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Talking Archives - Episode 1: Artist Nadine Valcin

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Watch the first episode of our new interview series, Talking Archives, which features conversations with artists, archivists, and researchers who are part of the A/CA network.

Our first guest is Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Artist in Residence, Nadine Valcin, who was interviewed about her residency by A/CA's Project Director, Janine Marchessault. 

Nadine discusses the motivations behind her project, the archives that she has been working with, and what she hopes to accomplish during her residency. 

The next episode of Talking Archives will feature A/CA's second Artist in Residence at LAC, Jennifer Dysart. Stay tuned!  


Nadine Valcin is an award-winning bilingual producer, writer, and director. She has directed four documentary projects for the National Film Board of Canada, including the critically-acclaimed Black, Bold and Beautiful (1999) and Une école sans frontières (A School without Borders, 2008). She has written and directed three short films and is developing the virtual reality experience Ghosts of Remembrance about the forgotten history of slavery in Canada with funding from Ontario Creates and the Canada Media Fund. She holds a professional degree in architecture from McGill University and is an alumna of Doc Lab, Women in the Director’s Chair, and the National Screen Institute. She was an artist-in-residence at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University (2015/16) and the recipient of the 2016 WIFT-T/DGC Ontario Director Mentorship.

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