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Spring 2017
16 January to 30 March

RÉTROSPECTIVE PIERRE AYOT

Galerie B-312 nominated
Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

Galerie B-312 is pleased to be among the finalists of the Conseil des arts de Montréal 32nd Grand Prix "for its contribution to the retrospective Pierre Ayot, a multi-faceted tribute to this major figure in the history of art in Québec".

13 January to 18 February

Jacinthe Loranger

Ceux qui ont connu un Armageddon savent sûrement qu’il vaut mieux ne pas en créer un autre

Jacinthe Loranger continues her research on still life and vanities by associating the allegories of the brevity of life, death and progressive degradation of flesh with kitsch, fast food and more generally our way of life axed on the consumption. 

13 January to 19 February

SIX PEINTRES

DEUX ÉCOLES, TROIS LIEUX, UNE RENCONTRE
Complexe culturel Guy-Descary
They are six. All in their twenties and thirties. They studied arts at Concordia University and UQAM. They chose painting. The exhibition Six peintres, deux écoles, trois lieux, une rencontre, presented in 2014 at Galerie B-312 and in two other Montréal art centres.
23 November to 8 January

Six peintres

DEUX ÉCOLES, TROIS LEUX, UNE RENCONTRE
Bibliothèque Jacqueline-De Repentigny
They are six. All in their twenties and thirties. They studied arts at Concordia University and UQAM. They chose painting. The exhibition Six peintres, deux écoles, trois lieux, une rencontre, presented in 2014 at Galerie B-312 and in two other Montréal art centres.
Fall 2016
30 November to 19 December

Réstrospective Pierre Ayot 

La croix du mont Royal

Here is an opportunity to see Pierre Ayot’s legendary work, La croix du mont Royal, during its last days. Created in 1976 for the Corridart event and destroyed almost immediately by the Mayor Jean Drapeau’s order, this piece was recreated in 2016 as part of a major retrospective of...

23 November to 8 January

Six peintres

DEUX ÉCOLES, TROIS LIEUX, UNE RENCONTRE
Centre culturel de Verdun

They are six. All in their twenties and thirties. They studied arts at Concordia University and UQAM. They chose painting. The exhibition Six peintres, deux écoles, trois lieux, une rencontre, presented in 2014 at Galerie B-312 and in two other Montréal art centres.

17 November De 17h à 22h

La soirée Belgo 

Fourth edition
Once again, this friendly gathering will highlight the dynamic nature of this hundred-years-old building. As an important axis in contemporary art for many years, the Belgo continues to be the only place in the city where so many galleries and artist-run centres can be visited at a single address.
12 November 14h

Rétrospective Pierre Ayot

Meeting with the curators
Marthe Carrier and Nicolas Mavrikakis

Meet curators Marthe Carrier and Nicolas Mavrikakis at the foot of La croix du mont Royal, by Pierre Ayot, for a discussion about this temporary public artwork. Meet us at Parc Jeanne-Mance at the corner of des Pins and du Parc avenues. 

12 November 12 pm to 5 pm

Bob McKenna

À propos de l'affaire Corridart

Come see À propos de l'affaire Corridart, a documentary produced by Bob McKenna about the events that marked the 1976 Montreal Olympics exhibition. An event that the Mayor of Montréal Jean Drapeau dismantled a few days before the official opening. 

3 November 5:30 pm to 8 pm

UQAM student gratuated evening 

THE BELGO, HIDDEN TREASURE OF VISUAL ARTS

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and the Chair of the Council of Graduates of the Faculty of Arts of UQAM are pleased to invite you to discover a hidden treasure of contemporary visual arts: the Belgo, an important center of contemporary art in Montreal.

15 October to 12 November

SIMON BILODEAU

DE L'AVANT COMME AVANT

Simon Bilodeau is interested in the history of the Belgo building, its various functions and transformations until the arrival of artists then galleries in the 80s to recreate a fictitious space where different temporalities and allocations seem to overlap.

15 October to 12 November

Rétrospective Pierre Ayot

RES IPSA LOQUITUR : les faits parlent d'eux-mêmes

Res Ipsa Loquitur exhibition allows to see the collection of silkscreens of Corridart. Pour la liberté d’expression (1982) created by Graff to finance the appeal filed following the defeat of the lawsuit initiated by Corridart artists against the City of Montréal.

8 October to 20 November

Six peintres

DEUX ÉCOLES, TROIS LIEUX, UNE RENCONTRE
Maison de la culture Rivière-des-Prairies
They are six. All in their twenties and thirties. They studied arts at Concordia University and UQAM. They chose painting. The exhibition Six peintres, deux écoles, trois lieux, une rencontre, presented in 2014 at Galerie B-312 and in two other Montréal art centres.
7 October 5 pm to 7 pm

Rétrospective Pierre Ayot

La Croix du Mont Royal

On Friday October 7, 2016 the inaufuration of Pierre Ayot's La croix du mont Royal takes place. Join us at 5 p.m. for this event at Parc Jeanne-Mance, at the corner of Parc and Pins avenues. 

