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Improvisational, multimedia performance art comes to FAB Gallery

Artist Stephanie Patsula blends live performance with digital photography, video, and sound.

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International Education Week Q&A with Aidan Rowe

Meet Aidan Rowe, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art & Design. Earlier this year Aidan was awarded the Dr. Helena Fracchia International Teaching Award for his commitment to international teaching and learning.

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Top 40 Under 40 2020: Michelle Schultz

EDify Magazine has released its annual list of Edmonton's Top 40 under 40, including Michelle Schultz, ‘09 BA (Hons) in the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture.

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Horror in Highlands: A Cold Sweat outdoor art show designed to unnerve

'A Cold Sweat' — a spooky outdoor art show at Lowlands Project Space — features the work of 15 artists from across Alberta, including many Art & Design students and alumni.

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U of A grads named 2020 Western Living Industrial Designers of the Year

University of Alberta graduates Nick Kazakoff and Brendan Gallagher started their industrial design company, onetwosix, out of a garage in 2015. They say their design education taught them to think critically about what their clients need. And now they've been named 2020 Western Living Industrial Designers of the Year.

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FAB Gallery exhibit Patterns Within challenges how we interpret nature

MFA candidate Kathleen Murray’s art blends acrylic painting and woodcarving inspired by the landscapes of Algoma, Ontario

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From building aircrafts to creating art from solid steel

In her FAB Gallery exhibit Formed, Selene Huff’s metal sculptures are inspired by body movement and physical interactions.

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Littoral Zone: turning active user data into works of art

MFA candidate Daniel Evans used five years of his own location tracking data to create prints, 3D sculptures and a virtual reality environment.

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Western Living Industrial Designers of the Year 2020: Onetwosix

Onetwosix’s principals, Nick Kazakoff and Brendan Gallagher, met at the University of Alberta’s near-mythic Industrial Design program.

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Leveraging artistic methods with interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle social and climate justice

Natalie Loveless inducted into the Royal Society of Canada for advances in research-creation.

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Five U of A researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

Leading experts in chemistry, elder care, space physics, behavioural epidemiology and visual culture join the ranks of Canada’s most prestigious scholarly institute.

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University of Alberta design student creates augmented reality game to help cure fear of spiders

The game, created by Masters of Design student Anna Chakravorty, is one step towards a larger goal of assisting patients and therapists in working together remotely

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Nice threads: LRT-themed embroidery stitches together popular Edmonton transportation story

To the list of ways you experience the future of the LRT in Edmonton—debates at City Council, news media stories, editorials, ads, construction, social media commentary, discussion at the dinner table—there is now a piece of embroidery by BDes alum Davis Levine.

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<Immune Nations> Research-Creation at the Intersection of Vaccine Science and Global Health Policy

Department of Art & Design professors Natalie Loveless, Sean Caulfield, and HADVC PhD candidate Vicki Kwon have contributed to an edited journal issue on global vaccination.

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Local designer brings Indigenous designs to runway

Fashion designer Derek Jagodzinsky ('19 MDes) is creating cultural cohesion through a modern clothing line inspired by his Indigenous roots.

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Edmontonia Trading Cards a showcase for local artists, local history

Unique venture features multiple Department of Art & Design contributors

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Explore the unimaginable world of Surrealism in Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism

Steven Harris, Associate Professor in History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, has co-edited a major publication, the Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism.

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Art project aims to make viewers look twice—and think twice—before sharing COVID-19 misinformation

U of A printmaker Sean Caulfield teams up with his brother, pseudoscience debunker Timothy Caulfield, and design professor Sue Colberg, to tackle COVID-19 infodemic.