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Please join us to help celebrate the release of three new publications by the SCA Faculty.
Entering Time: The Fungus Man Platters of Charles Edenshaw by SCA Professor Emeritus (Film) Colin Browne .
Two projects by Urban Subjects, a collaborative group that includes the SCA’s Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber and Jeff Derksen: The Militant Image Reader by Edition Camera Austria, and Front, Field, Line, Plane – Researching the Militant Image , edited by Hannes Loichinger and Ulf Wuggenig, Kunstraum of Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
And Ludic Dreaming: How to Listen Away from Contemporary Technoculture, co-written by SCA’s Eldritch Priest (w/David Cecchetto, Marc Couroux and Ted Hiebert).
31 March 2017, 6:00pm
World Art Centre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts,
149 W. Hastings
V6B 1H4 Canada
Critically acclaimed poet and Vancouver native Adeena Karasick was in her hometown last month to celebrate the donation of her archive to Simon Fraser University. The Collection of Contemporary Literature at SFU’s Bennett Library contains one of the biggest selections of avant-garde poetry in North America.Friday March 17, 2017 in Meta-Talon
All the main characters in this novel are invented, except one. All the towns are real, except for New Babylon. But if such a place were to be imagined, it would be a Wild West town where gunfights are fair play and the law bans only the lawman. It is a perilous place, where the beauty of the desert landscape takes your breath away with the same power as an open blade and a gash to the throat.
On that gruesome note, we hope you enjoy this teaser, lifted from pages 36–38 of In Search of New Babylon.Thursday March 2, 2017 in Meta-Talon
Today on Meta-Talon, please enjoy a very short story from M.A.C. Farrant’s book The Days: Forecasts, Warnings, Advice.
Annual Day happens once a year and it is never good. This year the date is March 2.Thursday February 23, 2017 in Meta-Talon
Migration – the movement of humans from one place to another with the intention of settling – has been top of mind in recent weeks given certain political changes and policy implementations in certain western countries, in recent months in response to the failure of state in Syria and the outflow of refugees from that region, and in recent years characterized by a heightened sensitivity to the possibility of east-west terrorist attacks. Perhaps Canada is a beacon to other states? Or perhaps we still have much learning to do? In the spirit of learning, we recommend twelve Talon books on the topic of migration, refugees, and the immigrant experience.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF); and the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council for our publishing activities.