• Bad Habitus: Multimodal Anthropology in the Age of Technoscience – a Roundtable at #AmAnth2018

    Please join our conversation in San Jose at the Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on November 16 10:15 am-12 noon (4-0335.). Bad Habitus: Multimodal Anthropology in the Age of the Technoscience Session How is multimodal anthropology complicit in the reification of technocentric methodologies and power? Inspired by Elizabeth Chin’s provocation for the multimodal to […]

  • Exhibition at Royal BC Museum: Fugitives in Archives

    Kate Hennessy and Trudi Smith are preparing to open their exhibition ‘Fugitives in the Archive’ at the Royal British Columbia Museum. The exhibition runs from Nov. 2 2018 through January 2019. The exhibition is based on their work with the BC Archives in which they interviewed archivists and conservators about objects that acted in unexpected […]

  • 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 […]

  • PUBLIC 57: Archive/Counter-Archives

    PUBLIC 57: Archive/Counter-Archives has just been published. It includes articles by Gabriela Aceves, Alejandra Bronfman, Maia Dawson, Kate Hennessy and Trudi Lynn Smith. We are grateful to editors Susan Lord, Janine Marchessault, and May Chew for this opportunity to present our work among such incredible company! ************************** Editors: May Chew | Susan Lord | Janine […]

  • Haida Now: Corey Bulpitt (2018) is an SVA Film Festival Selection

    Congratulations to Jay Tseng, Brandon Hoare, Steven Li and Maureen Song, whose short film Haida Now: Corey Bulpitt is an official selection of the 2018 Society for Visual Anthropology’s Film and Media Festival. This short film features acclaimed artist Corey Bulpitt reflecting on his life as a carver, on Haida material culture, and on what […]

  • Launch of Meghann O’Brien’s catalogue ‘Interface’

    We are celebrating the launch of Meghann O’Brien’s beautiful catalogue Interface, which documents her exhibition of the same name at the Bill Reid Gallery (September 18, 2018 – January 9, 2019). The catalogue includes extensive writing by Meghann O’Brien, as well as contributions by curators Beth Carter and Salia Joseph, Kate Hennessy and Hannah Turner.

  • 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 […]

  • ‘Fugitives’ photo essay in Geist Magazine, Spring 2018

    Trudi and Kate’s photo essay “Fugitives: Anarchival Materiality in the Archive” is in the Spring 2018 issue of Geist Magazine.  

  • 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 […]