• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sq’éwlets Exhibition at Chilliwack Museum & Archives

    We are proud to announce that an exhibition drawing from the online exhibition SQ’ÉWLETS: A Stó:lō–Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley opens November 2, 2017 at the Chilliwack Museum & Archives. It runs until April 28, 2018. Download the Press Release here.   Exhibition Description (courtesy Chilliwack Museum & Archives) -SQ’ÉWLETS: A Stó:lō–Coast Salish Community […]

  • 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 […]

  • City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism – Documentaries

    Students from our Moving Images class produced three documentaries that are featured in the Museum of Vancouver’s upcoming exhibition “City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism”. The course was taught by Instructor Kate Hennessy and Teaching Assistant Aynur Kadir. Congratulations to the students! ______ Visually stunning, City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism is a photo-based […]

  • Student Video documentaries featured in “Intangible: Memory and Innovation in Coast Salish Art” at the Bill Reid Gallery

    The exhibition ‘Intangible: Memory and Innovation in Coast Salish Art’ will run from  September 13 to December 10, 2017  at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver BC. It features 6 short documentaries created by students in Kate’s Moving Images class (IAT 344) that profile each of the exhibiting artists. Aynur Kadir was the […]