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  • 2011-03-07 16:42

    Kara Miranda Lawrence's (10) ORIANA won Best Animated Short at the Vancouver Women in Film Festival, announced Sunday, March 6, 2011.

    In ORIANA, a young fairy entrusted to take care of an Azorean forest becomes mesmerized with her reflection and neglects her duties. Dire consequences follow.

    Congratulations, Kara.

  • 2011-03-04 20:12

    Sessional faculty member Kara Pecknold (MAA 09) will be co-hosting a webinar along with Leslie Speer for IDSA Design For The Majority. The webinar will focus on Design in a Cross-Cultural Context.

    Friday, March 11, 2011 | 10am

    Visit Cross-Cultural Context to register.

  • 2011-03-03 16:42

    Geoffrey Farmer (92) has transformed the gallery at REDCAT (Los Angeles) into both a studio workshop as well as a theatrical space where an assembly of performers and mechanized objects act out a scripted narrative in the form of a sculptural tableau.

    Having started mid-February, Geoffrey is in residence to work on-site and create a new site-specific "sculpture play" titled Let's Make the Water Turn Black in response to the region's social history and Los Angeles' influence on the counter-cultureal movement.

    Geoffrey Farmer | Let's Make the Water Turn Black
    Ongoing to April 10, 2011
    631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2011-03-03 13:14

    Vancouver Foundation has launched a special initiative--their new Generation Green Awards will provide 20 cash awards (up to $12,500) for environmental projects in Vancouver by young people (individuals or groups) aged 6 to 24. The awards are open to both individuals and groups for projects taking place in Vancouver.

    The deadline to submit green ideas is March 4, 2011.

    For more information please visit

  • 2011-02-24 16:25

    Associate Professor Dennis Burke is a multi award-winning composer and sound designer for film and television with over 100 films to his credit. His work can be seen regularly on network and cable television, film festivals, galleries and commercial theatres worldwide. Dennis has been a professional musician for the past 30 years, performing extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. 

    War In the Mind, a one-hour documentary directed by Judy Jackson will have its world premiere in June 2011 on CBC Television.  Dennis completed the musical score for War in the Mind.

  • 2011-02-24 15:41

    Picture Start, directed by Associate Professor Harry Killas, documents how a small group of artists put Vancouver at the leading edge of contemporary art.

  • 2011-02-24 13:12

    Wanda Koop, 2007 Honorary Doctorate recipient, exhibits On the Edge of Experience at the National Gallery in Ottawa.

  • 2011-02-24 10:33

    Emily Carr alumni and former students have contributed artwork in the second fundraiser for Hunter and Cook Magazine taking place on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Diaz Contemporary in Toronto.

    Images of works to be auctioned and additional details will be published on the website of Hunter and Cook

    Participating alumni and former students include:
    Aaron Carpenter | Jessica Eaton | Shayne Ehman | Jason Mclean (97) | Niall McClelland (04) | Jay Isaac (97) | Monique Mouton (06) | Tony Romano (01) | Kevin Schmidt (97) | Dan Siney (03) | Corin Sworn (02) | Ron Tran

  • 2011-02-23 14:50

    Congratulations to former faculty member, David Rimmer and alumnus Michael Morris ('65 + '04 Honorary Doctorate of Humanities ), two of the eight recipients of the 2011 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts announced in Toronto February 22, 2011.

    Rimmer is known as one of Canada's foremost experimental filmmakers and creator of more than 40 films - from documentary, to dance, to music, to portraits of artists.

    Painter, photographer, video and performance artist and curator, Morris founded the Image Bank with Vincent Trasov - a method for personal exchange between artists, and is a founding member of the Western Front Society.

  • 2011-02-23 12:44

    Established in 2005 by Anna Ruth (1993-96) and Juho Jappinen, House Games is a thematic art triennial that focuses on themes of home, family and house. For one week, a private apartment home in central Finland will also serve as a public exhibition space. This year's artists focus on a basic, if not primary aspect of the home: the living ephemeral experience of life (in no specific order): death, birth, play, decaying/aging, collecting and remembering. This year five lumen prints by Phyllis Schwartz (10) will be shown in House Games 2011.

    For more information, please visit House Games or visit the blog.

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