News

  • Video still, Residue, 2017. Trudi Lynn Smith and Kate Hennessy.

    ‘Residue’ in exhibition ‘Stranger Lands’ at 500X Gallery, Dallas

    A video from Trudi and Kate’s project Residue is a part of the exhibition Stranger Lands at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas. It runs from May 6 – June 6, 2017. “Stranger Lands is an exhibition of single-channel video works created by fourteen local and international artists whose work relates to place and orientations of belonging, both […]

  • CIE

    Conversations with Unusual Suspects

    UPDATE: postponed to next semester because Kate got the flu! 🙁 On February 23, 2017 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. at SFU Harbour Centre, Room 7000, Kate Hennessy will present work conducted with the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective, in conversation with Sabine Bitter (SFU School for Contemporary Art). This is part of a seminar series by the Centre […]

  • changemaker_bcma

    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 […]

  • _NIK1468

    Monique Scott discusses Ethnographic Terminalia 2013: Exhibition as Residency

    The journal Visual Anthropology Review recently published a “VAR Supplement” video to accompany Monique Scott’s review, “White Walls, ‘Black City’: Reflections on “Exhibition as Residency—Art, Anthropology, Collaboration”. It “discusses efforts to resuscitate the image of the anthropology exhibitions for contemporary audiences. Her review specifically considers the exhibition organized by Ethnographic Terminalia at the Arts Incubator […]

  • All together now Exhibition in collaboration with SIAT

    Moving Images class work represented at Museum of Vancouver

    Students in Kate Hennessy’s Moving Images class (IAT 344), with MCL PhD student and Teaching Assistant Rachel Ward, have exhibited 8 short documentaries in the Museum of Vancouver’s All Together Now exhibition that runs until Jan. 8, 2017. SFU News recently published a story about the project; or check out more here on our website. Congratulations to the students–26 in total […]

  • sfuconvo

    Convocation day, 2016!

    Congratulations to Dr. Claude Fortin, who is now a postdoctoral fellow at McGill University, and to Irine Prastio, who completed her MA and is an interactive documentary producer in Los Angeles.  

  • Bill Reid's Black Eagle Canoe Witnessing Ceremony | Flickr

    Ust’am (Witness) the Black Eagle Canoe at SFU

    Congratulations to MCL PhD student Bryan Wayne Myles of The Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies at SFU and everyone involved in bringing Bill Reid’s Black Eagle Canoe to its new home at SFU. This article is a great reflection of the very moving comments shared during a witnessing ceremony this week to […]

  • inah

    2015 Keynote Lecture, Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

    Kate Hennessy delivered a Keynote lecture at the 2nd Mexican Congress on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies which took place in Mexico City, Oct. 12-15 2015, at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).

  • momentfactory_megaphone

    Publication in Leonardo Vol. 48 No.4

    Claude Fortin and Kate Hennessy’s paper The Dual Skins of a Media Façade: Explicit and Implicit Interactions has been published in Leonardo, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 349-357, 2015.

  • 20150106_MOABelongingTableRingTesting_BCHistory_RM (1)

    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!