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Spring 2007
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.

12 January to 17 February

ANDRÉE PRÉFONTAINE

Ô divine

Ô divine is a projection of a very short video sequence mounted in a loop showing a strawberry at different stages of its decomposition. 

12 January to 17 February

ÉRIC DESMARAIS

Soigner son langage

The exhibition Soigner son langage by Éric Desmarais brings together his oulipian machines made of a steel structure and a plexiglas surface with a proliferation of multicolored electric wires, mechanisms and electronic circuits.

Fall 2006
7 December

LE TEMPS VOLÉ ÉDITEUR AND LA GALERIE B-312

Anima
Publication

Galerie B-312 and Le temps volé éditeur are pleased to invite you to the launch of three publications such as Anima, a publication produced by the Centre g-39 and Galerie B-312. As part of a double exhibition, Anima brings together artists from Cardiff (Wales) and Montreal.

16 November

JORDI ROSEN

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

Jordi Rosen makes music with the spirit of a good listener who absorbs the life stories of others. Her eclectic choice of instruments and her Polish-Jewish-Ojibwe origins have led her to explore the broad boulevards of pop music,folk and many diverse musical trails in between.

27 October to 2 December

BRUNO GAREAU

Quand les plaisirs candides trébuchent

If Bruno Gareau's paintings make us smile at first, they soon confuse us.The more one questions the work, the more one tries to grasp its reason of being. and the more curiosity dissipates, giving way to the guilt of having been seduced without warning by something inappropriate.

27 October to 2 December

STÉPHANIE PELLETIER

Le continental

Stéphanie Pelletier's exhibition shows staged sculptures of cowboy boots, cobras, a dolphin and horse buttocks to reveal some of the icons of popular imagery.

12 October

NICOLAS DION

les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

When Nicolas Dion isn't in Minibloc or Intercom, it's because he's having fun at Darcin experimenting with the most stupid and funny sounds, in order to get our zygomatic ones down.

12 October

WOMEN WITH KITCHEN APPLIANCES

les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

Using ordinary household appliances in live performances, the Women With Kitchen Appliances have been producing experimental home-cooked sounds since an inspirational expedition to the Salvation Army in 1999.

28 September

MARTIN DÉSILETS—MICHELINE CADIEUX—MONIQUE LÉVESQUE—JEAN-ÉMILE VERDIER

Les agglomérations
Discussion Panel

As part of Martin Désilets's exhibition Les agglomérations, Galerie B-312 cordially invites you to take part, on Thursday, September 28, 2006, in a talk on art, in the presence of the artist and his guests, Micheline Cadieux and Monique Lévesque. 

21 September

NATHALIE DEROME AND FRANK MARTEL

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

When we're called Nathalie Derome and we do song samples, very short songs performed with an old-fashioned casio and an old rhythm machine. His long-time collaborator Frank Martel accompanies him to the theremin.

9 September to 14 October

AKRAM ZAATARI—KHALED RAMADAN—LOUMA SALAMÉ—MANSOUR EL-HABRE—MARC CASAL LIOTIER—MIREILLE EID ASTORE—ZIAD ANTAR—RIMA SAAB—SHAWKI YOUSSEF

Vue de Beyrouth

Through this exhibition's program, curators Ricardo Mbarak and Wadih Safieddine have focused on works that address the question of identity. The selection shows several positions of artists who privilege in their works criteria related to their environment.

9 September to 14 October

MARTIN DÉSILETS

Les agglomérations

Martin Désilets's work consists of digital prints of photographs taken in 2001 and 2002 in Beirut and its surroundings, postcards of Lebanon with oriental decorative motifs, and small paintings referring to pivotal moments of modernity.

31 August to 1 October

Bringing together 25 artists

RÉINGÉNIERIE DU MONDE
Maisons de la culture du Plateau-Mont-Royal and Frontenac

Inspired by the world of the RISK board game, Éric Ladouceur, curator, conceived this exhibition project and invited the artists to participate in the utopian establishment of a new world order by using the Dymaxion world map.

