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Spring 2011
11 February to 12 March

JEAN-PHILIPPE ROY

Embrasements

Jean-Philippe Roy is interested in notion of the sacred and the paradox of a sculpture embodying this idea. While the sacred suggests a universal communion aroud the divine idea, the sculpture remains anchored in the immediate. 

11 February to 12 March

VÉRONIQUE CHAGNON-CÔTÉ

Espaces incertains

The spaces build by Véronique Chagnon-Côté recall certain traditional notions of painting by their drawing lines perpective. However, she retains abstraction techniques such as flat tint, pattern and hard-edge cutting to explore painting materiality. 

26 January —7 pm

ISABELLE HAYEUR

Artists' Outlook

Isabelle Hayeur is concerned about the environment, the urban development and the social conditions. Through photography and video, she questions the ambivalence of our relationship to the changing world.

26 January

Studio views

Artists' Outlook

Ten artists have been invited to talk about their artistic approaches in the context of their studios. Experience the pulse of their practice. Understand the artist's relationship with their creative process, with their work and production context.

10 January to 11 January

JANA WINDEREN

Energy Field
Sound Recording Workshop

As part of Energy Field, Jana Winderen hosts a workshop on the St-Laurence River, working with underwater noises. The Norwegian artist is known for her work on sound caption in undergrounds and in deep waters. 

8 January to 5 March

JANA WINDEREN

Energy Field

Jana Winderen's work reveals the complexity and strangeness of the oceanic sound universe, an area often overlooked by the scientific community. Through blind sound recording, the artist creates auditory experiences that would be difficult – if not impossible – to achieve.

Fall 2010
19 November to 18 December

CATHERINE BÉCHARD and SABIN HUDON

La chute des potentiels

Catherine Béchard and Sabin Hudon’s works diverge familiar shapes by the incorporation of mechanical movements or the production of unexpected sounds. The objects used in the installation, refer to experiences or cultural knowledge, evoking specific images.

19 November to 18 December

ÉVA CHATIGNY

Un peu plus loin devant

The creations of Éva Chatigny reveal the architectural patterns specific to the urban landscapes. Connected together, the objects come together like variations of the same theme. Due to their appearance, arrangement and scale, objects are like furniture or models.

14 October to 13 November

JENNIFER CAMPBELL

Point No Point

Jennifer Campbell’s artistic practice engages her in actions that she documents through photography or videography. The five works depict the artist in action on a natural site with interventions that suddenly and radically disrupt and transform the site.

14 October to 13 November

ZIPERTATOU

Top Manatavo

zipertatou shares these worlds that he imagines with their space, time, characters and the story in which they are the protagonists. In Top Manatavo, tissue boxes fly, what resembles a swollen wing comes out of the opening where one usually pulls the tissues.

9 September to 9 October

OLIVIA BOUDREAU

Dans l'intervalle

Olivia Boudreau’s work is remarkable for having combined the respective temporalities of performance and videography. She starts from the sequence-shot, the isochrony between the filmed time, the point of view, the time that the video is watched later.

Spring 2010
5 June to 3 July

LISE BOISSEAU

Les heures

Lise Boisseau avoids the stretcher and colours and chooses to work with ink on paper (particularly film paper), employing Chinese calligraphy techniques.The choice of such a mode of tracing, fragments the painted surface into a multitude of marks.

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.

19 March to 17 April

Aston Coles—Emi Honda—Tor Jørgen van Eijk—Brian MacDonald

Science Fiction and constellations

Brian MacDonald asked three artists to create an artwork knowing that they would be part of an installation with a troubling dilemma: the works of art would only be an instant of respite in the face of the nuisances of the everyday life ?

19 March to 17 April

ERIKA LINCOLN

Free space Loss

 In Free Space Loss, Erika Lincoln works to reconstruct, in a very homemade way, what might seem to be the necessary conditions that would allow us to experience virtual reality. Virtual reality is a reality that exists only through our senses.

12 February to 13 March

DAVID M.C. MILLER

Singles + Groups

David M.C. Miller does not subject just anything to this process of erasure or fragmentation, only the face, image par excellence of others, a subject in its own right, unique and singular, whole and indivisible.

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.

Fall 2009
20 November to 19 December

GWEN MACGREGOR and SANDRA RECHICO

Maps in Doubt

Works gathered in Maps in Doubt exhibition are the result of a superposition or a juxtaposition of the rewriting journey of the two artists in different cities to deconstruct the spaces geography as we know it and use it. 

20 November to 19 December

PAVITRA WICKRAMASINGHE

Refusing to make a scene

In Refusing to make a scene, Pavitra Wickramasinghe presents her work on the upheaval in the domain of the constitution of images from the moment the cinema introduces a radical change of structure in this field. 

