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  • 2014-09-16 13:08

    Black Diamond Dust is a multi-site art exhibition, which considers the sedimentary nature of stories and histories. The title Black Diamond Dust refers to the coal mining industry that Nanaimo was built upon; an industry that both formed and fragmented communities through economic development, racial segregation and labour inequity, and served as the foundation of global industrialization.

  • 2014-09-16 07:59

    Pratt Institute will host a two-day symposium, "Questioning Aesthetics," on Friday and Saturday, September 19 and 20, 2014, to explore new transdisciplinary research in aesthetics and to celebrate the launch of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd edition published by Oxford University Press.

    Amber Frid-Jimenez, Associate Professor at Emily Carr University, holds a Canada Research Chair in Design and is a contributor to the new edition. She will present her work on the aesthetics of data and machine learning on a panel with Christiane Paul (Whitney Museum), Boris Groys (NYU), and Christopher Sula (Pratt). Other symposium contributors include Chika Okeke-Agulu (Princeton), Mel Chin (North Carolina) and Eve Meltzer (NYU), among others.

  • 2014-09-12 14:19

    A Pop-Up Affair is a collective of a designers and makers, whose 9 founding members are all recent Emily Carr graduates.

  • 2014-09-12 13:01

    2013 grad Rowan Liivamägi has received further acclaim for her project Väärtus, assistive jewellery that empowers women with arthritis, as she was recently selected for an AZ Award of Merit in the A+ Student Award category. 

  • 2014-09-12 12:31

    We're delighted to announce that the National Gallery of Canada has acquired two works by Luke Parnell (MAA '12) for their permanent collection. Phantom Limbs and A Brief History of Northwest Coast Design will be featured in Shine a Light: Canadian Biennale 2014. 

  • 2014-09-09 08:27

    Catriona Jeffries Gallery presents a solo exhibition of work by alumnus Ron Terada ('91).

    Ron Terada | Jack
    Catriona Jeffries Gallery
    September 19 - October 25, 2014
    Opening Reception | September 18, 5-7pm


  • 2014-09-09 08:01

    Reinventing the Classics: Contemporary Responses to Old Master Prints is an exhibition featuring the work of six contemporary artists, who work in a variety of media and styles, and who are responding to two old master prints depicting Classical art and architecture.

    The earlier print is an engraving published in 1533 picturing an antique portrait bust of the philosopher, Aristotle. The later print is an etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1729-1778) of the Aqua Vergine aqueduct in Rome, which is part of a series of prints after Roman ruins, published in 1756. Both prints show antiquity through the lens of their times and were originally produced primarily as souvenirs.

  • 2014-09-02 15:28

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

  • 2014-09-02 09:26

    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.

  • 2014-09-02 08:49

    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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