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  • 2010-10-12 10:18

    "O.", an experimental animation by Jonny Østrem (10)  has been selected to screen at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on October 21, 2010, and at the GIRAF Animation Festival on November 4, 2010.

    "O." won the President's Media Award in May 2010 at the Emily Carr Film/Animation External Grad Show, presented by Dr. Ron Burnett, President + Vice-Chancellor.

    Congratulations!

  • 2010-10-12 10:16

    Former professor Ian Wallace (1972-1998) unveils a solo exhibition at the Power Plant, Toronto - Ian Wallace: The Economy of the Image.  Artist, teacher and critic, Wallace has had significant influence on the development of contemporary art in Vancouver.

    In 2007, Emily Carr presented Wallace with an Honorary Doctorate, in recognition of his many contributions to the world of art. And, in 2008, The Ian Wallace - Excellence in Teaching Award was established by Emily Carr benefactor, Bob Rennie. The award is presented annually to an Emily Carr faculty member.

    October 9, 2010 - January 11, 2011
    Opening Reception | October 8, 8-11pm

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  • 2010-10-07 15:02

    Riley Nicholson was one of the five students whose eggs survived the drop from the 2nd floor balcony. Alexandra Phillips challenged foundation students in Visual Arts 3D to make something, using only toothpicks and hot glue, that would protect an egg from breaking.

  • 2010-10-07 15:00

    Update:
    A Fine Young Man has just been awarded the Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short Film at the Calgary International Film Festival. Congratulations, Kevan!

    A Fine Young Man, a short film written and directed by 4th year student Kevan Funk, has been selected to make its world premiere at 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. The film will be screening as a part of the Short Cuts Canada program. The film has also been selected to screen at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

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  • 2010-10-07 14:59

    Have you ever had an idea for making your community or organization better? In this studio/seminar course, students will be challenged to use design thinking and process to consider complex social and economic problems. Through discussions, collaborations, research and prototyping of ideas, students will learn about design as it relates to the social, cultural, environmental and economic systems we live in. The outcome of this course will be a real project that could be presented to a potential client or community leader for implementation. Ideal for people who want to learn how to apply creative process to complex topics in order to realize tangible outcomes.

    October 27 - December 15, 2010
    Wednesdays, 6-9pm

    Call 604.844.3810 to register!

     

  • 2010-10-07 12:02

    For 85 years, our esteemed faculty and distinguished alumni, staff, and students have made significant contributions to the world of art, design and media. We take a moment to reflect on some of the highlights of 2009/2010.

    2010 MAA graduate Darinka Aguirre was accepted to present her thesis, Design for Repurposing, at the Learning Network on Sustainability (LenS) Conference in Bangalore, India.

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  • 2010-10-06 15:53

    Facebooking, googling, tweeting or digging? Social Media has changed the way networks are formed and how information is spread. For artists and designers, it is no longer a question whether you should engage with these platforms, but how your creative practices are created and supported online.

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  • 2010-10-05 11:27

    Tracey Lebedovich's (99) independent documentary Victoria Park – A generation of bocce will be screening at the Rio Theatre. Set in East Vancouver, BC, the story follows an aging group of Italian-Canadian bocce ball players.

    The film has received the 2010 Canadian International Film Festival Award of Excellence.

    Rio Theatre
    Sunday, October 17, 2010 | 2pm

  • 2010-10-05 09:31

    1612 Gallery is a graduate student-run exhibition space at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

    1612 Gallery exhibits art projects that are initiated by current graduate students of visual art, media, design or related fields like curatorial practices, writing and more. The exhibition space presents works and projects that are current, relevant and offer an open dialogue for advanced students of art. 1612 is a non-commercial opportunity for graduate students to meet and experiment with ideas, situations and practices that test the resilience of the gallery space.

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  • 2010-10-01 13:23

    Congratulations to Rommy Shipway, who is the winner of the Foundation student draw sponsored by Opus Framing and Art Supplies. The prize, valued at over $500, is sure to be put to good use as Rommy begins his studies at Emily Carr.

    Opus Framing and Art Supplies provides an exclusive Emily Carr discount price program to the Emily Carr community. The discount provides substantial savings on all art supplies and pre-made frames and mats.

    A big thanks to Opus for their many years of support!

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