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Event Series Event Series: FCCS Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Erin Scott

February 12 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Erin Scott visual poem

The Visual Arts Visiting Artist Series program brings in a diverse variety of artists for campus talks and public gallery presentations that include visual artists, filmmakers, sculptors, painters, playwrights, essayists, interactive and digital media artists. Each artist presents a talk to students in the BFA program and the public, as well as offering critiques to students in the 4th year of the Visual Arts Program.

The Visiting Artist Series will be held in-person on Mondays at 10 am in the University Theatre (ADM 026) as part of the CCS 150 Creative and Critical Art Theory class. These talks are open to the public.

Join us on Monday, February 12th for a talk with Erin Scott, a time-based, interdisciplinary artist who lives on the unceded territory of the Syilx/Okanagan Peoples (Kelowna, BC). Erin is a founding member of Inspired Word Café, a literary and performing arts non-profit.

Their first chapbook, Atrophy, won the John Lent Poetry Prose Award 2019 and was published by Kalamalka Press in 2020. to make it whole again, their second chapbook, was published in 2021 with broke press. Their award-winning performance work has been hosted on stages across Canada. Moving into digital modes of writing and performance, their recent work features in Metatron Press’s digital edition Glyphoria, as well as being presented at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art in early 2024. Erin holds an MFA in performance and writing and is currently a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies, Digital Arts and Humanities at UBCO. Her research and artistic work focus on community art practice, humour, motherhood, identity, and language.


February 12
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Additional Info

Room Number
ADM 026
Registration/RSVP Required
Event Type
Arts and Humanities
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students