, edible goodies," as part of Meet Me at the Dinner Table, "a curated series of community events and installations that invites artists, Joni Cheung, Excel Garay, and Stephanie Yee to explore their regionally-specific cuisines, personal understanding of family, history, diaspora, and connection to racialized settler identity. Each artist will have one solo event/installation and then come together in collaboration to create an immersive installation for Nocturne Art at Night Festival." More HERE.