Trudi Lynn Smith

Trudi received an MA in Environmental Studies and a PhD in Visual Art and Anthropology from the University of Victoria. She is currently Artist in Residence in the Making Culture Lab, in the School of Interactive Art and Technology at Simon Fraser University, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Victoria. Trudi works with cultural practices of media and archives.

Cultivating the Arts of Attention

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I’ve been invited to the Bard Center for Experimental Humanities to install my work March 7-18, 2019. I’ll be installing my Drift Camera, video of the breath camera and hosting a workshop on cultivating the arts of attention. Source https://www.trudilynnsmith.com/2019/02/cultivating-the-arts-of-attention/

Royal BC Museum

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To the Burning World. Photo by L Gammon Fugitives in the Archive opens today and runs until January 2019. (Trudi Lynn Smith and Kate Hennessy) The exhibition is based on our research-creation work in the BC Archives. We interviewed archivists …

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Fugitives, Anarchival Materiality in Archives

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Public Journal September 2018. The new issue of Public Journal has dropped! Kate Hennessy and I have an article in the latest issue Archive/Counter Archive, called Fugitives, Anarchival Materiality in Archives about our work at the BC Archives. Source https://www.trudilynnsmith.com/2018/09/fugitives-anarchival-materiality-in-archives/

Life and Death in Waterton Lakes National Park

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Chinese Photography August 2018. My work, Life and Death in Waterton Lakes National Park was featured in the August 2018 edition of the journal, Chinese Photography. In the article, Zhong Hualian writes about connections between photography and fieldwork. Source https://www.trudilynnsmith.com/2018/08/life-and-death-in-waterton-lakes-national-park-2/

What’s Insight Magazine

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What’s Insight Magazine July 2018. Check out the write up Kate Hennessy and I put together on our research-creation work at the Royal British Columbia Museum Fugitives: Anarchival Materiality in Archives… Source https://www.trudilynnsmith.com/2018/07/whats-insight-magazine/

Fugitives

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Geist Magazine July 2018. Kate Hennessy and I were invited to create a photo-essay of our work with anarchival materiality for the spring 2018 edition of Geist Magazine. Fugitives explores the shape and smell of anarchival materiality (and more!) in …

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Linnet Lake

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Watch the video footage here The impermanent return: Photography, protected areas and the matter of Linnet Lake. This is a film still from Lake Linnet, in Waterton Lakes National Park. The film still shows a line in process by Jenaya …

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