• 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!

  • “Haida Now” at Museum of Vancouver documentary video collaboration

    The Making Culture Lab and students of Moving Images (IAT344) were honoured to collaborate with Kwiaahwah Jones and Viviane Gosselin on the production of seven short documentaries for inclusion in the ground breaking exhibition Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition, opening March 16th 2018 at the Museum of Vancouver. See all of our videos […]

  • 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.

  • Dr. Turner at UBC iSchool January 11th

    Hannah Turner, MCL’s Postdoctoral Fellow, will be presenting at the University of British Columbia’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies on January 11th at 12PM -1:00 PM as part of their spring colloquium series. Her talk is titled “The Legacy of Data: Infrastructure, Material Durability and Museum Catalogs”. This is a public event, and for more […]

  • 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 […]

  • Aynur Kadir | Curatorial and Multimedia Highlights

    Since I joined the Making Culture Lab team in 2012, I have had many opportunities to develop my skills in physical and digital exhibition design. In addition to my doctoral research, which includes the development of a Digital Dastan Archive and a Moving Image teaching practice, I have had the privilege of participating in many collaborative film projects and […]

  • 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 […]