Awards

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    BCMA Magazine 2017 ‘Changemaker’ in the Cultural Field

    I (Kate) am very honoured to have been counted among an inspiring group of museum professionals and advocates as a 2017 “Changemaker” by the BC Museums Association’s magazine Roundup. Thank you also to SFU News for the article about this recognition. I have been so fortunate to be invited to join incredible teams with members of […]

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    First place in Video Competition, ICCC 2015, Paris

    Student Alida Horsely was awarded 1st place in the video competition at the International Conference on Computational Creativity in Paris, July 2015. Her film was made in Kate’s Fall 2015 Moving Images class, and documents the exhibition Generations, curated by Kate Hennessy, Gabriela Aceves-Sepulveda, and Thecla Schiphorst. SFU News has published a great interview with Alida […]

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    20/20 for #MMXX – paper chosen as one of 20 most influential MWEB papers in 20 years.

    We were really excited to see that our paper “Virtual Repatriation and the Application Programming Interface: From the Smithsonian Institution’s MacFarlane Collection to ‘Inuvialuit Living History’” was selected as one of the 20 top papers  from 20 years of Museums and the Web proceedings for an #MWXX anniversary e-book, forthcoming. Our paper was chosen by Vince Dziekan,  Director […]

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    2015 Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology awarded to Ethnographic Terminalia

    The Ethnographic Terminalia collective has been awarded the American Anthropological Association Council for Museum Anthropology’s 2015 Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology. “The CMA Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology is awarded to individuals for innovative work in museum anthropology. Evaluation Criteria: 1) Creativity: Is the project a unique and creative exploration of […]

  • c’əsnaʔəm: the city before the city wins 2015 Governor General’s Award for Museums

    c’əsnaʔəm: the city before the city has been awarded the 2015 Governor General’s Award for Museums History Alive! Award. The Making Culture Lab contributed to the development of a central interactive exhibit ‘ʔeləw̓k̓ʷ – Belongings’ at the Museum of Anthropology. Kate Hennessy and Reese Muntean curated and photographed the exhibition snəw̓eyəɬ (teachings) at Waterfront Station in Vancouver. “This outstanding multidisciplinary three […]

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    Ashgate Publishing Prize for Best Paper Presented at the EVA London 2015 Conference

    Our paper “ʔeləw̓k̓ʷ- Belongings: A Tangible Interface for Intangible Cultural Heritage” won the Ashgate Publishing Prize for Best Paper Presented at the EVA London 2015 Conference. Congratulations also to our SIAT colleagues Sara Salevati and Steve DiPaola’s paper “A Creative Artificial Intelligence System to Investigate User Experience, Affect, Emotion and Creativity” who won second place!