Posts by Emily Luce

Exploring Process Workshop

In October, I got to go to Maine College of Art as a visiting artist. It was the perfect time to be there, gorgeous fall days, all that school activity swirling about. I gave a public presentation on the Cardiff/Miller House and had a workshop about design process with the graphic design students. It was…

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The Object is the Event

During the residency in Arnhem, we wanted to take advantage of the ceramics and wood werkplaats, and to respond to students and the school with a new Search & Research. We built a wood-fired oven in a shopping cart, and held an event with the department and our friends in which we made pizzas in…

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In Residence at Arnhem

In Autumn of 2017, Emily was the Designer in Residence in the Department of Product Design at ArtEZ University of the Arts in the Netherlands. Rod joined her in early October.

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Frite Haus

Frite Haus (2017) First of Emily’s designed and printed tent series, sewn in four panels based on the frite cone (food ephemera,) 3-colour serigraph on ultralight ripstop, folds to 8 x 8″ square inspired by frog origami. Printed at ArtEZ Arnhem silk screen shop and sewn in Department of Product Design residency.

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The Year of Weird

After everyone went home from WILD_ _NESS/WEIRD_NESS, Rod and I spent a good amount of time discussing how we might encapsulate the exploration of wildness, wilderness, and weirdness that happened at the Inquiry, in a serious work of our collaboration. The concluding project: dedicate ourselves to witnessing and noticing the weird for one year. This…

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Printing + Folding Practice

Scrolling through summer photos I realize how momentous and full these past months have been. Only a few weeks away from beginning the residency at ArtEZ  for the fall, I wanted to record some of my early progress towards the project I will be working on there, reversible paper houses that fold down to the…

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OTHER/WISE

When the DesignInquiry framers conceived of OTHER/WISE last fall (and/or, for that matter, Rod and I committed to our year of appreciating the weird), we had no idea how much the goings on in American government would warp the focus. Mainly we were thinking about alternative approaches to practice, and how coming at something from…

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hawiicaqḥi

Halfway into our year of appreciating the weird, we present the Sauna/Smokehouse as part of Arrivals + Departures at the Nanaimo Art Gallery’s 40th Anniversary exhibition, a group show on view January 26-March 25. And our next project presented itself days after the opening: a studio. Located on River Road/the Alberni Highway, we’ll have larger more expansive space, big…

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