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    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.

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Maps and Dreams at the Audain Gallery, curated by Curated by Brian Jungen and Melanie O’Brian

    An exciting exhibition and related programming will start on May 31, 2017 at the Audain Gallery. “Maps and Dreams” is curated by Brian Jungen and Melanie O’Brian. It features artists from Treaty 8 Territory and will reflect on the legacy of Hugh Brody’s 1981 book Maps and Dreams. Kate Hennessy will lead the related Reading […]

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    An Inquiry into Community Based Learning

    FCAT Faculty members Ker Wells, Stuart Poyntz, Tara Mahoney and Kate Hennessy will discuss recent explorations in community-based learning in the courses they teach. April 26, 2:30-4:30, Woodwards 4390.


    Brink: Fresh Talk at New Media Gallery

    Kate will be presenting along with Zoe Druick and Micheal Vonn about the exhibition ‘Brink’ at the New Media Gallery in New Westminster on Saturday, April 22nd. More details here. “New Media Gallery and New Westminster Arts Services are delighted to present three exceptional women in conversation; Zoë Druick, Micheal Vonn and Kate Hennessy. Interdisciplinary […]

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    Vancouver Independent Archives Week Presentation

    Kate and Trudi presented their project Residue: Anarchival Materiality in Archives at grunt gallery during Vancouver Independent Archives Week.  It took place at grunt gallery on April 5th, 7-8 PM. Residue: Anarchival Materiality in Archives Trudi Lynn Smith and Kate Hennessy In this presentation we will discuss preliminary video and photographic work from our project Residue, in […]

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    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 […]