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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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U of A researchers work to make COVID-19 recommendations simple and understandable

U of A design professor Gillian Harvey worked with Alberta Health Services' harm reduction team to create easy-to-understand COVID-19 information...

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Art & Design grad the creative force behind new LEGO® line

Not only does Art & Design alumna Park Laura Perron (BDes, ‘16) get paid to play with LEGO, she is a designer on one of their latest product lines,...

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Art’s role in inspiring thoughtful conversations about the coronavirus pandemic

In an attempt to combat inaccurate and misleading information, Caulfield has teamed up with two other U of A academics – his brother, Timothy, a...

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Global conflict never far away, Iranian student says

New Art & Design graduate Asal Andarzipour found herself in a leadership role at the U of A and in the local Iranian community in the wake of the...

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Convocation ‘20: Asal Andarzipour

As a student who has traveled around the globe from Iran to America to Canada in pursuit of an education, Asal Andarzipour, who will graduate with...

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Convocation ‘20: Anna Chakravorty

Art & Design graduate student Anna Chakravorty’s research uses augmented reality (AR) to help arachnophobes overcome their fear of spiders.