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  • 2011-04-01 16:11

    A Furtive Conundrum: Practicing the Furtive is a group exhibition that concerns itself with the reifications and translations of stealth and visibility in creative practices. This exhibit showcases works that investigate a change in social structures of space through barely perceptible actions. These pieces might be considered furtive, that is, they operate on the level of camouflage and demonstrate the potential to seep into an environment. Exhibiting these works potentially counteracts their ‘unframed’ nature. This exhibition seeks speculative ways of negotiating this conundrum while paradoxically drawing attention to the very qualities that are required for a work to be qualified as ‘furtive’.

    Curated by Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte and Ryan Mathieson.

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  • 2011-04-01 15:44

    Emily Carr welcomed newly appointed Minister of Advanced Education, the Honourable Naomi Yamamoto, for a campus visit March 31. 

    No stranger to art and design, Minister Yamamoto was the president and owner of Tora Design Group in North Vancouver for 21 years. She's also served as past president of the Gordon and Marion Smith Foundation.

    The Minister had an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff and students, and take a tour of the campus.

    We look forward to working with her.

  • 2011-03-31 12:03

    Georgia Straight
    March 24, 2011
    Collaborative art hits the Portland Hotel Society’s Interurban Gallery
    http://www.straight.com/article-382873/vancouver/art-heart

    "For proof that art really can change lives, a visit to the Portland Hotel Society’s Interurban Gallery is in order. Until next Thursday (March 31), the gallery is exhibiting the results of a collaborative art project between the Dr. Peter Centre and students from Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Students and clients worked together on a creative journey in the project, which was run as part of a new Emily Carr course. One client, Murray White, was brought to tears by the new logo he and student Jacklyn Harris created for his recycling business (pictured above)." March 24, 2011

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  • 2011-03-29 15:14

    221A Artist Run Centre is pleased to present MERKINtile, a five-week exhibition, performance, and temporary retail store specializing in the merchandising of ‘designer’ artist-made merkins.

    Conceived by Artist-Curator Kevin Hubbard, a recent graduate of Emily Carr ('10) and the Cooper Union, Hubbard’s practice explores desire, distaste, and beliefs with regard to cultural, geographic, and embodied subject positions.

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  • 2011-03-29 12:52

    The Monte Clark Gallery hosts a group exhibition featurng new work by Graham Gillmore (85), Derek Root (85), and Anthony Goicolea.

    Monte Clark Gallery
    March 26 -April 23, 2011

  • 2011-03-29 12:51

    Summer Institute for Teens

    July 4 – July 29, 2011

    Spend July in Emily Carr’s studios and labs on Granville Island! The Summer Institute for Teens is an intensive art and design program for teens aged 15 – 18. Enjoy four weeks of hands-on studio practice, access to the most cutting-edge equipment and instructors, plenty of experimentation, in-class critique, visits to local galleries and a public exhibition of your work!

    Students will develop both a portfolio and a set of core skills in preparation for post-secondary training in art or design. Choose from one of these nine studio options:

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  • 2011-03-24 13:01

    Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change.

    In 2010, a record 128 countries and territories joined the global display of climate action. Iconic buildings and landmarks from Asia Pacific to Europe and Africa to the Americas switched off. People across the world from all walks of life turned off their lights and came together in celebration and contemplation of the one thing we all have in common – our planet.

    Earth Hour 2011 will take place on Saturday March 26 at 8:30pm. Emily Carr is committed to Earth Hour - please join us and show your support.

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  • 2011-03-23 11:37

    Natalie Purschwitz (01) sure keeps us on our toes! After picking up a BC Creative Achievement Award, and hosting a joint exhibition at Centre A, she's off designing costumes for Decidedly Jazz Danceworks' (DJD) latest production, Wilds, in Calgary AB. This is her sixth collaboration with DJD.

    Read the Calgary Herald article.

  • 2011-03-23 09:58

    Congratulations to Andrew Dadson (03) and sessional faculty member, Allison Hrabluik, on their shortlist nominations for The Brink Award.

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  • 2011-03-22 13:18

    Featured in the current edition of Canadian Art Magazine are alumni Geoffrey Farmer (92) and Brian Jungen (92) along with 2007 Honorary Doctorate recipient, Wanda Koop.

    An article entitled Geoffrey Farmer: Playing Stateside reviews his first solo exhibition in the United States.

    Brian Jungen: Work in Progress is a feature written by Sarah Milroy that provides the reader with an inside look at Brian’s past and current art practise.

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