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  • 2014-09-02 16:28

    Wil Aballe Art Projects is proud to present Electric Mud, Sean Weisgerber's ('09) second solo exhibition at WAAP.

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  • 2014-09-02 10:26

    The time of year is upon us when our classrooms, studios and hallways come alive with creativity, collaboration, new challenges, new possibilities and a common focus.

    Our new students, in addition to returning ones, bring our student population close to 1870. These students represent part of the next generation of visual artists, media artists and designers who will have a significant impact on the future of the creative industries in Canada and the world.

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  • 2014-09-02 09:49

    On August 31st, Krystal Kiran (House of Kiran) hosted a party to celebrate her 30th birthday.  But this was a party with a purpose: it was a fundraiser to support the Maple Batalia Memorial Scholarship for the Arts.

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  • 2014-08-28 11:46

    The Meniscus Series, presented in the seven Marpole bus shelters along Granville Street (from 63rd Street to SW Marine Drive), was commissioned by chART: Public Art Marpole, a public art research project by Dr. Cameron Cartiere.

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  • 2014-08-28 10:23

    Recently featured on Fast Company, alumnus Andrew Zo's ('11) Clifton, a unique pop-up engagement ring box, is taking off!

    Clifton can be easily slipped into a pocket or wallet. The discreet design allows the case to be easily hidden without giving anything away. At approximately 1cm thick, Clifton presents the ring with a delightful flower blooming effect when opened.

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  • 2014-08-27 15:18

    Snug Vest Founder/Designer Lisa Fraser ('10), and co-presenter Pamela Rollins, U of Texas-Dallas, have applied to present a panel -- The Importance of Design in Special Needs Tools at the upcoming South by Southwest Festival, within the theme of Cognitive Process & Design Thinking.

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  • 2014-08-21 13:03

    We're thrilled to announce that Alexander Farah's ('14) short film, Sahar, has been officially selected to have its World Premiere at the 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September! The film will be featured in the Short Cuts Canada Programme 4.

    Alexander graduated from the Film, Video and Integrated Media Program this past May, and received the Sophie Burnett Memorial Award for Highest Academic Standing (Undergraduate Level) in his program. Sahar is his directorial debut.

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  • 2014-08-21 09:59

    In an ever growing landscape of pop-ups and shops, A Pop Up Affair was formed as a collective to try and shift the way new designers could collaborate and expose their work in Vancouver. A Pop-Up Affair is a collective of a designers and makers, whose nine founding members are all recent graduates from Emily Carr University.

    They saw an opportunity in the design community to create engaging spaces that promote the work of young designers in Vancouver. Together they build spaces that promote and expose new design and creative conversations.

    Currently the Vancouver Pop-up Affair collective are preparing for their inaugural event, Peep Show, which will be taking place from September 19 to 28, 2014, at MakerLabs.

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  • 2014-08-21 09:56

    Join the Western Front Thursday, August 21 (7-9pm), to celebrate the launch of a new publication by Vancouver artist and sessional faculty member, Devon Knowles.

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  • 2014-08-08 05:44

    Alumna Maia Rowan's ('13) KIDS + FOOD is a children's meal planning tray that encourages healthy eating and nutrition. And it's just been named a Student Notable by the Core 77 Design Awards!

    Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core 77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and the brilliance of its practitioners. Both the Professional and Student Winners of each category will receive the C77DA trophy, and all Honorees will be published in the Awards Gallery and on Core77, making this the most inclusive and celebratory design awards platform of the digital age.

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