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  • 2011-09-06 12:08

    CSA Space presents Awake in Mt. Pleasant, an exhibition by Associate Professor Arni Haraldsson.

    Since the eighties Arni Haraldsson has amassed a vast collection of found imagery from various religious publications such as Awake! and Plain Truth that were made available to him while strolling in his neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Haraldsson clipped the photographic images from these publications and assorted them into various categories ... Awake in Mt. Pleasant can be seen as an unorthodox portrait of the artist's neighbourhood. Guest curated by Alex Pensato.

    CSA Space
    September 9 - October 9, 2011
    Opening Reception | Friday, September 9, 6-9pm

  • 2011-08-31 14:58

    The Fair at the PNE, in partnership with the Port Metro Vancouver, is excited to bring back Container Art for a third year. This year’s expanded Container Art Exhibit will be themed around the Port and our daily lives. Throughout history, ports around the world have been chronicled through works by local artists, so don’t miss this exciting urban, adaptive art exhibit from the most innovative talents of the local artscape. Experience several different and contemporary works displayed through this new internationally acclaimed medium.

  • 2011-08-29 08:55

    221A Artist Run Centre is pleased to present I <3 CANADA & CANADA <3 ME, a project that brings together recent multi-disciplinary work by alumni Roya Akbari ('11), Golboo Amani ('10), Chun Hua Catherine Dong ('11), Manolo Lugo ('07), Pirouz Nemati, Emilio Rojas, and Ikbal Singh ('07).

  • 2011-08-29 08:49

    The Port Moody Art Centre, Plum Gallery & Scotiabank present an exhbition by Phyllis Schwartz ('10) Street Dance: A Record of Public Performances, Part 1,  images inspired by anonymous people in our urban environment


    Port Moody Art Centre
    September 15 - October 29, 2011
    Opening Reception | September 15, 6-8pm
    Artist Talk and Storybook Drawing Workshop (16+) | October 1, 2011, 2-4pm

  • 2011-08-25 11:16

    Join Associate Professor Randy Lee Cutler at the Vancouver Art Gallery's Surrealism Salon 1 for a talk that explores the surrealist enterprise and its relation to the scientific culture, ideas and methods. The lecture will be followed by an open discussion led by UBC philosophy professor Dominic Lopes.

    This is the first in a series of events that are part of the Vancouver Art Gallery's Surrealism study group.

    Vancouver Art Gallery
    Tuesday, September 6, 2011 |7-9pm

  • 2011-08-25 10:24

    Vancouver-based Storypanda and Jostle have recently been chosen as two of the top 15 technology startups in Canada by a distinguished panel of Silicon Valley investors and influencers. The companies were selected to present at this year’s GROW Conference.

    Although the two companies develop wildly different products – one sells enterprise collaboration software, the other is targeted at kids and their parents – they do have an interesting commonality: both product design teams are spearheaded by grads of Emily Carr's inaugural year (2008) of the Masters of Applied Arts program!

  • 2011-08-23 09:18

    Western Canada's digital media sector will receive a major boost thanks to federal funding through Western Economic Diversification Canada. This investment will help Graphics Animation and New Media NCE Inc. (GRAND) improve technology transfer and research commercialization. The announcement took place at the first annual Design Thinking UnConference held at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, August 19, 2011.

  • 2011-08-18 12:09

    On August 1, former Emily Carr student Molly Templeton was named Director of Talent & Audience Development for My Damn Channel (MDC).  In this newly-created position, Molly will sign, develop and produce new video creators for and its distribution network of partner sites and further develop its audience through social media, YouTube and the MDC community.   MDC is the leading entertainment studio and distributor of original videos including original comedy series and branded entertainment, with over 50 million unique monthly visitors.

  • 2011-08-17 12:43

    '02 alum Sonny Assu is our Featured Alumni. Find out what he's been up to since graduation. And, plan to see one of his eight (!) upcoming exhibitions.

    If you'd like to be considered for an Featured Alumni profile, please contact Ehren Seeland.

  • 2011-08-17 09:47

    A selection of works by sessional faculty members Howard Ursuliak and Stephen Waddell are included in the group exhibition Spaces of the City at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, running through September 5, 2011.

    This exhibition was organized by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography from works in their collection and presents photographers who have approached the urban landscape through the colour photograph.

    Ursuliak and Waddell are represented by the Monte Clark Gallery in Toronto and Vancouver.

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