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Fall 2014
9 October to 15 November

Charles Guilbert

LES DEHORS

Charles Guilbert draws only human silhouettes, inhabited by the strange desire to exhaust that already exhausted figure. By drawing the human figure repeatedly, he juggles with two contradictory desires: that of sealing an archi-known image and that of dissolving it for good.

4 October —5:30 pm

Jean-Pierre Gauthier 

ORCHESTRE À GÉOMÉTRIE VARIABLE
Performance and publication release

As part of the Orchestre à géométrie variable exhibition, Jean-Pierre Gauthier gives a performance employing objects of his installation.This short presentation will be followed by the launch of an extraordinary publication produced as part of the Prix Louis-Comtois.

5 September to 4 October

Jean-Pierre Gauthier

Orchestre à géométrie variable

Jean-Pierre Gauthier offers us a real programmable orchestra made up of a series of string instruments and percussion instruments that deliver true musical performances of varying durations and musical influences.

4 September to 4 October

Jean-Pierre Gauthier

Orchestre à géométrie variable
Guided Tours

We are pleased to inform you that guided tours are offered to the public for the duration of Jean-Pierre Gauthier Orchestre à géométrie variable exhibition. We invite you to discover the artist's production in a dynamic framework based on discovery, questioning and dialogue.

Été 2014
6 August to 4 September

Jean-Pierre Gauthier

Artist in residence

Throughout the month of August, Galerie B-312 welcomes Jean-Pierre Gauthier in residence. This period of work will allow him to set up an impressive sound installation in situ, yours to discover during the opening of the Orchestre à géométrie variable exhibition.

Spring 2014
14 June —2 pm

Galerie HOP de Montréal

Guided Tours

Take advantage of free guided tours and talks offered at various galleries and art institutions in the city.

10 May to 21 June

HeHe

Nuage Vert

The collective HeHe, composed of Helen Evans and Heiko Hansen, designes surprising hybrid machines that are at times oversized.Their projects are often the result of highly sophisticated processes that involve scientists and specialists. 

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. 

12 April to 3 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.

 

5 April

Sylvie Cotton

Tête-à-tête | côte-à-côte | nez-à-nez
Performance

Continuing her series In Conversation, Sylvie Cotton presents tête-à-tête | côte-à-côte | nez-à-nez, a trilogy of two-part actions. Exchanges where identity, life and work experiences, have served as anchors and the reuniting of one and the other.

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.

29 January —7 pm

Six peintres—Deux écoles—Trois lieux—Une rencontre

Discussion Panel

An encounter to expand on the concerns raised by the project Six peintres—Deux écoles—Une rencontre, we invite you to a round table discussion bringing together artists, curators, Lilian Rodriguez and Louise Déry. 

10 January to 15 February

Brendan Flanagan—Isabelle Guimond—Jenna Meyers—Corri-Lynn Tetz—Noémie Weinstein—Gabrielle Lajoie-Bergeron

six peintres—deux écoles—trois lieux—une rencontre

To begin the 2014 season, Galerie B-312 invites you to an exhibition bringing together six graduates of Concordia University and UQAM from the Master’s of Visual Arts program. All have chosen painting.

Fall 2013
14 November to 14 December

Marianne Pon-Layus

Les petites filles te détestent

In these frescoes, Marianne Pon-Layus represents herself embodying a variety of characters. By bringing fine variations to each of her self-representations, she takes away from the simple self-portrait to multiply it into a series of avatars. 

14 November to 14 December

Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe

Pas d’chicane dans ma cabane !

Combining sculpture, installation, video and performance, Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe explores the interaction between memory and culture, the transformation and transmission of traditions in relation to his grandparents. 

14 November —6:30 pm

Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe

La berçante et le rouleux
Performance

The performance La berçante et le rouleux adapts the life stories of Rita Tinker, Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe's grandmother, creating a kind of historic reconstruction.The performers employ various items such as a rocking chair, a tire, pyjamas and candy.

