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Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Vancouver, British Columbia
Confirmation of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
August 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 332

Badge of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design

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A Javanese monkey sejant affronty Azure holding a billet Argent;



The monkey is a reference to Emily Carr’s pet, Woo, and therefore to the University’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.