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Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design

Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and a Badge
April 20, 2007
Vol. V, p. 137

Badge of the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design

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Blazon

Badge

A Javanese monkey sejant affronty Azure holding a billet Argent;


Symbolism

Badge

The monkey is a reference to Emily Carr’s pet, Woo, and therefore to the Institute’s namesake. The rectangle represents a piece of paper, a computer screen and hence multi-media as well as a mirror, referring to the idea that artists hold a mirror up to the world.