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Automne 2021
1 October
Le top quatre des expositions à voir en Amérique
La 17e édition de Momenta à Montréal

Le choix de Frieze : Momenta Quand la nature ressent, une des quatre expositions à ne pas manquer cet automne en Amérique.
C'est l'expo de Chloë Lum et Yannick Desranleau qui a été retenue pour annoncer les quatres expos. 
Bravo à Chloë et Yannick !
Félicitations à toute l'équipe...

25 September
On en parle dans le Devoir
Momenta : la nature là où vous ne l'attendez pas

À lire dans le Devoir du 26 septembre 2021, une critique de Marie-Ève Charron, Momenta : La nature là où vous ne l'attendez pas
« Si, rendu là, cette biennale n’a pas réussi à vous faire sentir et ressentir, analyser loin des a priori, il faudra aller à la galerie B-312. Le travail de Chloë Lum et de...

Spring 2021
20 February
Les isolés : renversements tordus
A report by Jérôme Delgado

Jérôme Delgado wrote an article in Le Devoir on the exhibition Les isolés, of Mathieu Lévesque, presented until March 20, 2021.

7 February to 28 March

MARTIN BEAUREGARD—KARINE FRÉCHETTE—GABRIEL LEDOUX

Les nouveaux mouvements | Galerie d'art Desjardins de Drummondville
Exhibition postponed: new dates to be confirmed

En tant que directeurs de centres d’artistes provenant de Montréal et de Rouyn-Noranda et commissaires invités à la Galerie d’art Desjardins à Drummondville, Marthe Carrier et Matthieu Dumont ont choisi de creuser cette triangulation : comment se vit et se déploie l’art actuel dans nos régions ?

Spring 2020
15 February 1: 30 pm

Breathing—AN ENCOUNTER

Discussion Panel

As part of the Breathing exhibition, Galerie B-312 invites you to a discussion panel with the curator Yan Zhou and artists Alexandre David, Mireille Lavoie and Yam Lau. 

 

9 February —15h

TRAGHETTO

PIÈCES ANATOMIQUES ET HISTORIQUES ET INQUIÉTANTES
Sound and Vocal Performance

Galerie B-312 hosts the Traghetto collective. Composed of Vincent Barras, medical historian and sound art specialist, and Jacques Demierre, pianist and composer, they will together produce sound and vocal performances. 

9 January to 15 February

JEAN-FRANÇOIS CÔTÉ—ALEXANDRE DAVIDDONG DAWEI—REN JIE—YAM LAU—MIREILLE LAVOIE—LI MING—ZHANG QINGFAN—XU TAN—ZHANG XIAO

Breathing

Originally from China and based in Toronto for six years now, the curator Yan Zhou proposes Breathing, a search and creation project bringing together Chinese and Canadian artists. The project addresses environmental, political, economic and social concerns resulting from the smog phenomenon.

9 January to 15 February

BREATHING

ABOUT PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Learn more about works and artists of the Breathing exhibition. 

Fall 2019
13 September 19h à 22h

eXcentrer

Launching

eXcentrer's curators Marthe Carrier, Stéphanie Chabot, Emmanuelle Choquette and Émilie Granjon, directors of Galerie B-312, Skol, Arprim and Circa invite you to this singular event which takes place from September 2019 to May 2020 at the Galerie d'art Desjardins de Drummondville.

13 September to 27 October

MATHIEU CARDIN — CHARLES-ANTOINE BLAIS MÉTIVIER — CYNTHIA DINAN-MITCHELL — KRISTI ROPELESKI

Dans l'intimité du leurre
eXcentrer

The trompe-l’œil is nested in the time of emergence, the time where the surprise effect leads us to poetic contemplation. It is part of a bitter-sweet seduction strategy motivated by a double game of illusion and disillusionment, truth and falsehood. The exhibition Dans l’intimité du leurre...

Spring 2019
19 January to 2 March

La Vitrine

Atelier Daigneault | Schofield

Since 2004 Michel Daigneault and Stephen Schofield have offered the showcases of their studio on Rachel street to fellow artists to present their work. Artists occupy the windows for a two-month period and have used the space in a wide range of ways such as an exhibition or installation space.

19 January to 2 March

Lisa Duroux

Shibari O'O'
Conversations. Montréal | Lyon

For her first solo exhibition in Montreal, Lisa Duroux will occupy the showcases of Daigneault and Schofield’s studio with a new series of ceramic sculptures. The Japanese word shibari evokes the idea of captivity and a certain treatment of materiality.

17 January to 2 March

CONVERSATIONS 

MONTRÉAL | LYON
PART II

Conversations Montréal | Lyon was initiated by curators Marthe Carrier and Chloé Grondeau and spearheaded by Galerie B-312 in Montreal. It has since become an avenue of exchange between Lyon and Montreal, with a particular emphasis on showcasing the local art scene in each city.

Fall 2018
30 October

TRAGHETTO

INTERPRETING BARDEM INTERPRETING
Followed by Voicing through Saussure

Galerie B-312 is pleased to welcome Traghetto, a Swiss duo who presents two sound poetry performances Interpreting BarDem Interpreting and Voicing through Saussure

Spring 2018
10 May to 16 June

Richard Deschênes

LES ATOMISTES

Richard Deschênes creates enigmatic images proposing a reflection on time, duration and sublimation of the banal, while also giving his works a poetic dimension. Between drawing and paintings, the artworks of Les Atomistes cannot be easily deciphered.

