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Sawchuk, Kimberly Anne

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About / À propos

2009 Faculty
of Creative Media, Multimedia University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Nov 25-Dec 5)

2009 Senior
Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Marconi Foundation/University
of Bologna, Bologna Italy, (March 1- April 30, 2009) .

2007 Pembroke
Institute, Brown University, Providence Rhode Island, Roundtable Symposium on
“Bodies, Mediations, Ethics,” (March 14-16).

2006 Almost
Perfect, Rapid Prototyping and Locative Media, Banff New Media Institute,
Banff, Alberta (Nov. 10-21)

2004 Digital
Politics and Poetics, Film and Media Studies, Queens University, Kingston
Ontario (Aug. 3-10).

2004 Institute
for Cultural Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, England

1999 Studio
Arts Program, University of Regina, Regina Saskatchewan

1994 The
Free Idea Zone: Realidad/Réalité/Reality, San Francisco, California, June 27-July 3.

1993 (fall) Visual Arts Programme, Banff Centre for the Arts,
Banff, Alberta

1991 Fellowship:
Critic in Residence, The Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library, Regina,
Saskatchewan (May- Aug, 1991).


2009- present Mediatopias:
Art and Hybrid Spaces; McGill University Communications and Art History.

2007-present Mobile
Media Lab: Concordia University, Montreal- York University, Toronto. B.
Crow, M. Longford, K. Sawchuk, Directors

2003- present Hexagram.
Concordia/UQAM/University of Montreal. (CFI funded research consortium for art
and technology).

2005-2009 Cut
Rate Collective. Fine Arts-Communications, Concordia University. L. Oades and
G. Amantea, Directors.

2008-2009 Marconi
Galaxy: Concordia University; University of Bologna; Marconi Foundation, Italy;
York University

2007-2009 Lo-fi
Lab: York University, Toronto. N. Tenhaaf and M. Baljko, Directors.

2007-2008 Purlieus:
art/science and technology. Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies, Concordia
University, T. Clarke, Director.

2006-2007 EMU:
Evaluating Mobile Users. Concordia University-York University-MDCN. B Crow and
K Sawchuk, Directors. (Heritage Canada)

2005-2007 MDCN:
Mobile Digital Commons Network. Concordia University-York University-Ontario
College of Art and Design-Banff New Media Institute, M Longford and S Diamond,
Directors. (Heritage Canada/Hexagram)


1991 Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Programme in Social and Political Thought, York University,
North York Ontario
1986 Master of Arts, Graduate Programme in Social and Political Thought, York University,
North York Ontario

1982 Bachelor of Arts Honours, Double major in Political Science and History, University of
Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba,


2010, NCE Grand, with Diane Gromala SFU Mobilizing Pain
(co-applicant, $10,500)

2009, Concordia University, Faculty Mobility Grant: team, travel
to Kuala Lumpur (with Leslie Shade, Rae Staseson, Owen Chapman, $10,400)

2009, SSHRC, “Redressing silences, confronting mobility: Seniors, cell phones and aging” (with
Barbara Crow, York University, PI, $103,000; Sawchuk, co-applicant)

2009, FQRSC, Team Grant, “Art et nouveaux médias: vers une redéfinition hybride du lieu,” (with
Christine Ross, McGill University, PI, $400,000+, co-applicant)

2009, Senior Research Fellowship, “The Wireless Imaginary”,
Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna

November, 2008, SSHRC, Aid to Scholarly Journals, Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council of Canada, The Canadian Journal of Communication 2009-20012. $90,000 (maximum)

August 2008, SSHRC
International Opportunities Fund, “Wireless Communications and the Marconi Galaxy: Culture, Technology and Myth-Making,” Co-investigators: Barbara Crow, Elena Lamberti, Michael Longford,
Seth Feldman, Martin Stiglio, Barbara Valotti. $24,422

August, 2008. Aid to Scholarly Publication Program with University of Toronto for The Wireless Spectrum (app. $8,000).

March 2008-2011, “Illustrating Medicine: The Case of Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy,” Standard Research
Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Principle Investigator with an interdisciplinary team comprised of Nicholas Woolridge (biomedical communications), Nina Czegledy (independent curator), Nancy Marrelli (archivist), and Brian Sutherland (information architect). $107,000.00

March, 2008, Conference Travel Grant, Centre de Université de
Arts. Rethinking Labour: Labour Affect and Material Culture, University College of Dublin, Ireland, April 18, 19, 20. $2,000.

Feb. 2008- 2009, “Networking the Image: Antoni Abad and Cheryl Sourkes” PI, Research Grant, Hexagram: Concordia/UQAM/Université de Montreal. $8,400.

Sept 2007 – 2009, ”Conversing with Abstract Artificial Agents” (collaborator). Nell Tenhaaf, PI.
SSHRC, Research Creation Grant, $109, 698. (my portion: $ Research Creation Grant, for user testing protocols)

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