SCA | Quick News | October 9, 2020

Lum x 2

SCA alumni Ken Lum will be giving a Canadian Art co-presented keynote on Tuesday, October 13, at 1:30 PM (EST), to launch Becoming Public Art: Working Models and Case Studies for Art in Public, which is a nine-week virtual summit presented by Public Art in Markham and ART+PUBLIC UnLtd, running every Tuesday (1:30 PM – 3:00 EST – unless otherwise scheduled) from October 13 – December 8, 2020. Read more HERE. In more Lum news, his iconic work Melly Shum Hates Her Job has become the basis for the newly-renamed Kunstinstituut Melly in Rotterdam (formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art). Read more about the work, which was originally presented at the now-Kunstinstituut Melly in 1990, on Lum's site HERE, and read more about the choice to rename the Centre on the Kunstinstituut Melly's site HERE.

Yousefbigloo wins again!

SCA MFA student Katayoon Yousefbigloo is one of the recipients of the 2020 Audain Travel Award. Congratulations, Katayoon! Read more HERE.

Chandra & Dai in Block A

SCA alumni Arthi Chandra and Howard Dai have both been accepted into Playwrights Theatre Centre's Block A program for emerging writers. Congratulations! Read more HERE.

Atiencia seeking Adriana

SCA alumni Daniela Atiencia is co-directing Christine Quintana's Clean with Chelsea Haberlin for Neworld Theatre and they're looking for someone to play the lead, Adriana, who is described as "a Mexican hotel worker reeling from her father’s death." Could this be you? Read more HERE.

SCA in Configurations in Motion

SCA alumni Natalie Tin Yin Gan, Heather Lamoureux, and Jessica McMann are all part of Made in BC's new online series Configurations in Motion: Performance Curation and Communities of Colour, which concludes its run on October 16, 2020, at 6:00 PM PST. Read more HERE.

Underhill's Trombone Walking

Listen to the SCA's Owen Underhill's Trombone Walking, performed by Jeremy Berkman, as part of Canadian Music Centre BC's online concert series, Unaccompanied. Listen to it HERE.

Hall helps Bates

SCA alumni Lief Hall is helping realize Meredith Bates' Sound Migrations performance, which Bates developed as part of a residency at the Western Front. Read more HERE.

The Dummy Factor on a roll

SCA's Corbin Saleken's film The Dummy Factor won the award for Best Directing in a Feature at the Deep in the Heart Film Festival. It's also up for been nominated for Best Feature Narrative and Will Saleken has been nominated for Best Actor at the upcoming Central Alberta Film Festival. Congratulations, Corbin! Read more HERE.

Marks in Light In Dark Times now online

Watch the archived video of the Light In Dark Times: A Contemporary Art Symposium, Session II: Genealogies of Light, featuring the SCA's Laura Marks. Watch it HERE.

Sum's Mary Shelley

Lighten up your day with a new tune by SCA alumni Amanda Sum (and the Amanda Sum band) about Mary Shelley, dedicated to our dear, departed faculty member and friend, Ker Wells. Listen to it HERE (Spotify).

Cheung & Gagne in All This Time

SCA alumni Joni Cheung and Stephanie Gagne are part of an "blog-style" online exhibition All This Time, organized by Number 3 Gallery, which is curated by Julie D. Mills and Julia Lamare. See it HERE.