Summer 2018 – Archiving for the Performing Arts Presented by Karen Jamieson Dance Karen Jamieson Dance and The Dance Centre partnered with Simon Fraser University’s Special Collections and Rare Books to host Archiving for the Performing Arts, a free roundtable discussion focusing on records management and archival practices for performing arts organizations in Vancouver. Supported in part by SFU’s Community Engagement Initiative. Presenters included myself as well as: Melissa Salrin, Head of Special Collections and Rare Books at Simon Fraser University Melanie Hardbattle, Archivist for the Special Collections and Rare…read more
2016 – Book and Gallery Monitor, READ Books Shelved and organized books. Assisted customers with finding books. Acted as a docent for the gallery exhibitions. Facilitated book purchases. Created book displays and generated descriptions. Uploaded and managed inventory on internal database system. 2013 – Public Programs Assistant, Charles H. Scott Gallery (now the Libby Leshgold Gallery) at Emily Carr University of Art & Design Generated, edited, and distributed promotional materials for gallery exhibitions and public programming. Provided assistance for public events. Performed website updates and maintenance.
Summer 2020-Present – Dance Archivist for Karen Jamieson Dance (Co-op Work Experience) Assisted with metadata creation for 28 digital assets to be ingested into Arca. Spearheaded the implementation of Traditional Knowledge (TK) Labels for 7 items in collaboration with Indigenous creators (ongoing). Implemented archival storage for photographic materials from the KJD archives. Organized materials into 5 binders with descriptive information for access and preservation (ongoing). Assisted with archival research, requests, and digitization for the production of the film “Body to Land: Stone Soup” (forthcoming in 2021). Created an inventory for…read more