Ron Burnett likes to say how Emily Carr “kicks above its weight.” It may sound like uncommon talk from a president of an art school. Yet, Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver is a key focal point for one of British Columbia’s strongest and fastest growing sectors, its creative industries. And now, with Emily Carr’s move in 2017 from Granville Island to a new campus a few kilometres away in the False Creek Flats neighbourhood, lying just south by … Continued
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Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the launch of our first Kadenze program. Launching today, Kadenze brings to life an online learning platform purpose-built for the arts and creative technologies. Kadenze pairs world-class instructors with a digital platform specifically created to support an online arts-based curriculum. Read more…..
On Friday, April 24, 2015, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson and Dr. Ron Burnett, President + Vice Chancellor, were joined by students, faculty, staff and alumni to mark the start of design and construction of a new campus for the only specialized post-secondary institution in BC offering programs in design, media arts and visual arts. Read more…
MARSHA LEDERMAN | VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail | Published Wednesday, Apr. 08 2015, 9:29 PM EDT The plan is to create a flexible, futuristic and collaborative experience for Emily Carr’s students, and a space that will serve as a crossroads between East Vancouver and the rest of the city, as well as the university and the public – and become a catalyst in reshaping the area known as The Flats. Read more…..
Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close and move toward the final stages before groundbreaking and the building of a new campus for Emily Carr University. VANCOUVER – The construction of a new home for Emily Carr University of Art + Design took another step forward yesterday, with the signing of a contract between Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners. Read more…
Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters British Columbia and Canada Makes are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement on additive manufacturing. The announcement was made at the Material Matters 3D Printing Forum, held Thursday January 29, 2015. “CME BC welcomes these partnerships between public and private institutions as a way of helping BC manufacturing,” said Marcus Ewert-Johns, CME BC Vice-President. “Additive manufacturing is quickly becoming key to innovation for manufacturers and CME … Continued
The first Satellite Studios for Teens to run outside the Lower Mainland is now officially a reality. Emily Carr University will offer the program in both the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The studios will offer the student a challenging and creative curriculum that emphasizes collaboration, creative communication, critical analysis and design thinking. Read more…
Rogers I-BEAM I-BEAM is a partnership between Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Rogers, and the City of Vancouver to create a street level cellphone tower design solution that would meet the explosive growth in demand for cellphone bandwidth in a way that is appealing to city residents. Download the pdf report Emily Carr SIM (Rogers I-Beam)
Collusion is a Firefox Add-On developed by Mozilla that visualizes who is tracking you on-line. Data tracking is pervasive and is happening without the knowledge or consent of Internet users. In this project, researchers from Emily Carr redesigned and implemented changes to the Collusion Add-On so the complex data becomes visually elegant and easy to comprehend. Download the pdf report Emily Carr SIM (Mozilla Collusion)
Using Interaction Design to boost compliance. The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has made hand sanitization compliance a priority, yet the goal of 100% has not been reached. An Emily Carr 3rd year Communication Design class was asked to consider the problem and suggest solutions. Two solutions were selected for implementation: an innovative print-based campaign and an interactive solution. Download the pdf report Emily Carr HDL (VCH HH)