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International Film | S3D Centre Remembers WWI

Soldiers' Stories | by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Kitzen.
Posted: Thu, 2014-10-30 20:01

Soldiers’ Stories is being recognized simultaneously as the world’s oldest 3-D film and one of its newest! We are proud of the fact that Oscar-winning producer Nicholas Reed and producer/director Jonathan Kitzen brought their powerful story to the modern screen with expertise from Emily Carr’s own S3D Centre.

The film recently debuted in Beverly Hills, has been shown in LA, New York and London, and now runs regularly at the National Infantry Museum (IMAX theatre) outside Fort Benning, Georgia. With the compelling voices of recent American vets, and narration by Mickey Rooney, never-before-seen, soldier-taken, century-old 3-D photographs were converted for the modern screen with the stereoscopic expertise of Dr. Maria Lantin and her research team at Emily Carr University. 

Patrik Andersson | Commissioned by Centre Georges Pompidou for Niki de Saint Phalle

Patrik Andersson
Posted: Tue, 2014-10-21 22:02

Centre Georges Pompidou recently commissioned Associate Professor, Patrik Andersson, to write catalogue text for the exhibition Niki de Saint Phalle at the Grand Palais, Paris and Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.

Students, Alumni and Staff Featured at TEDxVancouver 2014

Posted: Fri, 2014-10-17 13:25

TEDxVancouver is taking place this week, and along with the usual roster of fantastic speakers, you'll find a number of artworks, including live painting by our talented alumni, students and staff. 

Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and Monkey | Illustrated Artist Talk

Posted: Fri, 2014-10-10 14:10
In conjunction with the exhibition: Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey on view at the Vancouver Art Gallery (through April 6, 2015), Professor Landon Mackenzie presents an illustrated artist talk Tuesday, October 14 at 7pm, (free with museum entrance).
 
Professor Mackenzie will discuss her decisions to select certain extraordinary Emily Carr pictures for her Wood Chopper and the Monkey exhibition and to fill in the gaps with many years of her own work in painting from 1981-2014 including the Mapping Trilogy and The Structures

2014 Mayor's Arts Awards

Posted: Wed, 2014-10-01 08:04

The 2014 Mayor’s Arts Awards have been announced and will take place October 7 at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.

The Impact | Health Design Lab's Social Agenda

Posted: Tue, 2014-09-30 15:31

Q&A on Fall Projects with Health Design Lab Director, Jonathan Aitken

We asked Jonathan Aitken to give us a sneak peek at what's on Health Design Lab's agenda for the academic year - a number of projects here are just announced!

Follow HDL's news at research.ecuad.ca or connect with them via email to make inquiries about partnership and participation opportunities.

 

The Network | Emily Carr's Alumni Association

Posted: Tue, 2014-09-30 14:25

Heartfelt thanks...to all who organized, spoke, sponsored, attended and enjoyed The Comeback 2014!

We are tremendously pleased to report that The Comeback 2014 brought close to 2,000 visitors to the Emily Carr campus over three days!

 

“We represent so many talented and creative alumni who are building careers, companies, and culture, here in Vancouver and around the world,” says Dave Humphrey, President, Emily Carr Alumni Association. “This is an amazing opportunity to connect, celebrate success, and welcome them back to campus.”

The Advocates | Emily Carr Students Union

Posted: Tue, 2014-09-30 12:56

What's On? Q&A with Emily Carr Students' Union

Get an insider's view of Emily Carr student life! An interview with Lori MacDonald, Executive Director, and right hand, Fraser Ploss, Organizer. Visit them online at ecsu.ca.


E: September is always an exciting time at Emily Carr - what were some of the social highlights facilitated by the Students' Union?

Lori MacDonald, Executive Director, Emily Carr Students' Union

The Future | imagining Our New University

Posted: Tue, 2014-09-30 10:44

Q&A on Imagining Our Future

Learn more about this initiative through an exclusive interview with Laura Kozak, Project Coordinator

 

Martha Sturdy Unveils Wearable Sculpture Line

Martha Sturdy | Resin Square Bracelet
Posted: Mon, 2014-09-29 10:41

Alumna Martha Sturdy returns to her roots with a newly-launched collection of wearable sculpture. 

After graduating from Emily Carr in 1978, Sturdy went on to gain international reputation as her bold, iconic wearable sculptures made their way onto the pages of ELLE, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and onto runways such as Donna Karan, Oscar de la Renta, and Marc Jacobs.

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