We were super interested to read this short essay byt PhD student Rachel Ward on her research doing time-based media conservation at Small Data Industries, Brooklyn NY, as a part of her National Digital Stewardship Residency. ________________________________ From National Digital Stewardship Residencies: “When time-based media art in private collections no longer functions, who is responsible for […]
Read all about the wonderful work of PhD student Reese Muntean! Copied from the SIAT website: ************************************************** Reese Muntean shares stories on her SIAT graduate research that has taken her around the world. What are you working on in your graduate studies? My research, broadly, explores how we embed values into technology. I am interested […]
We had an excellent roundtable session at HASTAC2019 in Vancouver, on the unceded ancestral territory of the Musqueam people. Thank you to the organizers for a wonderful conference! Wrapped in the Cloud: Exhibition, Return, and Digital Representations of Meghann O’Brien’s Sky Blanket A 60-minute Roundtable of Talks by Beth Carter (Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest […]
We are excited to see the publication of the article Bad Habitus: Anthropology in the Age of the Multimodal in the journal American Anthropoloigist. It was written by Stephanie Takaragawa, Trudi Smith, Kate Hennessy, Jenny Chio, Patricia Alvarez Astacio, Coleman Nye, and Shalini Shankar. BAD HABITUS emerged from our roundtable at the AAA meetings last year […]
This exciting exhibition Womxn and Waterways at the Bill Reid Gallery includes three short films created by Dr. Aynur Kadir and students of the Moving Images (IAT344) class at SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Opening April 9th!
Congratulations to Dr. Aynur Kadir, who has been working in her new position as a MITACS Elevate Postdoctoral Scholar and Visiting Media Curator at the Bill Reid Gallery of North West Coast Art. Her MITACS fellowship is supported by the Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Studies and the Making Culture Lab at SFU, where […]
In summer of 2018 Kate Hennessy and Hannah Turner collaborated with artist and weaver Meghann O’Brien and digital artist Conrad Sly to produce a new media work titled Wrapped in the Cloud. This media installation is a part of the traveling exhibition Boarder X, curated by Jaimie Issac. Boarder X has just opened at the […]
Kate Hennessy and Trudi Smith are preparing to open their exhibition ‘Fugitives in the Archive’ at the Royal British Columbia Museum. The exhibition runs from Nov. 2 2018 through January 2019. The exhibition is based on their work with the BC Archives in which they interviewed archivists and conservators about objects that acted in unexpected […]
We are celebrating the launch of Meghann O’Brien’s beautiful catalogue Interface, which documents her exhibition of the same name at the Bill Reid Gallery (September 18, 2018 – January 9, 2019). The catalogue includes extensive writing by Meghann O’Brien, as well as contributions by curators Beth Carter and Salia Joseph, Kate Hennessy and Hannah Turner.
Our project AI Generated Anonymity in VR Journalism was presented and demonstrated by team members Steve DiPaola, Mike Lakusiak, and Reese Muntean at the Journalism 360 Unconference in New York, July 24-25 2018. This project was one of the 2017 Google/Knight Foundation Journalism 360 Challenge winners. Bringing together an interdisciplinary team from journalism, computer science, cognitive science, […]