Emilie Crewe - Artist

Emilie Crewe (she/her | b. 1987, Québec City, Canada — raised in Pittsburgh, PA, USA) is an interdisciplinary artist based on unceded land known colonially as Vancouver, Canada. Her artwork often takes the form of multi-channel + single-channel video, installation, and new media. She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University. Her work is exhibited internationally in galleries, museums, artist-run centres, experimental film/video festivals, and as public art.

Christopher Jung - Creative Technologist

Christopher Jung is a second generation Canadian with parents from Honduras and Germany. Chris works in disparate mediums that include painting, circuitry, coding and sound. He earned a masters degree in Applied Arts (2016) and a diploma in Engineering Design and Technology (2005). As an artist, art educator and graphic designer, his work revolves around Latin American commodities using hybrid techniques to portray his mixed culture and the diaspora experienced as a Latino in Canada. You can find him leading educational programming at New Media Gallery or see some of his film posters like The Rankin File: Legacy of a Radical or Jean Swanson: We Need a New Map at local documentary festivals.

Area 58 Innovation - Fabrication & Installation

Creators of Unique Fabricated Objects: @area58 we collaborate with Artists, Engineers, Consultants, Architects, Business Owners, Interior Designers, Contractors and City Planners on projects including public & private art fabrication, feature walls, custom light fixtures and submarines.

City of New Westminster

This project was commissioned by the City of New Westminster via an open call process for the municipality’s first-ever Artist-Initiated public artwork.  Through a multi-stage selection process, Friction Ridge, was chosen by a jury of artists, arts professionals and community members.

*Special thanks to Quyen Hoang; Public & Community Art Coordinator @ The City of New Westminster

Interact with the project, Friction Ridge, at https://frictionridge.cyclic.app/


The City of New Westminster is located on the sacred unceded and unsurrendered land of the Halkomelem speaking peoples.
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contact the artist at emiliecrewe@gmail.com