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  • 2014-11-27 23:46

    Nine Vancouver artists will be exhibiting a one-night media art and live electronic performance event, SKIN, curated and produced by students from VIVO Media Arts Centre's Career Development Mentorship with media artist, Wynne Palmer.

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  • 2014-11-27 13:49

    We're thrilled to announce that Brenna Randlett ('14) has been awarded a Vancouver User Experience Award in the student category for her grad project, Parrot.

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  • 2014-11-26 14:37

    Canada’s largest learn to code initiative: The HTML500 Tour returns! Alumnus Andrew Tsang ('14), HTML 500's graphic designer shares this this amazing opportunity:

    Lighthouse Labs & national partner TELUS are teaming up with 250 amazing tech companies to inspire Canadians to get their code on. In early 2015, more than 2000 Canadians in 4 cities will have the chance to learn basic HTML and CSS, FOR FREE! Over 500 awesome developers will help you create your very own landing pages.You will also have the opportunity to network with amazing employers at the career fair presented by Vancouver Economic Commission and get to unleash the creative coder hidden in you!

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  • 2014-11-25 12:05

    TOQUE is back! Join the Western Front for their annual fundraiser and craft fair on Dec 5 - 6, 2014.

    The event showcases a carefully curated selection of 24 artists, designers and artisans with everything from books, ceramics and jewelry, to artisanal treats, skincare and fashion. Also available is the annual limited-edition tea towel designed this year by artist Casey Wei. Proceeds support Western Front’s year-round art and new music programs.

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  • 2014-11-24 14:52

    A member of the Wuikinuxv Nation, Bracken Hanuse Corlett is a graduate of the Enowkin Centre of Indigenous Art in Penticton and Emily Carr University of Art & Design ('11). He is a multi-disciplinary artist who began first working in theatre and performance prior to transitioning to digital-media and visual arts.

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  • 2014-11-13 20:00

    Continuing Studies instructor and studio technician, Shinsuke Minegishi, is holding a solo exhibition, Resurrection, from November 21, 2014 to January 16, 2015 at Art Beatus (Vancouver). An opening reception will take place on Friday, November 21 from 3 - 6pm.

  • 2014-10-17 13:25

    TEDxVancouver is taking place this week, and along with the usual roster of fantastic speakers, you'll find a number of artworks, including live painting by our talented alumni, students and staff. 

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  • 2014-10-16 07:38

    To be beside yourself. To think of others, besides yourself. To feel outside yourself. We are in interaction with an affective field, the body a surface of intensities, the brain translating these, at times, as emotions or feelings.

    Artworks have the capacity to move us, and artworks contain much that resists interpretation. The ‘emotional turn’ in art might stem from the realization that the experience of the body means something, especially in its connection to the surrounding world – how relations between things, object, beings, and events, assemblages of materials and entities external to ourselves, have potential for sparking new affective relations.

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  • 2014-10-15 17:27

    Continuing Studies instructor and studio technician, Shinsuke Minegishi's ('98) print work will be presented at Art Toronto, the Open Studio Print Sales Gallery. Curated by Astrid Ho, Print Sales Manager and Archivist, this exhibition features original prints by Canadian artists, reflecting the national scope of this contemporary printmaking centre.

  • 2014-10-13 20:00

    A new series of interactive stories made with handcrafted stop-motion is now featured on iTunes as the colourful characters from the popular children’s book series Windy & friends, leap into the virtual world. Created for young children, the 10-part series of interactive story apps will be released throughout the year.

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