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  • 2014-02-13 13:39

    The preeminent guide to city life,Wallpaper* City Guides present a precise, informative, insider’s checklist of all you need to know about the world’s most intoxicating cities.

    The 2014 Wallpaper* Vancouver City Guide features several images by alumna Krista Jahnke ('09).

    An award-winning photographer and multidisciplinary designer, Jahnke's architectural projects have been published in several international magazines and books and are included in the modern architecture documentary, Coast Modern.

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  • 2014-02-06 13:55

    Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had some fun with alumnus Viktor Briestensky's ('12) Dude Chilling Park, in a recent monologue. The piece has made the news after being officially approved as a piece of public art by the Vancouver Park Board.

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  • 2014-02-03 12:13

    An exhibition of contemporary photography by Hannah Campbell ('12) takes place at the Deer Lake Gallery in Burnaby from February 1 - 22, 2014.

     

     

  • 2014-01-30 10:39

    Be sure to catch alumnus Geoffrey Farmer's ('92) latest solo exhibition, The Grass and the Banana go for a walk, opening at Catriona Jeffries, February 7.

    Farmer is the recipient of the 2013 Gershon Iskowitz Prize, and has a forthcoming retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery slated for 2015.

    Catriona Jeffries Gallery
    February 8 - March 15, 2014
    Opening Reception | February 7, 2014, 7 - 9pm

     

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  • 2014-01-24 17:24

    IHRA and Yad Vashem joint initiative opens global exhibit with special ceremonies, international poster design competition's 16 finalists include three from Emily Carr University

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  • 2014-01-24 11:48

    Glasgow-based Canadian artist and alumna Corin Sworn ('02) has been named the winner of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, (January 23, 2014).

    The prize includes a six-month residency in Italy, followed by two major solo exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery in London and Collezione Maramotti near Milan.

    Her winning proposal is said to "reflect her continued interest in exploring storie around migration" through a focus on the rich history of costuming at the Commedia dell'Arte, and touring Italian acting troupes from the 16th centruy onwards.

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  • 2014-01-23 17:24

    Corin Sworn ('02) has been shortlisted for the UK's prestigious Max Mara Art Prize. The prize includes a six-month residency in Italy, followed by two major solo exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery in London and Collezione Maramotti near Milan.

    For each Prize a judging panel of four art-world professionals, chaired by Iwona Blazwick, devise a short-list of between three and five artists. The short-listed artists are invited to the Whitechapel Gallery to make a presentation about their practice and the work or works they would make during or resultant from their Italian residency and funding.

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  • 2014-01-23 17:07

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design, The David Suzuki Foundation and the Museum of Vancouver partner to reconnect residents with the city's "wild side" in Rewilding Vancouver.

    Rewilding Vancouver is a dynamic community mapping, storytelling and visioning project between Emily Carr’s Faculty of Culture + Community, Canada's leading environmental organization, the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF), and a leader in the reimagining of museums, the Museum of Vancouver (MOV).

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  • 2014-01-23 14:10

    Love to Hate is an installation of oil paintings by emerging artist, Dylan Humphreys ('13).

    Severity and disfiguration purveys this series of works. The final pictures become caustic; interrogating conditions related to painting and living at the moment. Stylized through histories of cartoon and expressive art, the location of the Gam Gallery and Studio, where Humphreys works, has also augmented material aspects of the artist's sketchy and hyperactive aesthetic.

    Gam Gallery
    January 25 - February 21, 2014
    Opening Reception | Saturday, January 25, 2014, 7:30pm

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  • 2014-01-22 17:03

    Artwork by twelve Emily Carr University of Art + Design students are showcased on the Richmond Art Columns, located at the Canada Line Aberdeen and Landsdowne stations.

    The Aberdeen Column consists of artwork by Bitu Chakma, Untitled 2023; Iris Yao, Imagine All the People; Sydney Warnes Welcome to One Eye Dog Farm; and, Stephanie Gagnon Burning House.

    The Lansdown Column I consists of artwork by Fiona Tang, Crow and Mr. Bam Bam; Sie Gal, The Raven; Anita Vu, The Cycle of Life and Activities of Time; Sarah Davidson, Natural Histories.

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