About

Important dates
  • April 07 – Call for proposals opens
  • May 01 – Proposal submission deadline
  • TBA – Registration opens
  • June 23-24 – Sketching in Practice!
SKiP Statement

SKETCHING IN PRACTICE (SKiP) is a two-day symposium that explores the construction of meanings through sketching. In 2016 we brought in scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds to explore the question, What happens when we draw? Last year we looked inward. This year we peer outward, asking Where does sketching lead to action? This year we are focusing on the HOW and WHY particular visual strategies are used to achieve a goal.

This event is held in partnership with Simon Fraser University’s, Faculty of Communication Art and Technology; School of Interactive Art and TechnologyFaculty of Arts & Social Sciences; and the Teaching and Learning Center.

Contacting SKiP

To receive email updates on the symposium, please fill in the mailing list form  form available below.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or have any other inquiries, these can be directed to: inquire@sketchpractice.ca

SKiP Directors

Susan Clements-Vivian
Senior Lecturer
School of Interactive Arts and Technology
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Jason Toal
Interaction Specialist
Teaching and Learning Center
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SKiP Chairs

Stacy Pigg
Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Andrew Hawryshkewich,
Senior Lecturer
School of Interactive Arts and Technology
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Chantal Gibson
Senior Lecturer
School of Interactive Arts and Technology
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