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.
Curated by Izzy Ray ’23 & Jalen Martin ’23.
A 13-hour durational performance by Raegan Truax with sound by Derek Phillips. Begins March 11th at noon, ends March 12th at 1 a.m. (EST).
March-May, 2021: This virtual summit engages emerging responses to the climate crisis in higher education—with particular attention to the roles higher education institutions can play in building alliances with social movements, community organizations, artists, intellectuals, and informal educational structures.
Strange Truth 2021 explores the non-fiction imagination in the films of Garrett Bradley, Sam Feder, and Cecilia Aldarondo.
All events are free and open to the public and will be held virtually, hosted by the Bryn Mawr Film Institute in Theater 5, their online film hub. The live events are conversations with the filmmakers, and all the films will be available to stream for a limited time prior to each event. Closed captioning will be available during the live events.
During fall 2020, filmmakers Seemab Gul and Nida Mehboob will be in virtual residence at Haverford College’s VCAM (Visual Culture, Arts, and Media) facility through its new Media and Makers Initiative. During their time with Haverford, they’ll meet with faculty and students, as well as work on post-production for their film How I Like It.
Mondays in October, 4:30-6pm: This four-part workshop is an introduction to the music production software Ableton Live. Participants will gain experience recording audio and learning the basics of editing, mixing, and sampling. Remote Participants Encouraged! Space is Limited. RSVP!
Learn about upcoming fall events, workshops, and series sponsored by VCAM.
The following new policies and procedures are now in effect for fall 2020 to promote the safety of students, staff, and faculty using and working in VCAM.
Due to COVID-19, the College’s first ever Design + Making Collaborative had to be run virtually, but that didn’t keep its three student participants from creating utensil-holding devices for a double amputee via a partnership with E-Nable.
Margaret Chen ’21 and Sara Matsumura ’20 spent the summer creating a return system for reusable fast food containers as a part of Haverford Innovation Program’s Incubator.