• Journalism 360 Unconference Presentation

    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, […]

  • Kate Hennessy gives EVA London 2018 Keynote

    Kate gave an invited Keynote presentation at the meeting of EVA (Electronic Visualization and the Arts) London, 2018. Her talk was titled “Collaborative Practices and Decolonial Media Production for Museums”, and drew on her work with the Museum of Vancouver’s Haida Now exhibition, and with the Sq’éwlets First Nation/ Stó:lo Research and Resource Management Centre’s […]

  • 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!

  • AAA 2017: Immersion, Agency and Cultural Imaginaries: The changing forms of documentary arts in research, education and the public sphere

    The roundtable that Kate co-organized with Roderick Coover for the 2017 meetings of the American Anthropological Association was recorded and recently made available online. Title: Immersion, Agency and Cultural Imaginaries: The changing forms of documentary arts in research, education and the public sphere Presenter(s) Robert Willim (Role: Roundtable Presenter) Flavia Caviezel – Senior Researcher (Role: Roundtable Presenter) Julie […]

  • 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.

  • Moving Images Film Festival, Roundhouse Community Theatre

    On Dec. 6th we held our end of term showcase tonight for my class ‘Moving Images’ at the Roundhouse Theatre. SIAT Senior Lecturer Susan Clements Vivian, and Teaching Assistants Aynur Kadir and Mark Nazemi and I (Kate) worked with two classes of almost 100 students to produce 20+ short documentaries in partnership with the Museum of Vancouver […]

  • 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 […]

  • Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies KCE 2017 Paper Presentation

    Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies KCE 2017  Universidad Diego Portales Santiago Chile November 15-18 2017 On November 15, MCL Artist in Residence Trudi Smith presented “Anarchival Materiality: Proximal interactions” at The Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies KCE 2017 conference at Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago Chile November 15-18 2017. The paper considered our (Trudi and Kate’s) recent research into fugitive archives, fleshing out relationships between the materiality of things and their […]

  • Conversations with Unusual Suspects: Trudi Lynn Smith, Kate Hennessy, and Sabine Bitter, Oct. 19.

    Conversations with Unusal Suspects is a seminar series by the Centre for Imaginative Ethnography (CIE) & the Institute for Performance Studies (IPS/SFU). Trudi Lynn Smith and Kate Hennessy will be in conversation with Sabine Bitter about their new project, Fugitives: Anarchival Materiality in Archives. Abstract  In analog and digital archives, issues of material loss are met […]

  • 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 […]