Haverford’s Visual Culture, Arts, and Media (VCAM) facility is a 24/7 creative hub for students, faculty, staff, and the wider community.
VCAM houses the College’s Interdisciplinary Minor in Visual Studies, the Haverford Innovations Program, a Maker Arts Space, and the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities and its Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives initiative.
From March 18-24, 2020, filmmakers Seemab Gul and Nida Mehboob will be in residence at Haverford College’s VCAM (Visual Culture, Arts, and Media) facility through its new Media and Makers Initiative. During their time at Haverford, they’ll meet with faculty and students, as well as work on post-production for their film How I Like It.
WE’RE SORRY THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, up through March 6 in VCAM, finds comedic value in a serious subject.
A collection of creative work from 20 student artists was displayed in VCAM after an open-call search across campus.
With two screenings and an exhibition planned for this semester, the ninth year of the Strange Truth series will examine themes of gender, justice, and historical memory across modern media.
Strange Truth 2020 examines the relationship between the visual and structures of power by engaging with politics of race, gender, and identity. Showcasing the work of international filmmakers, artists, activists, and media scholars, this year’s series explores how documentary and expanded cinema practices make visible the role of images in complicating and (re)constructing complex narratives of history, memory, and time.
Haverford College’s VCAM Media and Makers Initiative seeks two feminist ethnographic filmmakers to participate in a joint one-week residency at Haverford College, March 18-24, 2020. Deadline to Apply: January 17, 2020.
This visual studies course introduces students to critical design and creative practices that address technologies that are worn on the body, that digitize the body, and that extend the body.
This series focuses on the ethics of technological adoption and adaptations, inviting technologists, academics, activists, and artists to examine issues from algorithmic decision-making in the criminal justice system to the near constant surveillance of our actions to the future of work in an automated world.
Contemporary Japanese Cinema invites you to experience Japanese culture and society through stories that depict love, loss, and friendship. This series features three films: Mixed Doubles (Dir. Ishikawa Junichi, 2017), Hanagatami (Dir. Obayashi Nobuhiko, 2017), and Mori, The Artist’s Habitat (Dir. Okita Shūichi, 2018).
Thanks to its flexible Create Spaces, resources, and support, VCAM has made possible a surge in faculty-inspired, curriculum-related, and student-initiated creative projects on campus.