Sarah Shamash

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July 13th, 2017, Sarah Shamash will be presenting her film Kwanxwala-Thunder as part of the Cine Kurumin film festival in Salvador, Brazil at three pm at the Sala de Arte - Cinema do Museo. See online catalogue for details: https://issuu.com/cine.kurumin/docs/ck-catalogo-miolo-300dpi

 

May 19th, 2017, Sarah Shamash in collaboration with Aisha Jamal will be presenting a multi-channel sound installation: Telling Traces (http://tellingtraces.com/) at MediaNet Flux Media Art Gallery in Victoria, BC: http://medianetvictoria.org/flux/ 

 

March 8th 2017, Sarah Shamash will be exhibiting a new photographic work as part of the all women's group show: She-i-la at Fazakas gallery: https://www.fazakasgallery.com/auctions/ 

 

November 2016, Sarah Shamash in collaboration with Gabriela Aceves Sepúlveda http://www.gabrielaaceves.com/ participate in the spring 2016 edition of Media-N Journal the New Media Caucus, Launch V.12 N.01: "Mestizo Technology: Art, Design, and Technoscience in Latin America" with their essay: Feminizing Oswald de Andrade’s “Manifesto Antropófago” and Vasconcelos’ Raza Cósmica: The Videos of Sonia Andrade and Pola Weiss. http://median.newmediacaucus.org/mestizo-technology-art-design-and-technoscience-in-latin-america/feminizing-oswald-de-andrades-manifesto-antropofago-and-vasconcelos-raza-cosmica-the-videos-of-sonia-andrade-and-pola-weiss/


mrñ, 2007, robotic urban parasite from the series Parásitos Urbanos, by Gilberto Esparza. © Gilberto Esparza.

 

Saturday, September 3rd at 5:30pm at the Pacific Cinematheque in Vancouver, The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will be presenting the short film: Acá Nada / Acá Elsewhere by Sarah Shamash in collaboration with Gabriela Aceves Sepulveda and Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo.
http://vlaff.org/aca-nada-aca-elsewhere

 

Thursday April 28th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting two collaborative projects as part of Thirsdays at VIVO Media Arts: http://www.vivomediaarts.com/thirstdays-03/

Acá Nada / Acá Elsewhere 
Video installation in collaboration with Gabriela Aceves Sepulveda and Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo

Acá Nada / Acá Elsewhere

The Real, The Virtual and the We (re-activating Lygia Clark's The I and the you: Clothing/ Body/ Clothing, 1967)
Live performace and Artificial Intelligence Video installation in collaboration with Alessandra Santos, Gabriela Aceves Sepulveda, and Steve DiPaola

Thursday, March 10th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting her project "Telling Traces" in collaboration with Aisha Jamal at One Art Space Gallery in New York: http://www.oneartspace.com/index.phphttp://tellingtraces.com/news.htm

Telling Traces installation detail

Saturday, November 14th. Featured artist in 365artists365days: http://365artists365days.com/2015/11/14/sarah-shamash-vancouver-bc-canada/

 

Saturday, September 26th. Sarah Shamash presented a live performance of "Slide Show" an ode to Janet Cardiff. Special thanks to Inaam Haq, Asa Mori, Carlos Colin, Rachel Shamash, and Stephanie Skourtes. A part of the Not Sent Letters at Dynamo Arts Association in Vancouver. http://notsentlettersproject.com/not-sent-letters-guests-dynamo-arts-association/ 

Photo credit Alisha Weng
Photo credit: Alisha Weng. Slideshow 2015 at Dynamo Arts.

 Photo credit Alisha Weng

Photo credit Alisha Weng. Slideshow 2015 at Dynamo Arts Association. 

 

Saturday, March 21st. Sarah Shamash presented the trailer for her upcoming film essay on women's soccer in Alert Bay as part of the Not Sent Letters Set at the Toast Collective in Vancouver. https://vimeo.com/123153331 

 

Tuesday, September 16th. Curator, Author Tarah Hogue published an essay on several Vancouver based artists that completed works on mapping the city including Sarah Shamash's "Hasting's Glean" photo and video project. http://decoymagazine.ca/portfolio-series-2/

Sarah Shamash, Canadian Red 01, 2014, from the series Hastings Glean. Light jet matte print, 32 x 32 cm, edition of 3.

 

August 5th, 12th, 23rd. Sarah Shamash along with collaborator Aisha Jamal will be carrying out a series of workshops for the "Telling Traces" project. 

Telling Traces Workshop Series

Aug. 5, 3:00 - 4:30 PM 
Aberthau Mansion, 4397 W2nd Ave.

