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The freelance life of Jenessa Joy Klukas

The freelance life of Jenessa Joy Klukas

Given the 24-hour global news cycle, we’re living in a time of rapid media consumption, but freelance writer Jenessa Joy Klukas is finding success by keeping her focus tight and building relationships one story at a time. A recent Department of Writing graduate,...

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Orion Series presents Kade L. Twist

Orion Series presents Kade L. Twist

The Orion Lecture Series in Fine Arts Through the generous support of the Orion Fund in Fine Arts, the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, is pleased to present: Kade L. Twist Visiting interdisciplinary artist  7:30pm (PST) Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Room...

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Fine Arts makes 2022 UVic News top 10 list — twice!

Fine Arts makes 2022 UVic News top 10 list — twice!

Fine Arts was excited to see the continuing research and creative activity of our faculty members make it into two separate "UVic Top 10 of 2022" lists!  Compiled by UVic News out of the many stories released across campus throughout the year, we congratulate the...

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Orange Shirt Day 2022

Orange Shirt Day 2022

Artist Carey Newman Hayalthkin’geme (Kwakwaka'wakw/Coast Salish) on "Hearts and Hands" UVic is committed to reconciliation. We're working to foster truth, respect and mutual understanding with all Indigenous peoples and communities. You can partner in the work of...

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Awinakola: Tree of Life public discussion

Awinakola: Tree of Life public discussion

How can art help develop strategies to heal the planet, heal the people and change culture? Find out at this free public talk by the Awinakola: Tree of Life Research Group from 3-4:30pm Sat Sept 10 in room A162 of UVic's Visual Arts building. This community...

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Jeremy Dutcher on art, truth & memory

Jeremy Dutcher on art, truth & memory

Don’t miss this amazing chance to hear a free public discussion with award-winning Indigenous & two-spirit singer/musicologist Jeremy Dutcher (Tobique First Nation) from noon – 1:20pm Friday, Sept 9 in the Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building. Joining the...

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Free public lecture by Heather Igloliorte

Free public lecture by Heather Igloliorte

The Department of Visual Arts invites you to a free public lecture and artist talk by Dr. Heather Igloliorte. 7pm Monday, July 4 in room 103 of UVic's Fine Arts building (masks are encouraged) or via Zoom: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/96013374661 Dr. Heather Igloliorte, an...

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Adam Con looks to rebalance the scales of music education

Adam Con looks to rebalance the scales of music education

To paraphrase the poet Longfellow, music may well be our universal language, but how it’s traditionally taught in our schools no longer speaks to students in a multicultural society. That’s why School of Music professor Adam Con is looking to rebalance the musical...

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Kim Senklip Harvey on the confusion of colonial ceremonies

Kim Senklip Harvey on the confusion of colonial ceremonies

Kim Senklip Harvey performs a water ceremony on the Tsilhqot'inAcclaimed writer and recent UVic grad Kim Senklip Harvey recalls her life to date in ceremonies—and lineups, many lineups At my kindergarten graduation, the teacher gave us a certificate and a penny to...

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Visiting Artist: Jaimie Isaac

Visiting Artist: Jaimie Isaac

"The Eighth and Final Fire" (2021), public art installation by Jaimie Isaac (Winnipeg)Our final Visiting Artist of the academic year is the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s new chief curator, Jaimie Isaac, an interdisciplinary artist and mixed-heritage member of the...

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Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni

Fine Arts was thrilled to see three past graduates named among the 20 recipients of the UVic's 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards announced on March 10.  Presented by UVic and the University of Victoria Alumni Association, the awards recognize graduates who, through...

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