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    SIAT + UBC team wins Journalism 360 Challenge Grant

    The Making Culture Lab is excited to be collaborating with SIAT’s Steve DiPaola and Taylor Owen from the UBC Graduate School of Journalism on this exciting project. AI-generated Anonymization in VR Journalism is “Helping reporters test whether an emotional connection can be maintained in immersive storytelling formats when a character is algorithmically distorted so that their […]

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    Congratulations Dr. Hannah Turner, Associate Curator of Museum of Vancouver’s exhibit “Unbelievable!”

    MCL congratulates Hannah Turner on the opening of the Museum of Vancouver’s exhibition “Unbelievable!”, which runs from June 24th to September 24th 2017. Hannah is the Associate Curator, with curator Greg Dreicer and curator Sharon Fortney. MCL Associate Alix Shield also curated part of the exhibition related to E. Pauline Johnson. We can’t wait to […]

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    Review in BC Studies of Sq’éwlets Virtual Museum of Canada exhibit

    We were excited to see this review of Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō -Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley just published in BC Studies by Dara Kelly. ___________________________________________________ SQ’ÉWLETS: A STÓ:LŌ-COAST SALISH COMMUNITY IN THE FRASER RIVER VALLEY VIRTUAL MUSEUM Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre and Stó:lō Nation Reviewed by Dara Kelly http://digitalsqewlets.ca/ Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō -Coast […]

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    Early in Career Award, 2017, CUFA BC

    I (Kate) was very honoured to receive the 2017 CUFA BC Early in Career Award. The award dinner took place in April 2017 in Vancouver at the Law Courts. Thank you to friends and colleagues and family for coming out to the awards dinner to support me! I am extremely grateful for the opportunities that have been […]

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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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    Reese Muntean wins a 2017-2018 SVA/Lemelson Fellowship

    Congratulations to Reese Muntean on being one of the 2017-2018 Society for Visual Anthropology/Lemelson Foundation Fellows! Reese will be traveling to northern Thailand to support the documentation of the Salak Yom Festival, with her project “Virtual Reality Documentation of Salak Yom: Crafting 3D & Virtual reality Applications to Communicate Traditional Knowledge & Cultural Values”. Reese […]

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    Critical Museology International Graduate Field School, Concordia University, Montreal

    Kate will be lecturing as a part of the Critical Museology International Graduate Field School in the Department of History at Concordia University, along with members Dr. Shelley Ruth Butler, Dr. Jennifer Carter, Dr. Angela Failler, Dr. Heather Igloliorte, Dr. Erica Lehrer, and Dr. Monica Patterson. Taking place from May 15–27, 2017, the field school will […]

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    ‘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 […]

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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 […]