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As acknowledged experts in fields ranging from classical and popular music to art history, digital media, pop culture and so much more, our faculty are frequently in the news. Catch up on our expert opinions by visiting our media archive, which offers story briefs and links to media coverage.

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

2 days ago

Great CBC Arts piece about graduating University of Victoria, Visual Arts MFA Claire Scherzinger's new podcast project Arca-45672 that sees her turning her paintings into a sci-fi audio drama, with a little help from students in UVic School of Music: https://bit.ly/2Wz81NK UVic Alumni Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine

How do you turn a painting into a podc...
That's no riddle. Claire Scherzinger created a sci-fi saga based on her artwork, and here's why.
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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

5 days ago

Fantastic University of Victoria, Visual Arts intermedia double-bill at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria this summer: Megan Dickie's compelling 5-channel video installation "Blue Skies" plus "Film Path, Camera Path, with Under-titles" by UVic Alumni Christian Giroux + his creative partner Daniel Young, which pairs an incredible geometric sculpture with a live film loop. Both are worth a trip to Moss Street to see! https://aggv.ca/exhibits/current/

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