ECU's 15 Most-Read Stories in 2022

Top Stories2022

By Perrin Grauer

Posted on January 03, 2023

Your favourite stories in 2022 focused on themes of change, innovation and achievement.

This list is just a small sample of the work ECU publishes week in, week out, all year long.

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The stunning immersive work takes viewers inside the stories of two Indigenous men whose lives were shaped by structural racism. READ THE STORY

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A suite of free resources, collectively titled Fibre Stories, aims to support a deeper understanding of sustainability, responsibility and justice in the textile industry.

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The arrival of the pole, titled Northern Wolves, is the latest phase in the Aboriginal Gathering Place’s Community Totem Pole Project, which brings together Tahltan-Tlingit and Māori master carvers. READ THE STORY ➼

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The large-scale work was originally commissioned to mark the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. READ THE STORY ➼

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The show, which includes an exhibition of photographs and a video installation, arrives in Stan’s hometown following a lauded run at the prestigious festival. READ THE STORY ➼

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The artist and ECU alum plans to use the $30,000 prize to study paintings in some of the great museums in Europe. READ THE STORY ➼

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The exhibition is the culmination of the Summer Institute for Teens + Junior Art Intensive 2022. READ THE STORY ➼


Lheidli: Where the Two Rivers Meet showcases a three-year project designed to shift how health professionals view Indigenous health and support Indigenous access to equitable care. READ THE STORY ➼

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Titled Láwa7, the video is currently playing on the outdoor Urban Screen at Emily Carr University (ECU), curated and presented by the Libby Leshgold Gallery. READ THE STORY ➼

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We’re seeing a crossover of illustrators to tattoo artists bridging new styles and techniques. READ THE STORY ➼

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For the accomplished artist, producer and curator, the work of leading an arts organization begins with recognizing its inherent ties to the broader community. READ THE STORY ➼


“All three are natural leaders who inspire others to reach further with their own work, and to collectively strive for a future defined by a commitment to justice, equity and community.” READ THE STORY ➼


The short film has earned invites to nearly a dozen festivals across the international circuit, as well as a recent award at the Venice Shorts Film Fest. READ THE STORY ➼

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This year, 33 students received graduation awards in acknowledgement of their stellar work and accomplishments. READ THE STORY ➼

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The artist and fourth-year student will use the prize to travel to the Philippines to research colonial history and decolonization in the country of his birth. READ THE STORY ➼

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