Education

2018 | BDes Interaction Design, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

2017 | Exchange Program in Interaction Design, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich, Switzerland
2012 | BFA Visual Arts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

Selected Contracts and Work Experience

May 2019 - December 2019 | Visual DesignerIATSE 891, Vancouver

Sept 2018 - May 2019 | Digital Experience DesignerAritzia, Vancouver

July 2018 - August 2018 | UX Designer\ Microsoft News, Vancouver

May 2018 - August 2018 | UX Designer\ Microsoft Garage, Vancouver
September 2017-April 2018 | Product Designer \ Child, Youth and Mental Health Programs at BC Children's Hospital

July - January 2018 | UX Designer \ Telus Digital Labs, Vancouver

April - August 2017 | Web Archiver \ Krisis Journal for Contemporary Philosophy, Amsterdam

February 2017 - Ongoing | Visual Designer \Briteweb Network, Vancouver

January 2017 - May 2018 | Design Researcher \ BC Hydro & Emily Carr, Emily Carr University of Art & Design
September 2016 - December 2016 | Workshop Facilitator \ Human Centred Design Workshops for Health Focused Start-Ups / Businesses, ECU Health Design Lab
July 2016 - September 2016 | Art Director \ Inclusivity in the Classroom Informational Package for Emily Carr Staff & Faculty, ECU Health Design Lab
October 2015 - July 2016 | Graphic Designer \ Polygon Gallery, Vancouver
2013-Present | Co-Founder \ Brick Press, Vancouver


Awards

2018 | IDEA Health Design Award

 

Selected Projects & Exhibitions

October 2019 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery

October 2018 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery
October 2017 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery
October 2016 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery
March 2016 | The New Generation of Interaction Designers at Emily Carr University, ECU, Vancouver
October 2015 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery
June 2015 | Kiosk, Avenue Gallery, Vancouver
February 2015 | Unit Pitt Art Auction, Unit Pitt Gallery, Vancouver
October 2014 | Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver Art Gallery
March 2014 | Away, Sunset Terrace, Vancouver
November 2013 | Bideodromo Finalist Screening, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
October 2013 | Bideodromo International Film Festival, Bilbaoart, Bilbao, Spain
November 2012 | The Automatic Message, VIVO Media Arts Center, Vancouver
September 2012 | New Forms Festival + FIT Opening, Freie International Tankstelle & Goethe Institute, Vancouver
August 2012 | We Could Live Here, Happy New Year, Freie International Tankstelle & Goethe Institute, Vancouver
July 2012 | Cherry Honey, Ecke, Vancouver
November 2011 | Dielate, A-H- Space, Vancouver
February 2011 | Days In, Days Out, VSA Gallery, Vancouver
November 2010 | Shadow Rooms, VSA Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Publications

April 2014 | The Editorial, Montreal, Canada
April 2014 | Stigmart: Videofocus, Paris, France

Other Projects and Participation

 

October 2017 | Guest Speaker at Emily Carr University | Art Book Publication Design and Production Methods with Brick Press | Organized by John Hammond, Associate Professor of Communication Design at ECU 
June 2016 | Design Facilitator for Information+ Workshop | How can information design and data visualization create the shift in perception needed to recognize our city’s water conservation challenge? Organized by Gillian Russell (Independent Curator, PhD candidate in Design, RCA, London) and Katherine Gillieson (Associate Professor, ECU)
2013-Present | Brick Press| A print, design and publishing studio focused on publishing small-run artist books for local and international artists.
2012-2013 | Freie International Tankstelle (Vancouver) & Goethe Institute | A shipping container converted into an exhibition space for local and international artists, Directed by Dida Zende.

© Kelin Kaardal 2020