14 November

vida simon

L'habit / The suit
As part of Animals and Children

This performance is inspired by a child’s suit. This found object, belonging to another era, appears to be a shrunken version of a grown up’s clothing. Not knowing the clothing’s specific history allows for a continual projection of possible scenarios.

12 November

ARTI GRABOWSKI—JOANNE BRISTOL—MARIE-ANDRÉE RHO—MILOS TOMIC—NOÉMI MCCOMBER—PAUL LEYTON—COLLETTE NOLAN—MONIQUE MOUMBLOW

Video Screening
As part of Animals and Children

This selection of films and videos highlights performative works that seek out this instability by embodying, sharing or giving up control to either animal or child.

9 October to 7 November

DAVID NAYLOR

To be all things

To be all things brings together David Naylor's sculptures, which recall the furniture in our homes since they are made from armchairs, couches, loveseats, sofas or recamiers, of which the artist only keeps the structures as an armature.  

8 October to 9 October

SUZANNE JOLY

Prendre mon T avec elle...
As part of Animals and Children

For three days Suzanne Joly will wander the streets of Montreal with a live chicken. The incongrous presence of a farm animal in the city undoubtedly raise questions about our experience of the lived moment, public propriety and of our understanding of territory.

27 September

DARREN O’DONNELL

Free Haircuts by Children
As part of Animals and Children

Free Haircuts by Children is a whimsical performance that playfully engages with the enfranchisement of children, trust in the younger generation, and the thrills and chills of vanity.

12 September 7:00 PM

VIDA SIMON

Leopold
As a part of ANIMALS AND CHILDREN
4 September to 3 October

KUTLUG ATAMAN and ZINEB SEDIRA

1+1=1, Mother tongue
As part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

With 1+1=1, Mother Tongue, Ataman and Sedira deal with the unpredictable impacts of acts as decisive as the borders erection and the desire to abolish them. This exhibition reveals the limits of constraining the photographic conception to a theory of the index sign. 

Spring 2009
30 April to 30 May

MONIQUE MOUMBLOW

Arko Preeka

Monique Moumblow has five-year-old twin girls in the midst of learning language and social skills. Arko Preeka is a phrase made-up by the twins that had deep emotional meaning to the girls yet remained elusive to others.

30 April to 14 November

Animaux et enfants—Animals and Children

A Series

Animals and Children is a series that brings together performances, videos and installations throughout the spring and fall of 2009. The artworks presented attempt to re-direct social behaviours and assumptions about human nature by playing with becoming other than human.

9 April

SIMON BÉLAIR and LÉON LO

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

Le peuplier de Simon, Populus simonii, is a tree about twenty meters high, but it is also an artist duo composed of Simon Bélair and Léon Lo. Simon Bélair plays in the evening fragile and delicate music from samples of sounds gleaned from nature or remixed by computer.

9 April

MYLÉNA BERGERON 

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

Myléna Bergeron works from samples of sounds gleaned from the urban environment, the nature or a computer. From these samples, she reconstructs quiet and voluptuous universes. Strangely moving sounds inhabit her enveloping, dreamlike and evocative soundscapes.

2 April

FRANCINE SAVARD—JEAN-ÉMILE VERDIER—MARIO CÔTÉ— RAYMOND LAVOIE—STÉPHANE LA RUE

L'AutreAuPortrait. Cahier

The fruit of the exhibition without taking advantage of it, and conceived in the same spirit as the first publication, L'AutreAuPortrait.cahier brings together the intentions of the exhibition, the words of a conference on the face of the Other, and conversations presented in the form of a photographic essay....

2 April

FRANCINE SAVARD—JEAN-ÉMILE VERDIER—MARIO CÔTÉ—RAYMOND LAVOIE—STÉPHANE LA RUE

L'AutreAuPortrait. Cahier

Fruit of the exhibition without using it, and conceived in the same spirit as the first publication, L'AutreAuPortrait.Cahier gathers the intentions of the exhibition, the words of a conference on the face of the Other, and conversations presented in the form of a photographic essay.

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.

5 March

ALEXANDRE ST-ONGE—ÉRIC LÉTOURNEAU—MAGALI BABIN—MARTIN TÉTREAULT 

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

A conductor, musicians and their instruments. Four sound artists each sitting in front of a turntable. Several circular surfaces of different dimensions and materials. A conductor who gives the tone, the speed, the volume and the orders of appearance.

20 February to 21 March

RENÉE LAVAILLANTE

À tes dépens si tu te perds

Renée Lavaillante works are based on data collected during her conversations with hikers in the Collioure area, to whom she asked to described the route of one of their mountain treks. She adapted their oral description to a work on paper, drawing a line representing their route.

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