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Spring 2009
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.

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 ?

9 January to 7 February

GUILLAUME LA BRIE

La sculpture au pied du mur

Guillaume La Brie's exhibition consists of four large sculptures that, together, appear as the remains of a small furnished apartment. The walls seem to have come to life in order to warp themselves, collapse, crumple, overlap some furniture. 

9 January to 7 February

JO-ANNE BALCAEN

Pétard

In Pétard, Jo-Anne Balcaen decenters and displaces the fascination where, to feel their bodies crossed by a sum of indistinct feelings, one has the diffuse but intense impression of existing. 

Fall 2008
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.

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.

16 October to 8 November

DORIS KUWERT

Domestic noises

Doris Kuwert brings these domestic objects to life to create peculiar choreographies. Placed on smooth and polished surfaces, the objects move, interact, and bunch together under the force of magnets attached to motors placed under each of the surfaces.

5 September to 4 October

ANDRÉ MARTIN

Le point fou
5 September to 4 October

ANDREW FORSTER

Duet

In this non-linear work, the double dialectic of confrontation and concord is constantly replayed without finding a terminology, except that of opening a space of reflection without limit on the question of the motive of the gesture.

Spring 2008
16 May to 14 June

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.

11 April to 11 May

GEOFFREY JONES

A PLAN FOR A NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

Geoffrey Jones constructs devices inspired by his ideas. In A plan for a northern hemisphere it is not only the proponents of the conceptual art and the theorization of this form of art that are revisited by the work of Geoffrey Jones, but as well and especially their display in museums.

11 April to 10 May

FRANÇOIS SIMARD

DANS LA GADOUE JUSQU'AUX ESSIEUX

François Simard relegates matrix forms that act in spite of us, on the interpretation of what we see,  to the register of any other pictorial motif entering the composition of the painting. In so doing, he neutralizes their power of inflection of judgment.

20 March

TARA RODGERS AND MAGALI BABIN

FEMMES BR@NCHÉE 67
Sound Performance

For its third edition Galerie B-312, in collaboration with Art Matters, offers a night of sound and visual performances. From 8 pm to 3 am, seven sound and performance artists will perform back to back in the gallery space.

1 March

NUIT SONORE 2008

NUIT BLANCHE

For its third edition Galerie B-312, in collaboration with Art Matters, offers a night of sound and visual performances. From visual to auditory, this is an evening of experimentation of all kinds not to be missed.

28 February

MAMORU

OTOZURE NARRATIVES VOL.2.3
Concert

Mamoru is a sound artist who does installations and performances. He creates the sound material in real time from electronic and acoustic sounds extracted from guitars, bells, voices and water. The sounds captured  are then transformed live into a variety of samples and loops.

23 February to 29 March

JUSTIN STEPHENS

Poor Peril

Justin Stephens's exhibition does not show paintings, only shapeless masses of wax made by having left countless candles burning and melting, on a small wooden plate first, on a heap of wax afterwards; multicoloured shoe-laces lean against the wall, miraculously holding up straight.

23 February to 29 March

KATHRYN RUPPERT-DAZAI

Pas vous

Kathryn Ruppert-Dazai uses the basic material is anything and everything that can be woven, knitted, knotted, crocheted or sewn as well as wool, cotton, nylon, and recuperated materials such as: cardboard, paper, plastic, foil, dog hair or even gold.

11 January to 16 February

ANGÈLE VERRET

Entre-là

For the little we know about Angèke Verret's works, we know that she does not paint. She lets the material do their work, once, twice, a thousand times, until the result is realized. 

11 January to 16 February

NIKKI MIDDLEMISS

Afterimage

In Afterimage, Nikki Middlemiss presents a series of photographs depicting smoke clouds left by fireworks after explosions.-We perceive patterns such as these artificial clouds without necessarily seeing them. They are innumerable and varied, especially in urban areas.

Fall 2007
17 December —8 pm

VARIOUS ARTISTS

PINATA-BÊTE PARTY

Galerie B-312 is pleased to invite you to participate in our pet friendly piñata gallery: a huge piñata filled with a hundred visual, sound and literary works.

