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  • 2013-10-02 18:10

    Now in its 15th year, the RBC Painting Competition has named five Emily Carr alumni as finalists for this year's competition.

    Claiming four out five spots for Western Canada are:

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  • 2013-09-30 10:28

    Join Emily Carr students and staff at Canzine West, the annual zine and independent publication fair. 

    Canzine West is an opportunity for creators and admirers of indie culture to meet, swap stories, and share their wares. This year's programming includes performance art by Meaghen Buckley, third year student and a talk by  Aimée Brown, Coordinator of Youth Outreach + Recruitment, Continuing Studies.

    For more information, visit Broken Pencil.

    Ukrainian Hall | 805 East Pender Street
    Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 1-7pm

  • 2013-09-30 10:11

    The Arts Club Stroll is an imaginative and informative walk that connects the dots between the Arts Club’s three stages and their company’s place in Vancouver cultural history.

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  • 2013-09-26 08:25

    Join your fellow alumni for a weekend of activities at Emily Carr during The Comeback alumni reunion. 

    The Comeback invites Emily Carr/Vancouver School of Art alumni to join us for a weekend of reunion activites.

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
    The Talkback: translating creativity *powered by PechaKucha
    doors at 6.30pm, talks at 7.30pm
    South Building Atrium + Lecture Hall, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
    BBQ
    12.30pm
    Granville Island covered picnic area (adjacent to Cats Socialhouse)

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  • 2013-09-25 11:08

    Konstantin Steshenko (’12) was awarded the Best Canadian Student Animation Award for his graduation film, Wind & Tree, at the Ottawa International Animation Festival on September 23, 2013.

    Wind & Tree is a stop-motion, 2D animation crafted from felt, cotton, carpet and wire. Two forces of nature face the consequences of their impossible love in Wind & Tree, which also saw it's Canadian Premiere at this animation festival.

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  • 2013-09-25 10:28

    An emotional documentary filled with unexpected moments of humor and joy, When I Walk is a life-affirming film driven by DaSilva's (’08) determination to survive—and to make sense of a devastating disease through the art of cinema.

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  • 2013-09-25 08:45

    The demise of the honey bee, up-purposing green waste, urban bird habitat, the global mobility of food; artists’ projects inform social, ecology activism that calls us all to change. Cultivate features the work of artists who draw on urban ecology as subject-matter and material to explore environmental concerns and the city.

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  • 2013-09-24 10:43

    Kevan Funk (’11) continues his roll at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) – this year marks the fifth straight year that Kevan has had a film at the festival.

    He made his first appearance at VIFF in 2009 when his short character study, Weight, screened at the festival and this talented writer/director hasn’t missed a year at VIFF since.

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  • 2013-09-20 16:01

    The highly anticipated Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) event sees '03 alum Jonathan Nodrick's ROLLOUT return to their Vancouver roots as the title sponsor and creative force behind the reinterpretation of West coast living with The Bar, by ROLLOUT: Cabin Living - Remixed September 19 - 22, 2013.

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  • 2013-09-20 14:12

    2013 marks the 125th anniversary of Stanley Park and the first official public event for the TUK project, which brings together collaborating sculptors Marina Glynn (’11) and studio technician/instructor Ian Rhodes, who help turn the polar bear pit into a sculpture park via the exhibit The Unknown Knowns.

    The Unknown Knowns, an acrostic of the name of Stanley Park Zoo's last polar bear, Tuk, is a creative interdisciplinary project by Vancouver based theatre company Boca Del Lupo, in conjunction with a group of artists curated by Future Headspace.

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