16 March

ALEXIS O'HARA

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Performer and improviser involved in the spoken word world, Alexis O'Hara has participated in the organization of Poetry Slam (poetry competition) and has published several collections of poetry.

Spring 2006
6 July

Beyrouth—Montréal | Vue double

Video evening—Espace SD—Beirut—Lebanon

As part of the Beyrouth-Montréal, Vue Double exchange project, Espace SD in Beirut presents an evening of videotapes by Quebec artists which explore and testify the richness of practices and issues related to video in Quebec.

8 June

MONDAY MORNING ERECTION

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

Coming from a visual arts background, Monday Morning Erection members compose non-figurative sound tableaux and opt for improvisation.

8 June

Mitchell Akiyama

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

Situated in the interstices of classical, electronic composition and post-rock, Mitchell Akiyama's works oscillate between delicate melodies and disturbing explosions of sounds of all kinds.

1 June to 30 June

ANDREA SZILASI—ANNIE MARTIN—CARMEN RUSCHIENSKY—KARILEE FUGLEM

Résider II

Andrea Szilasi, Annie Martin, Carmen Ruschiensky and Karilee Fuglem rented an apartment, the time to work there and to present the result of the cohabitation of four artistic minds. This time they have chosen to turn their sensibility towards a place steeped in history.

11 May

MILES PERKIN—PHILIPPE LAUZIER—ROBBIE KUSTER

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

These three young musicians throw themselves with pleasure into Galerie B-312's space, surprisingly combining improvisation with composition.

4 May

ÉRIC NORMAND—CATHERINE SAVARD-MASSICOTTE—DOMINIC GAGNON

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

P.O.W.E.R is a trio formed by Éric Normand, Catherine Savard-Massicotte and Dominique Gagnon. P.O.W.E.R. makes sound dust. One that can only be seen in the light of a cathode-ray image.

28 April to 13 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.

13 April

MILLIMETRIK

Les jeudis tout ouïe
Concert

Pascal Asselin, percussionist in the bands Below The Sea and Glider, has been introducing himself since 2000 as Millimetrik. Behind this solo project a young creator hides, who admits his desire to find a perfect mix between electronics and acoustics to create a melancholic ambient music.

6 April

NICOLAS DION—ANNE-FRANÇOISE JACQUES

Minibloc
Launch

Minibloc launches its new album with Magali Babin and Aircraft. Minibloc will be recorded live by Espace Musique.

23 March to 22 April

LUCE MEUNIER—DANIEL LANGEVIN—SYLVAIN BRETON

États

In addition to being pictorial, the three proposals have another point in common: the motif is the sensitive point of the works. How can one still subscribe to the motif of tracing without being assimilated to the multiple returns to figuration that followed the turning point of abstraction?

25 February

NUIT BLANCHE 

NUIT SONORE 2006
Concert | Sound Performance

To illuminate the night, to make it look like day, to erase the boundary between light and dark, to do the impossible in other words. In the shadow of Thomas Bégin's installation and Julie Doucet's engravings, the voices, sounds and music of multiple artists.

23 February

MALCOLM GOLDSTEIN AND RAINER WIENS

LES JEUDIS TOUT OUÏE
Concert

The two Montreal musicians will meet once again to perform their new pieces, some compositions and free improvisations. We will hear hardscrabble songs and other resonances from this period. A music of here and now, a presence to be discovered in a sound process.

17 February to 18 March

JULIE DOUCET

Zur erinnerung an melek en souvenir de melek

Galerie B-312 is pleased to present in its small room a set of engraved plates by Julie Doucet. Among the works on view, we recognize those that where used for the publication of Melek, a book that Julie Doucet wanted at the border of story and image.

17 February to 18 March

THOMAS BÉGIN

We're looking for you

Galerie B-312 is pleased to welcome We're looking for you, an installation by Thomas Bégin for which the artist transformed the gallery's large room into a strange camera obscura. The windows of the large hall are obstructed by a mechanized modular structure. 

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