Crudités | Svava Tergesen

Svava Tergesen |

Crudités disseminates a vision of hybridity by altering the identities of everyday food objects. The once familiar connotations of foods are stripped away, opening up a space for the object to be determined as a material in and of itself.

Svava Tergesen is an interdisciplinary artist based on the unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. Through a confluence of sculptural, still-life and collage techniques, Svava’s work speaks to themes of identity, the body, psycho-spiritual perception and disability.

Music in my Eyes I Silas Ng

Music in My Eyes,” investigates how the term sound can be experienced as a deaf person. This work is a response to music, specifically classical music, and the difference between how those who use sign language and those who use spoken language, who can also hear the music, grasp the idea or emotion behind the music. The term sound is understood in sign language by using the sign on-ear to explain the sound can be heard with the ear; however, how it is interpreted as an actual sound can only be understood by people who live in the world of sound. It does not mean the deaf people will not be able to experience sound or they lack their own musical culture. Deaf culture enjoys music that involves specific instruments, like a drum or electric music from dubstep, percussive instruments that can be felt as much as they can be heard. The music is played at a very loud volume, and the high decibel sound waves create vibrations that people feel traveling into their bodies as musical energy.


Silas Ng (b.1997) is an emerging artist based on the unceded territories of Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. His photography and multi-disciplinary works explore his life experience and identities as Deaf Canadian-born Chinese to discover how his life merged into three different worlds.

Ponderous, I | Stefan Johnson

Ponderous, I (2019)

Transparent balloons, water, toner prints, string


A gift: to be held, to hold, to bear, to bestow.

A body: within, without, amongst, against.

An occasion unlike any other.

I am sorry and I love you.



Stefan Johnson is an emerging artist currently based on the unceded lands of the Squamish, Musqeum, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. His work straddles the lines of photography, sculpture and installation in order to rediscover the objectness of the photographic medium in this new, digitized world. In a similar manner, his work explores the multiplicity of identities that make up the Self, in order to unearth portions of his own, queer, identity.

Madeleine Althammer

In my earlier years at school, I focused mostly on my photography, only working on other projects when the time permitted. However, in the last year at Emily Carr University, I began to seriously work on combining my love for photography and writing. I had started combining the two a few years prior, in my personal time, but had not developed it much further. This first book (after many, many years of editing, and the three subsequent ones that I developed during my time at EC, can now be found below or by clicking on the ‘shop’ link on my website. (Link above) You can also find a preview of each book by clicking on the images below and selecting ‘preview’. (Redirect to Blurb)