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  • 2010-10-01 10:59

    Celebrated Canadian author and artist, Douglas Coupland’s (84) 2010 Massey lectures explore the modern crises of time, human identity, society, religion, macroeconomics and the afterlife. Breaking with tradition, Coupland has written the lectures in the form of a novel, a five-hour story set in an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster.

    The novel Player One: What is to Become of Us asks – at what point do humans stop being humans and become something else? Where, if anywhere, do modernity and classical theology overlap? What is time? What is the human essence? And how does storytelling fit into all of this?

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  • 2010-09-30 12:16

    We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Liz Magor (71) has been named Fellow of The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada, Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

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  • 2010-09-30 09:35

    Nick Lepard's (08) painting of Gawker Media's Nick Denton is featured in an article in New York Magazine. Gawker Media receives 17.5 million US visitors per month.

    To view the painting, please visit New York Magazine.
  • 2010-09-28 08:58

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design, along with 35 independent colleges, institutes and universities of art and design from across North America, will take part in the Pratt Academic Leadership Summit on Sustainability (PALSS) from September 29 through October 2, 2010 at Pratt Institute’s Manhattan Campus and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

    The event, which aims to help institutions work collectively to build a strategic plan for integrating environmental sustainability education into art and design programs, will focus on three themes — the future of design education, curricula for a new generation of artists and designers, and strategies for organizational change.

    Associate Professor, Louise St. Pierre will represent Emily Carr.

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  • 2010-09-27 14:48

    Walk In / Here You Are will feature Guimauves and the return of Collage Collage. The theme is weather and the event will take place come rain or shine!

    Guimauves is interdisciplinary artists Lyndsay Sung (06) and Rafael Tsuchida -  Vancouver’s favourite Asian synth pop art performance duo. They create music and performances for children, adults, animals and especially cats.

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  • 2010-09-23 14:24

    Blanket is pleased to present the inaugural exhibition of its new gallery location in Downtown Vancouver, designed by artist and practicing architect Robert Kleyn. 

    The group exhibition features work by alumni Jeremy Hof (07), Mark Soo (01), and instructor Neil Campbell.

    Blanket Gallery
    September 29 – October 17, 2010
    Opening Reception | September 29, 6-9 pm

  • 2010-09-21 13:10

     

    Sessional faculty member, Shinsuke Minegishi, exhibits Transfer and Transformation | a print exhibition of works at Art Beatus.
    October 8 to December 10, 2010
    Opening: Friday, October 8 from 3 to 6pm

     

  • 2010-09-21 09:51

    Holger Kalberg (01) is featured in a duo show, New Paintings at the Monte Clark Gallery.

    Monte Clark Gallery
    September 23 - October 30, 2010

    Opening reception | September 23, 6-8pm

  • 2010-09-17 12:49

    Tegan Moore (08) and former Emily Carr instructor Elspeth Pratt deliniate a history of touch: both artists in differing ways explore the edges, surfaces and traces of materials touching materials; abrading, eroding, fusing, at rest or in tension in the exhibit, Haptic.

    September 11 to October 9, 2010
    Helen Pitt Gallery at 221A Artist Run Centre
    221 E Georgia ST, Vancouver

    For more information, please visit Helen Pitt Gallery.

  • 2010-09-17 08:21

    The Art Gallery at UQAM (University of Quebec at Montreal) features Stratachrome, a solo exhibition by David Spriggs (01). The exhibit involves special cinemagrapphic effects on a large scale: over 12 x 25 feet.

    The installation is an in-depth investigation of all things related to the colour green—its historical and technical significance, symbolic potential and atmospheric resonance.

    Galerie de l'UQAM
    September 3 - October 9, 2010

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