25 October to 1 December

MARIE-SUZANNE DÉSILETS

Charbon et Turbo

Marie-Suzanne Désilets addresses the issue of emotional deprivation and their substitutes. Charbon et turbobecomes a pretext for the invention of a story, an intrigue where imagination and reality, phantasms and everyday life merge, raise the limits of the suggestive and decency.

25 October to 1 December

CATHERINE BODMER

Réservoir

Catherine Bodmer's installation consists of 150 large bottles of water arranged in rows with, inside of them, water and aquatic plants. Above the installation, a fluorescent lighting system will further the plants to grow.

27 September

NADA SATTOUF

LANCEMENT DU RECUEIL DE POÈMES MÉMOIRES ET UN SOMMEIL
7 September to 13 October

GUSTAVO ARTIGAS

Tres Tiempo
As part of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

Tres Tiempos consists of three photographic sequences and a video showing in three stages a brutal collision between a motorist and a pedestrian.

Spring 2007
31 May

JAUNIAUXTANGUAYHÉTUDEROME ?

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

For the last Jeudi tout ouïe of the season, Galerie B-312 invites you to an evening of improvised music. During this extraordinary evening, Catherine Jauniaux, the "human sampler", will make her vocal machine work while Joane Hétu will play her vocal cords or her alto sax.

11 May to 16 June

JACKO RESTIKIAN

Made in China

Jacko Restikian's installation is made up of suspended baseless, fragile colums; the precarious stability of these structures supports nothing. It evokes part of history contemporary sculpture, minimalism in particular, of the specific object.

11 May to 16 June

RANDALL ANDERSON

Travaux récents

Travaux récents by Randall Anderson speaks of art history, studio work, transmission of information and data processing.The artist develops different strategies to represent either the shaping of a shape.

26 April

DONZELLE AND LES LADIES LUNCHEON

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

Donzelle uses the pretense of rap and ridicule of our society to deliver texts written by a young lady who wants to play with the words and its levels. Les Ladies Luncheon have been singing about everything their little hearts want, hate or find delicious.

19 April to 5 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.

22 March

MIRKO SABATINI, FRÉDÉRIC LAVOIE, ANNE-FRANÇOISE JACQUES, THOMAS BÉGIN, DAVID LAFRANCE, CHRISTIANE PATENAUDE, HÉLÈNE LORD, MATHILDE GÉROMIN, NICOLAS DION, PATRICK MAILLOUX, BELINDA CAMPBELL

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE_LE CORPS INVISIBLE
12 March to 16 March

Mirko Sabatini

Le corps invisible de l'objet

How to demystify sound creation, how to start from nothing to end up in a concert? Ten artists, mostly visual artists, set off on this adventure with Mirko Sabatini, drummer and multidisciplinary artist.

8 March

CHANTALE LAPLANTE and MARTINE H.CRISPO

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert
Sound artist Martine H. Crispo offers us a piece created from scratch with six very portable computers, one from 1986, one from 1987, two from 1992, one from 1996 and one from 2005. As for Chantale Laplante she offers us an improvisation made of a long fade-chained veiled sounds in a piano register.
3 March to 4 March
—8 pm to 5 am

Sleepless night at the gallery

Visual and sound performances

From 8 pm to 5 am a dozens of groups and performers will follow each other to offer the public a series of short performances, presenting a mix of styles ranging from experimental to hip hop and baroque music.

15 February

L'Hexacorde

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

The explosion of the repertoire and the musical genre connected to the guitar, the deconstruction of the instrument itself, are at the heart of L'Hexacorde's artistic approach: they rearrange works originally created for other instruments.

18 January

JACKIE GALLANT AND NANCY TOBIN

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

Jackie Gallant performs with her Octopad and improvise two pieces for percussion: Silt and Fleethead. As for Nancy Tobin, she offers us a special creation of sound architecture to experiment labyrinthine spaces and lose us along the way.

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