August 12, 3:00 - 4:30 PM
McBride Park Fieldhouse 3350 W4th Avenue near Waterloo Street

August 23, 3:00 PM. - 4:30 PM
Tatlow Park, 2845 W3rd Ave., Vancouver

http://locomotoart.weebly.com/workshops.html

 

July 26th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting an installation as part of Your Kontinent Festival's: Digital Carnival: http://ykfestival.ca/event/digital-carnival/ 

Photo credit: Laura Lee Coles

 

June 22nd. Sarah Shamash presented 2 shorts as part of Iris Film Collective's "Your Neighbour's Window Film Nights". http://irisfilmcollective.tumblr.com/ 

Photo credit: Alex MacKenzie

 

March 21st. Sarah Shamash will be presenting new works, photography and video as part of a group show: "Diffractions of the Local 2" at the back Gallery in Vancouver: http://www.backgalleryproject.com/upcoming.html

 

March 21st. Sarah Shamash will be presenting at the Interdisciplary Studies Graduate Conference: "Meditating on Mobility - Brazilian Drifters". http://isgp.ubc.ca/files/2012/11/OutoftheBox_Conference-Program_Final_2014-v2.pdf

 

March 13th. Sarah Shamash will be participating in the Performing Utopias conference with a talk on "Indigenizing Film Practices in As hiper mulheres" (2011): http://performingutopias.com/

Performing Utopias Conference

 

January 17th. Sarah Shamash will be participating in Art's Birthday at the W2 atrium in Vancouver with projections from 7pm-9pm: http://www.artsbirthday.net/ 

 

November 7th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting an installation as part of this year's VIMAF (Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival): http://vimaf.com/vimaf-2013/2013-schedule/2013thursday/

 

September 30th. Sarah Shamash's (dis)location project is featured in the latest issue of Interartive #55 special issue on Art + Mobility: http://artmobility.interartive.org/dislocation-sarah-shamash/ as well as a text on the (dis)location - Sampa project by Aisha Jamal: http://artmobility.interartive.org/sarah-shamash-dislocation-sampa-aisha-jamal/

 

September 28th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting video works as part of Not Sent Letters & Guests at VIVO Media Arts from 8pm-11pm. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Not-Sent-Letters-Project/147882091946917 And before Carlos Colin Moreno will be showing a new series of photographs from 5-8pm http://www.fazakasgallery.com/story/ Photos by: Sarah Shamash. 

 

August 29th. Sarah Shamash in collaboration with Aisha Jamal will be doing a public presentation / open studio event for their multi-channel sound installation with video projection as part of her residency with LocoMotoArt collective at the Aberthau Mansion, Library Room 1-5pm. http://locomotoart.weebly.com/blog.html

 

August 18th. Sarah Shamash will be presenting a new multi-channel sound installation with video at Tatlow park in Vancouver. As part of the LocoMotoArt, we will be taking over the park and turning it into an eco-digital art exhibition space from 9pm-10pm. 

 

July 28th. Sarah Shamash will be showing a new installation work: "D" is for Diorama, as part of her Alphabet project. This work is presented with LocoMotoArt at Queen Elizabeth Park 9pm-11pm.  http://locomotoart.com/home/locomotoart_at_queen_elizabeth_park

D is for Diorama

 

July 27th. Sarah Shamash will be showing a work as part of the Digital Carnival - Your Kontinent Festival, curated by Sebnem Ozpeta. http://ykfestival.ca/event/digital-carnival/

 

May 14th. Sarah Shamash will be giving an artist talk along with Am Johal on the topic of Social Cartography as part of the talks for the exhibition Background / ThisPlace by Guadalupe Martinez, Igor Santizo & Emilio Rojas at the Grunt Gallery in Vancouver: http://grunt.ca/exhibitions/background-panorama/

 

April 27th. Loco Moto Art Fundraiser event with special screening. 
Sarah Shamash will be presenting a new video art work as part of the "Presenting Letters of the Alphabet" project. She will be presenting "A is for Aerial".

Link to eventbrite with event details: http://locomotart.eventbrite.ca/?ref=esfb

 

April 5th. ACLA conference in Toronto: 
Sarah Shamash will be presenting some of her psychogeographic art works. 

PANEL: Being Positioned: Mobility, Immobility, and the Value of Geographic Coordinates
April 5, 2:20–4:10
Alessandra Santos, University of British Columbia
“Syncretic Utopias”
Sarah Shamash
“(Dis)locations: A Locative Media Project in Brazil which Illustrates a Deliberate Methodological Subversion of GPS”
Valerie Hastings, SUNY Buffalo
“Recalculating the White Page”
Natasa Durovicova, University of Iowa
“DVD=GPS: Cinematic Remediation as Cognitive Mapping”:

ACLA program:

http://www.acla.org/acla2013/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Final-Program-edit.pdf

 

February 13th - March 9th 2013

Exhibtion opening: "Resonating Existant(s)".

Sarah Shamash will be presenting a new video installation as part of the "Presenting Letters of the Alphabet" project. She will be presenting "I" is for Idle No More. 

Location: AHVA Library Gallery, Rm 112 Koerner Library, UBC