News

  • Review of $5 Handshake: Art on Treaty 8 Territory

    We were excited to read Barbara Matthews’ thoughtful review of Review of $5 Handshake: Art on Treaty 8 Territory, the book that accompanied the exhibition Maps and Dreams, curated by Melanie O’Brian and Brian Jungen, at the Audain Gallery (June 1 – July 29, 2017). Reposted from SFU Galleries REVIEW: $5 Handshake: Art on Treaty […]

  • Rachel Ward on her recent work with Small Data Industries and NDSR

    A Tour of the Whitney Museum’s Conservation Lab [Reposted from http://ndsr-pma.arlisna.org/2018/09/14/a-tour-of-the-whitney-museums-conservation-lab/]  By Rachel Ward (Sept. 14 2018)   My NDSR position at Small Data Industries began in July 2018 (blog post about our lab to follow!) and on my third day, I met with my ARLIS mentor Farris Wahbeh for our initial NDSR/ARLIS mentor meeting. Farris […]

  • 3D Scanning + Museums Workshop at Museum of Anthropology

    Dr. Hannah Turner and the MCL hosted a workshop to discuss issues, challenges, and methods for 3D scanning in museums. Thanks to everyone who came out for the day!

  • Repatriation Monologues: Panel Discussion at Museum of Vancouver

    JOIN US FOR OUR UPCOMING PANEL DISCUSSION EXPLORING THE IMPORTANCE OF REPATRIATING BELONGINGS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TO INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES https://museumofvancouver.ca/repatriation Join us for our upcoming panel discussion exploring the changing perspectives in museum curatorial practices with respect to repatriation and Reconciliation. Moderated by Kate Hennessy (SFU), panelists Lucy Bell (RBCM), Sharon Fortney (MOV), Kwiaahwah Jones (Guest Haida […]

  • SFU News Article: Videos in Haida Now

    SFU News recently published a story about our video project at the Museum of Vancouver and the ‘Haida Now’ exhibition. Please check it out at https://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2018/03/sfu-students_-videos-featured-in-museum-of-vancouvers-new-haida-.html

  • Upcoming Talks

    We are very excited to host Hanna Cho (Producer, NGX Interactive) and Dr. Coleman Nye (SFU Gender and Women’s Studies) at SIAT’s Graduate Research Colloquium. All are welcome!

  • Presentation in Vancouver’s Public Salon

    Kate presented on her work with Dr. Trudi Lynn Smith at the 30th Vancouver Public Salon on Feb. 8th, 2018. Our good friend Taylor Owen presented too! The livestream is available here, and video documentation below. All the presentations in Public Salon 30 are at here.

  • Keynote Presentation at University of Gothenburg, CAA Sweden 2017 Conference

      On November 8th, Hannah Turner recently visited the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, where she was invited by Dr. Per Stenborg to give a keynote lecture for the Swedish chapter of Computer Applications in Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference, Nov 8-11. The conference focused on contemporary methods and applications of digital methods from new GIS methods, to collaborative data structures, to […]

  • Maps and Dreams Reading Group, led by Kate Hennessy

    Kate led a reading group at the Audain Gallery last week as a part of the public programming for the exhibition Maps and Dreams, curated by Brian Jungen and Melanie O’Brian. The group read aloud and discussed some selections from Hugh Brody’s book Maps and Dreams that Kate had chosen, and listened to narratives in Dane-zaa Záágéʔ […]

  • Congratulations Dr. Hannah Turner, Associate Curator of Museum of Vancouver’s exhibit “Unbelievable!”

    MCL congratulates Hannah Turner on the opening of the Museum of Vancouver’s exhibition “Unbelievable!”, which runs from June 24th to September 24th 2017. Hannah is the Associate Curator, with curator Greg Dreicer and curator Sharon Fortney. MCL Associate Alix Shield also curated part of the exhibition related to E. Pauline Johnson. We can’t wait to […]