• Congratulations: Tylar Campbell Awarded 2022 Vanier Doctoral Scholarship

    Our massive congratulations to Tylar Campbell, who has been awarded a prestigious SSHRC Vanier Doctoral Scholarship to work on his project Fugitive Geographies Beyond the Archive: Multimodal Engagements with Historic Black Communities and Settlements. We are so excited to be working with and alongside you Tylar! Learn more about Tylar’s work at his website and […]

  • Performance: Conservation, Materiality, Knowledge project essay on ‘Anarchival Materiality’

    Kate recently met with the exciting Performance: Conservation, Materiality, Knowledge research group in Performance: Conservation, Materiality, Knowledge based at the Bern University of the Arts, Institute Materiality in Arts and Culture, Switzerland. They recently published this short essay on the presentation and work. She discussed questions of conservation of ethnographic documentation and possibilities for the expression of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]