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Reconciliation – Visual Communications 2010 Graduation Show

Reconciliation Invite Image

Reconciliation Invite Image

It seems Medicine Hat Media has been left out of the Visual Communications graduation show media release for the second year in a row. This is the last time we will advertise for them! Just kidding… or am I?

The exhibition for the graduation show is open daily between April 3-12 from 9:30AM and 4:30PM in the Medicine Hat College’s main lobby. The reception happens on Friday, April 9th, at 7:00PM, which coincides with The Children’s Hour that starts up at 7:30PM on the 9th.

I have received an invitation through my place of employment for the grad show, but it does not give too much information about what you can expect by attending the show. So judging by their website, reconcilehere.ca, it looks as though there are drawings, paintings, photographs, graphic design and perhaps sculptures.

The branding for the grad show¬† is done again with a straight Helvetica type face. The website is a minimalistic WordPress theme, which unlike past years, allows everyone with access to the back-end of it to log in and upload their own photos. The website allows users to “Reconcile“, whereby the user can post any reconciliations they have, which will then automatically be posted to the website. I posted one:

I am a sad panda that this website was not submitted to http://www.medicinehatmedia.com to raise awareness for the reception!
-Sean

I hope this years graduation show is not advertised to be environmentally friendly, like last year’s Lost & Found show, whose organizers purchased huge amounts of corrugated cardboard to be connotative of the theme, which was probably just thrown out afterwards.

The reception should be host to food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, music and dancing. Come down, check some art, hear some music and get your fill of food.

Recap:

Exhibition: April 3-12, 9:30AM to 4:30PM.
Reception: April 9, 7:00PM.
Website: http://www.reconcilehere.ca/
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000676847163

Past Viscom Grad Show Websites:

2009 Grad Show: http://www.lost-and-found.ca/
2008 Grad Show: http://vaughnroyko.com/archive/squareshow/

User Comments

3 Responses to “Reconciliation – Visual Communications 2010 Graduation Show”

  1. April 8th, 2010 at 3:42 PM


    Vaughn says:

    I think there’s some great work being put into the website itself. Customized Javascript-based effects and a unique WordPress theme to match the aesthetics of the branding and show – very nice!

  2. April 9th, 2010 at 9:26 PM


    Vaughn says:

    Mad props to Thomas DiNinno, Rene Jakubowski and Kristian Jungk for the sweetest work and portfolios in the show.

  3. April 9th, 2010 at 11:07 PM


    Sean says:

    Definitely think Andrea Denton’s portfolio was cool and one of the strongest displays of website design of the class.

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