7 October to 19 December

Rétrospective Pierre Ayot

La Croix du Mont Royal

The work created by Pierre Ayot and Denis Forcier for Corridar will be reassembled. It's a legendary work, unfortunately dismanted too quickly in July 1976. We wiil recreate a replica of this work at the foot of Mount Royal. 

28 September to 7 December

Isabelle Guimond

Peinture et reflet social
Carrefour d'éducation populaire de Pointe-Saint-Charles

For a few years now Galerie B-312 has been partnering with community organizations to promote audience development and a better understanding of contemporary art and its practices.

26 September

Pierre Ayot

LA CROIX DU MONT ROYAL
Press release for immediate distribution

In recent days, we have been witnessing a media whirlwind around the recreation of Pierre Ayot’s La croix du mont Royal originally created in 1976. Having heard several falsities, we would like to hereby summarize the situation.

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.

10 September to 1 November

PIERRE AYOT

La croix du mont Royal
Participate in the recreation of La croix du mont Royal, a legendary work by Pierre Ayot for the event Corridart: a series of eighteen public artworks produced for the 1976 Olympic Games, though disassembled a few hours before the official opening of these Games.
9 September to 8 October

AMÉLIE LAURENCE FORTIN

CENT VINGT-CINQ HEURES
In Cent vingt-cinq heures, Amélie Laurence Fortin proposes an ambitious installation – rich with her own expeditions and research: theoretical, physical and material - putting forward both the performative and contemplative character of the sculptural object.
9 September to 8 October

MATHIEU LATULIPPE

LA CELLULE

Mathieu Latulippe explores the links between the world of medicine and the environment - particularly the romantic conception of well-being and health care and its relation to architecture, landscape and nature.

1 September to 29 November

Magali Babin

FAIRE—VOIR—EXPLORER

RESERVED FOR SENIORS! Are you curious and interested in images and spatial perceptions of the environment that surrounds us? In collaboration with Action Centre-Ville, Galerie B-312 is pleased to offer an opportunity to introduce you to a variety of artistic practices.

Summer 2016
11 August

naakita feldman-kiss

Toward Be/Longing: a compilation of Craigslist Missed Connections
Les Territoires

naakita feldman-kiss is a media art and performance artist. Her practice focuses on the impact of technology on social interactions, sharing culture and different forms of oral tradition. 

14 July to 13 August

Chercher des personnes, des lieux ou d’autres choses

Les Territoires

This summer, Galerie B-312 is very happy to welcome the artist run-centre Les Territoires for an exhibition. Chercher des personnes, des lieux ou d’autres choses brings together four emerging artists from outside Québec.

Spring 2016
15 June 17h à 19h

GUILLAUME LA BRIE AND RENÉE LAVAILLANTE

Téléportation / Une archéologie du dessin
Bookshop Le Port de tête

Galerie B-312 is pleased to invite you to the double launch of Téléportation and Renée Lavaillante, une archéologie du dessin, respectively edited by Galerie B-312 and Occurence and Sagamie centres. 

28 April to 29 April

Geneviève Rocher

FAIRE—VOIR—EXPLORER

We invite you to come and take a look at our latest workshop with the members of Action centre-Ville. This season, Geneviève Rocher introduced the participants to an exploration of collage, decoupage and photography approach. 

16 April to 7 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.

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.

 

13 February —14h

Mathieu Cardin

Il n'en est rien

The artist Mathieu Cardin will be present to meet with you as of 2 pm. In addition, do not miss your chance to see the exhibition Il n'en est rien, ending this Saturday, February 13 at 5 pm.

4 February —7 pm to 10 pm

La soirée Belgo

Third edition
Once again, this friendly gathering will highlight the dynamic nature of this hundred-years-old building. As an important axis in contemporary art for many years, the Belgo continues to be the only place in the city where so many galleries and artist-run centres can be visited at a single address.
2 February to 4 April

GENEVIÈVE ROCHER

FAIRE—VOIR—EXPLORER
RESERVED FOR SENIORS! Are you curious and interested in images and spatial perceptions of the environment that surrounds us? In collaboration with Action Centre-Ville, Galerie B-312 is pleased to offer an opportunity to introduce you to a variety of artistic practices.
22 January to 23 January

Caroline Boileau

FAIRE—VOIR—EXPLORER

We invite you to come and take a look at our latest workshop with the members of Action centre-Ville. This season, Caroline Boileau introduced the participants to performance approach and contexts. 

15 January to 13 February

MATHIEU CARDIN

Il N'EN EST RIEN
For this occasion, Mathieu Cardin tranformed the space of Galerie B-312. The architecture of the installation, among other things, its counter and its illuminated sign, immerses the visitor into a commercial context where everything has been contemplated to highlight the objects for sale.
Fall 2015
23 December to 14 January

Mathieu Cardin 

Artist in residence

During the 2015 winter period, Galerie B-312 is pleased to offer its space to the artist Mathieu Cardin in the context of a free residency. The result of this residency will be on view starting January 15, 2016 with the exhibition Il n'en est rien.

19 November to 19 December

THOMAS KNEUBÜHLER

LAND CLAIM
Thomas Kneubühler addresses the problem of mining exploitation in the northern region of Quebec. By photographing the headquarters of these companies based in Switzerland while their operating site is in Quebec, he questions the controversial issue of land ownership.

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