Emily Carr University at British Columbia Booth for SIGGRAPH 2014

Emily Carr University of Art + Design will be represented at the British Columbia booth for SIGGRAPH 2014 being held this August 12 – 14 in Vancouver. The booth is a partnership between the Government of British ColumbiaCreative BC, and the  British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC). Please visit here for full details on our participation.

Blurred Lines
Exhibition in the Concourse Gallery, August 9th 8pm-11pm
Blurred Lines is the art exhibition for Expressive ’14: a conference co-located with SIGGRAPH, merging Computational Aesthetics, Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, and Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modelling. Blurred Lines refers to a line quality seen in Non-Photorealistic Rendering (NPR), and to the sometimes ambiguous nature of author in artworks that use computer-run algorithms to generate all or some of their content.
SIM Centre + GrowLab: New spring cohort, new BCIC partnership

The SIM Centre will be launching a new phase of our partnership with Vancouver-based accelerator GrowLab, starting in March, 2014, with the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) as a new partner. Working with Faculty lead Haig Armen, five Emily Carr students will form an innovative design research team at GrowLab’s headquarters that will focus on developing a new methodology for connecting design to startup companies.

Advancements in HFR, S3D, UltraHD and the immersive experience

The S3D Centre is a national centre of excellence dedicated to advancing the art and technology of stereo 3D, advanced imaging and immersive media topics through applied research, skills development and event outreach.

Mozilla Lightbeam Launches!

The Social + Interactive Media (SIM) Centre at Emily Carr University of Art + Design teamed up with the Mozilla Foundation to improve the visualization design of Lightbeam, an experimental add - on for Firefox that allows you to see the third parties that have connected themselves to your online activity. This research project is led by Associate Professor Amber Frid-Jimenez with a design team including Sabrina Ng, Joakim Sundal and Heather Tsang.  More about Lightbeam

ISEA2015 to be held in Vancouver

ISEA is one of the world’s most prominent international arts and technology events, bringing  together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions applying new technologies in art, interactivity, and electronic and digital media.

Shared Space: A Sound Dampening Installation for the PHSA

On October 3rd, 2013 Emily Carr students and the Health Design Lab hosted a co-creation workshop for over 130 employees of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) as research towards the design of a sound dampening installation for the atrium of their office space.

Next S3D Event: The VFX of Godzilla, June 5

The Canadian 3D Society and the S3D Centre at Emily Carr invites you to The VFX of “Godzilla”, presented by MPC Vancouver Thursday June 5th from 6 – 9pm at Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s MOCAP studio. Admission is $5, reserve your spot today! We are in for a real treat with Sepp Sonntag, Environment Supervisor and Ken Beauchamp, MPC Lead FX Technical Director at MPC for a behind the scenes look at the VFX of Godzilla.



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