17 October

Karine Fréchette

Dissimulations
Guided Tour

Our team is pleased to offer guided tours during the exhibitions. We invite you to discover the artists’ production in a dynamic framework based on discovery, enquiry and dialogue.

10 October to 9 November

Michel Laforest

Les prospecteurs

In the video installation Les prospecteurs, Michel Laforest is interested in the phenomenon of perception. The artist was inspired by the linear perspective techniques devised by the French geographer Girard Desargues in the 17th century.

10 October to 9 November

Karine Fréchette

Dissimulations

Karine Fréchette's paintings incorporate various stratagems to blur the legibility of the works. This exhibition brings together works that are part of the tradition of formal abstraction and borrow from different streams of painting.

29 September —3 pm

Michelle Boudreau

Brune

A rehearsal / concert is held as part of the 17th edition of Journées de la culture,  where musicians from the instrumental and operatic stage will perform works by composer Michelle Boudreau.

 

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. 

7 September to 5 October

Cheryl Sourkes

Everybody’s Autobiography
As part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

For Everybody Autobiography's production, Cheryl Sourkes searches the Internet to find images from webcams and social media. She addresses questions about the relationship between voyeurism and surveillance or about public and private life.

Spring 2013
30 May to 29 June

Marie-France Tremblay

Le quai

Marie-France Tremblay's exhibition presents a collection of recent artworks produced by different techniques such screen printing and knitting. Hundreds of characters and objetcts rub shoulders like repeated little nightmares. 

30 May to 29 June

Francis Arguin

Constructions discutables
Francis Arguin creates series of sculptural objects representing fragments of architectural achievements existing somewhere on the planet. The pieces are created from images of buildings that stand out either by their strangeness, their audacity, their fantasy or their questionable taste.
27 April —12:30 pm

Caroline Bernard

Géodésie
Performance

As part the of the Géodésie exhibition, Carolline Bernand reads with six different voices for her performance Six semaines de parallèles confondues Trente allers-retours entre ici et le centre de radiothérapie.

27 April 12h30

La Soirée Belgo

First edition
The artist-run centres and the contemporary art galleries of the Belgo are pleased to invite you at La soirée Belgo. 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.
25 April to 25 May

Lili range le chat et Michiko Tsuda

Géodésie

Géodésie points out a paradox that comes with the advent of the digital world: freed from physical constraints the collection of data becomes more and more trivial, but because of this accumulation the collected information turns out less and less intelligible.

20 April

Pour l'art

Last days
Wrapping

Did you miss the opening of our benefit sale Pour l'art ? On Saturday, April 20, 2013, support Galerie B-312 by acquiring a work of art. 

28 March to 20 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.

21 February to 23 March

Andréanne Godin

LE MUR / THE WALL

In questioning the landscape's transformation, Andréanne Godin addresses the strategies and the impacts of mining companies in Canada : a gigantic crochet hook with unequal patterns metaphorizrd the cutting of a hill or a simple pile of stone. 

10 January to 9 February

SÉRIPOP—YANNICK DESRANLEAU AND CHLOE LUM

De par les options qui s'offrent à nous : la moins plausible / la plus tolérable

Séripop duo's installation adjoins architectural elements to a colorful upholstery applied in allover. Using their qualities as a topographic markers, the artists defeat the traditional hanging and the presentation space and redegine the space itself. 

10 January to 9 February

Joel Taylor et Tricia Middleton

La nuit dernière / Last night

This looping projection goes from scenes to scnes to engage in a serie of indefinable but familiar sensory experiences. The images and sound collected over the years are the result of luck, the propable or the spontaneous. 

Fall 2012
29 November —7 pm to 8:30 pm

Jonathan Villeneuve

Faire la vague

As part of his exhibition Faire la vague Jonathan Villeneuve hosts a talk on his works showcased at Galerie B-312 accompanied by expanding on his research. 

15 November to 15 December

Jonathan Villeneuve

Faire la vague

Jonathan Villeneuve creates poetic machines by assembling familiar materials from which he most often preserves the original appearance. His work moves, emit light and produce sound, letting the visitor presume their imaginary function. 

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