ECU news

John Belisle | Wayward Arts Magazine

The Bearded Lady | John Belisle
Posted: Fri, 2014-07-25 16:35

Wayward Arts is a home for the creative. A unique magazine, each issue is produced by a different leading-edge Canadian design studio. And, with the exception of the theme, there are no boundaries -- each studio is given full creative control.

Click to enlarge Alumnus John Belisle ('94), Creative Director for Signals Design Group is at the helm of the latest issue. John and the creative team at Signals were invited to participate in the project when paper sponsor, Unisource Papers, suggested they'd be an ideal fit.

Emily Carr's Design Research Journal | Current Issue 05

Posted: Tue, 2014-07-22 10:37

Current, Emily Carr’s design research journal is an annual multi-platform publication that seeks to showcase the richness and texture of creative practice and research within our institution.

Vjeko Sager | Featured Artist - Your Kontinent: Film and Media Arts Festival

Posted: Mon, 2014-07-21 10:38

Sessional faculty member Vjeko Sager is the featured artist for this year's Your Kontinent: Film and Media Arts Festival.

In exploration of the connections between human, art and technology, Sager will build a diviNation Tower in Minoru Plaza as the centrepiece of the festival.

Heather Mitchell | so, they called it a Rain Bench

Rain Bench, Heather Mitchell ('13)
Posted: Fri, 2014-07-18 10:40

Heather Mitchell ('13) will be installing her grad project so, they called it a Rain Bench into the City of Vancouver’s Trillium North Park on Saturday, July 19th between 9am and 2pm.

The Sketchbook Project | Summer Tour

The Sketchbook Project
Posted: Thu, 2014-07-10 11:05

The Sketchbook Project | Emily Carr University of Art + Design

This weekend!

Sunday July 13th, 1-5pm

The Sketchbook Project travelling mobile of artists' sketchbooks is cruising into town this weekend. They will be parked just outside of the library on Sunday afternoon! Don't miss out on this chance to meet up with the crew, check-out some amazing sketchbooks, and mingle in the sunshine on a beautiful summer day!

The Library will also be open from 12-5pm on Sunday.

Etienne Zack | Artist Talk at Equinox Gallery

Posted: Wed, 2014-07-09 12:11

Los Angeles-based artist and Emily Carr alumnus Etienne Zack ('00), recipient of the 2014 Emily Award for Outstanding Alumni, will speak about a new series of work as part of the second annual Flats Summer Block Party.

Equinox Gallery
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12pm

Sam Knopp | Medalta Summer Artist in Residence

Detail, Celadon Stack
Posted: Wed, 2014-07-09 09:12

'13 alumna Sam Knopp is the Medalta Artist in Residence for Summer 2014.

James Lindfield Memorial

Posted: Mon, 2014-07-07 13:10

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of James Lindfield on June 21st, from pneumonia. James will be remembered as a devoted father, passionate teacher, committed artist, and as a perceptive and loving husband, brother, uncle and friend.

We are stunned to have lost such a valuable member of our community, and our thoughts and best wishes are with his wife Sheila and son Jacob during this tragic time.

Hélène Day Fraser + Keith Doyle Awarded $185K SSHRC Grant

Posted: Fri, 2014-06-27 12:45

cloTHING(s) as conversation is an interdisciplinary research initiative founded by Associate Professor Hélène Day Fraser (MAA '08) and co-investigator Keith Doyle, Adjunct Research Associate.

Patricia Huijnen + Andres Wanner invited to present at the xCoAx Conference

Andres Wanner | The Robot Quartet, 2012
Posted: Thu, 2014-06-26 15:45

Patricia Huijnen (MAA '12) and Andres Wanner (MAA '13) present at the xCoAx conference on Computation Communication Aesthetics and X in Porto, Portugal.

Andres Wanner is presenting his works The Mixer, The Opener, and The Ventilator from the Machinic Trajectories series and a paper, Mechanical Drawing Machines and the Glitch — Visualizing Technology Through Its Failures.

Patricia Huijnen is presenting peristaltic tubes, a work that builds on her graduate work at Emily Carr,  and a paper in collaboration with Andres Wanner, Simulation of Patterns on Circular Knitted Tubes.

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