Spring 2017
13 April 17h à 19h

Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe

FAIRE—VOIR—EXPLORER

We invite you to come and take a look at our last workshop with the members of Action Centre-Ville. This season, it is Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe’s turn to invite a dozen of participants to explore contemporary art through assemblage of objects and performance.

9 March

STATUER

Les figures du socle
Partie II
3 March to 8 April

Statuer

Les figures du socle
Partie II

The first part of Statuer. Les figures du socle was recently presented at Action Art Actuel artist-run centre (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu). With new artists and strictly pre-existing works, the second part take place at Galerie B-312. 

Fall 2016
22 September to 5 March

Rétrospective Pierre Ayot

The venues

The event Pierre Ayot is a retrospective offering different perspectives on the practice of Pierre Ayot. This fall, take the opportunity to see several works, some never shown before, of this significant artist in the art history of Quebec.

Spring 2016
25 February to 2 April

ANNIE DESCÔTEAUX

VISTA

Annie Descôteaux employs the technique of cutting. Although her first works were narrative, she gradually turned to a more formal research, expressing her attraction to pure lines, yet without neglecting the figure.

 

Spring 2014
10 May to 21 June

steve debruyn

DÉCONTRACTANT GÉNÉRAL

Steve DeBruyn offers works that revive popular culture, in what is colourful, patched, alive and moving. To make his large-scale sculptural spaces, he employs techniques and materials usually associated with the field of construction and renovation and overturns them. 

7 May —10 am to 5 pm

Hexagram | CIAM

Syncretic Transcodings 4
Seminar

Academics, artists and members of Hexagram | CIAM participating in this two-part international seminar will question the forces of transformation occurring at the limits of matter, be they physical, residual, biological or electronic. 

20 February to 29 March

Sylvia Doebelt—Jacinthe Lessard-L—Yusuke Nishimura—Frederick Vidal

Blue Skies and Cats

The artists' investigations shed light on the paradoxes of photography: between verisimilitude and hoax, between documentary and staging, between snapshot and temporal compression.-Some propositions bear witness to the physical limits of the medium.

Fall 2013
7 September to 5 October

Véronique Ducharme

Encounters
As part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

Véronique Ducharme uses a hunting camera triggered when it detects movement or heat. You could say that this is a type of animal photography where animals produce ghoslty images devoid of human presence. 

Fall 2012
11 October to 10 November

Chloé Desjardins

Quelque chose

Mainly executed with molding technique, Chloé Desjardins's work raises questions about the object's and artwork's nature and status through an iconography relating to the packaging and the content/container polarity.

6 September to 6 October

Rosalie D. Gagné

Réseau

Taking the form of an immersive installation made up of five luminous objects interconnected with each other, Rosalie D. Gagné's installation forms a complex tangle that recalls a neurons network. 

Spring 2012
22 February —7 pm

Manon De Pauw

Artists' Outlook

For more than a decade, Manon De Pauw's work in video installation, photography and performance has been regularly shown at exhibitions, events and festivals in Canada and abroad.

28 January to 4 February

20 years—A year of celebration

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

To mark the 20 years of Galerie B-312 differently, about twenty artists gather and offer us an unprecedented way to access and share art.Jusqu’à épuisement des stocks/While Supplies/Last is a collective project of contextual art on USB key.

Fall 2011
27 August to 2 October

Galerie B-312' 20th anniversary

A year of celebration
Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Consisting of 27 works, this event highlights the dynamism and versatility of Galerie B-312, which has become, over time, a reference on the Montréal’s contemporary art scene. 

Spring 2010
7 May to 29 May

Pour l'art

A fundraising exhibition at Galerie B-312

Every year, Galerie B-312 invites you to support the activities of the centre by acquiring a work of art. Thus, you directly support the dissemination, recognition and the impact of current artistic practices.

8 January to 6 February

KAREN CAMPBELL AND ROBBIN DEYO

Distant Dialogue

Both artists employ a writing system that have become their drawing instrument: Campbell writes freehand or with a stamp while Deyo uses the countless possibilities of the spirograph.

Spring 2009
27 March to 18 April

Pour l'art

A fundraising exhibition at Galerie B-312

Every year, Galerie B-312 invites you to support the activities of the centre by acquiring a work of art. Thus, you directly support the dissemination, recognition and the impact of current artistic practices.

22 January

CHANTAL DUMAS and HÉLÈNE PRÉVOST

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

We are invited to the Jeudi tout ouïe event but there you go, there will be walls everywhere. And we cannot pierce them, nor shoot them down. It's very annoying. Since we know this, a question has becom important to us : how does sound work ?

Fall 2008
14 November to 13 December

YOSHIAKI KAIHATSU

Japanada

Yoshiaki Kaihatsu’s installation continues his longstanding material approach that works with waste or garbage as construction material. He has recently been producing environments constructed and altered by the accumulation of Styrofoam packing material.

14 November to 13 December

RAPHAËLLE DE GROOT

Le moment de la déprise

Each time, the works of Raphaëlle de Groot leave behind various kinds of objects that she conserves meticulously. For this exhibition, day after day, the artist will devote her time to cutting, dissecting, crumbling, disintegrating and pulverizing these objects.

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