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  • 2010-11-19 09:16

    First year Master of Applied Art students exhibit Dirty White Project, a one evening, one event art show that will invite the viewer to sensorily engage with the exhibition on display.

    The students are interested in observing what happens when the art is taken out of the white cube. The intent is to see if the artwork will undergo a transformation over the course of the evening through interaction with the general public.

    Friday, December 3, 2010 | 6-10pm
    Origins Coffee Roastery
    1245 Cartwright Street, Granville Island

    The event is sponsored by Origins Organic Coffee and Storm Brewing Limited.

  • 2010-11-18 19:51

    Emily Carr MAA graduate students, Jeremy Herndl and Sara French, will be speaking at the next PechaKucha Night Volume 4 in Victoria.

    PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Doors open at 7pm, with event starting at 7.30pm
    Victoria Event Centre
    1415 Broad Street, Victoria, BC

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  • 2010-11-18 13:08

    Etienne Zack (00) is featured in a solo exhibition, Non-Narrative Notes at Equinox Gallery, Gallery 2.

    November 19 - December 23, 2010
    Opening reception | November 19, 6-8pm

  • 2010-11-17 09:42

    Associate Professor, Elizabeth McIntosh, exhibits Violet’s Hair, a solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery.

    Primarily known for her painting, McIntosh also works in collage. In Violet’s Hair, she will work in both mediums. For this exhibition, as well as exhibiting new paintings, she builds two large-format collages: one will wrap the exterior of the gallery, using the window vitrines, and the other will occupy one of the galleries; each carrying a dimensional quality. This is not the first time Elizabeth has worked with collage in this scale, but it is the first instance in which she has built a structure as the ground.

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  • 2010-11-17 09:39

    Brian Jungen (92) exhibits a major new sculptural installation at Catriona Jeffries. The exhibit will take form over a two month progression of exhibition making.

    Brian’s sculptural practice which shapeshifts materials claimed as both commercial products and natural resources will be enacted within a provisional workshop within the gallery, functioning as a constantly shifting site of production. As a result of this process a number of works will be completed and in turn installed in the gallery; he will work towards particular moments of production at which time the gallery will be closed for two installation periods. 

    November 19, 2010 -  January 15, 2011
    Opening Reception | November 18, 7 - 9pm

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  • 2010-11-15 10:51

    The Library is keen to hear your thoughts on their operating hours. As such, they're conducting a 10-question survey to help plan Library service.

    The last day to take part in the survey is today, Monday, November 15.

    There is a daily prize draw (copy cards and books) for completing the survey. Responses are anonymous.

    Complete the survey

  • 2010-11-15 10:14

    Not long ago, the thought of product design conjured images of plastic, steel and wood, but this perception has been rapidly changing – and while it’s true that the traditional materials of industrial design remain essential, textiles have been gaining attraction over the past 10 years as a material with much to offer.

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  • 2010-11-13 17:46

    Congratulation go out to Brianne Nord-Stewart (09) who has been nominated for the Women in Film and Television Award for Best Female Director in a Pro Short for her film, Trolls, at this year's Vancouver Short Film Festival.

    The coming-of-age comedy has been selected to screen at numerous festivals and was recently awarded Best Script 2010, by The World Independent Film Awards.

    Winners will be announced November 28.

  • 2010-11-13 17:44

    Honorary Emily Carr Professor, Bill Moggridge, was awarded the 2010 Prince Philip Designers Prize by Britain’s Design Council on Tuesday. Mr. Moggridge is the director of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in Manhattan and designed the first commercial laptop computer in 1982.

    He is the first designer to lead the museum, which is part of the Smithsonian Institution.

  • 2010-11-10 16:10

    Kathy Slade recently returned from The New York Art Book Fair where she presented the ECU Press and Charles H. Scott Gallery's new titles - a fantastic opportunity to see new books, show off the University's books, and engage with publishers, artists, and designers.

    ECU Press' Modern Optical Experiments in Typography  by alum Mark Soo (02) and Tim Lee, received a mention in The New Yorker, (November 10, 2010).

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