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Emily Carr Students at PechaKucha Night

Posted: Thu, 2010-11-18 20:51

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

Students Featured in The Sumptuous Symposium

Posted: Mon, 2010-11-08 10:02

The annual Sumptuous Symposium returns, this year it's covering all things magnificent, extravagant, luxurious and lavish. The Symposium features over 30 artists, including current Emily Carr students Nomi Chi, Brianne Tweddle and Alison Woodward.

The Fall

November 5 - December 5, 2010

Opening Reception | November 5, 8pm
Featuring 09 alum Brandon Hartley's band, Maria in the Shower. Dress to impress.

View the Facebook invitation

Lois Klassen + Michelle Sound Perich | Fancy Dancing

Posted: Wed, 2010-11-03 09:47

MAA Candiates, Michelle Sound Perich and Lois Klassen, with curatorial assistance by Frederick Cummings, present a collaborative installation, Fancy Dancing, in which tradition, image and material offer the promise of an event.

"History is the subject of a structure whose site is not homogeneous..." Walter Benjamin

1612 Gallery
November 5-14, 2010
Opening Reception | November 5, 2010, 7-10pm

Students + Alumni Win Top Two Prizes for Annual Association for Canadian Ergonomics Conference

L-R | Amanda Bremner, David Westwood, Ashley Nawrot and Adrien Guenette
Posted: Thu, 2010-10-28 14:42

Congratulations to Emily Carr Industrial Design students and their SFU collaborators for winning the top two prizes in Canada's national undergraduate ergonomics competition.

Two groups of students from last year’s DESN 323/423 class submitted papers to the Annual Association for Canadian Ergonomics conference in Kelowna.    

Current fourth year students Ashley Nawrot, David Westwood and Adrien Guenette (along with Amanda Bremmer from SFU Kinesiology) won the top prize for an undergraduate paper in Canada with their presentation Watersport Gloves: A user trial.

egg-cellent work

Posted: Thu, 2010-10-07 15:02

Riley Nicholson was one of the five students whose eggs survived the drop from the 2nd floor balcony. Alexandra Phillips challenged foundation students in Visual Arts 3D to make something, using only toothpicks and hot glue, that would protect an egg from breaking.

Kevan Funk | Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short Film

Still from A Fine Young Man
Posted: Thu, 2010-10-07 15:00

A Fine Young Man has just been awarded the Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short Film at the Calgary International Film Festival. Congratulations, Kevan!

A Fine Young Man, a short film written and directed by 4th year student Kevan Funk, has been selected to make its world premiere at 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. The film will be screening as a part of the Short Cuts Canada program. The film has also been selected to screen at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

1612 Gallery - Call for Proposals

Artist | Suzanne Bruynzeel; photo | Karen Garrett de Luna
Posted: Tue, 2010-10-05 09:31

1612 Gallery is a graduate student-run exhibition space at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

1612 Gallery exhibits art projects that are initiated by current graduate students of visual art, media, design or related fields like curatorial practices, writing and more. The exhibition space presents works and projects that are current, relevant and offer an open dialogue for advanced students of art. 1612 is a non-commercial opportunity for graduate students to meet and experiment with ideas, situations and practices that test the resilience of the gallery space.

Six Pact: New Print Art | Malaspina Printmakers

Six Pact: New Print Art
Posted: Mon, 2010-09-13 13:03

Malaspina Printmakers is pleased to present Six Pact: New Print Art a juried exhibition of new work from students of Capilano University, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Kwantlen Polytechnical University, Langara College , University of British Columbia and University of the Fraser Valley.

The Games are Open | Emily Carr Students Assist Köebberling & Kaltwasser

Posted: Thu, 2010-09-09 09:32
**A special, one night only, rain or shine event takes place Friday, September 10, for an up-close view of the completed sculpture. The gate off the seawall path will be open from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Artist talk at 6:00 pm. Located just west of the Olympic Village on the edge of the old Cambie works yard (opposite Habitat Island).


The Games are Open, a project by Berlin-based artists Folke Köebberling and Martin Kaltwasser, is a massive project in both scale and ambition.

Container Art at the Pacific National Exhibition

Karen Garrett de Luna | Ning Ning
Posted: Wed, 2010-09-01 11:47
Emily Carr students and alumni will be showing at this year's Container Art Show at the PNE (Pacific National Exhibition). Located at Spirit Plaza within the PNE in Vancouver, Container Art will provide fair-goers with the opportunity to see how 13 BC artists transform metal containers into colourful, dynamic and thought-provoking works of art.
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