Peep Show – curious arts

Fab Gallery Peep Show 2014

University of Alberta Bachelor of Design 2014 Graduate Show I had the chance to check out Peep Show, the University of Alberta Bachelor of Design 2014 graduate show this week. I was blown away by the ingenuity, beauty and expanse of ideas that are presented by this class. Visual Communication Design major Kayla Callfas and … Read morePeep Show – curious arts

Fresh Paint – curious arts

Fresh Paint. Provided By U Of A Museums.

Much Knowledge As Julie-Ann Mercer wandered through Fresh Paint: A Snapshot of Painting in Edmonton, an exhibit at the University of Alberta Enterprise Square Galleries, she wondered how she can put into practice what she’s learned throughout her BA in Art History. Fresh Paint has been held over until April 26, 2014. Have you watched … Read moreFresh Paint – curious arts

How Shumaila Hemani discovered Ethnomusicology – curious arts

Shumaila Hemani Performing At I Week 2014 At The University Of Alberta. Photo By Terah Jans.

Following the power of music… I am Shumaila, a second year PhD student in ethnomusicology in the University of Alberta’s Department of Music and I come from Karachi in the Sind province of Pakistan. As a teenager, music was a very close and trustworthy friend during the very difficult moments when society and family pressure … Read moreHow Shumaila Hemani discovered Ethnomusicology – curious arts

Donald and Millar – curious arts

UAlberta artists Liz Ingram and Jason Veldstra represent but a drop in the bucket of a growing number of artists from all over the globe wading into issues of water and sustainability in their creative practice. Post-UAlberta Water Week and as Earth Hour on March 29 approaches, Curious Arts writer Jacques Talbot looks back at … Read moreDonald and Millar – curious arts

Amritha Vaz – curious arts

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Film Composer For film composer and University of Alberta arts alumna Amritha Vaz (‘97 BA, ‘02 LLB), the journey from Edmonton to Hollywood has been like an epic, silver screen score of its own. It began on the violin, with Vaz as a promising B Mus student at the U of A in the early … Read moreAmritha Vaz – curious arts