Several of Andréanne Godin’s works underline the extent to which the territory is embedded in our memory, through memories of daily or seasonal activities that crystallize as sediment in our psyche(1). Her work also attests to the mourning and uprooting that affect the fullness of this intimate geology. Last text of a series in two… Continue reading Terrestrial Psyche. Mourning and Uprooting
Terrestrial Psyche. Territory and territorialities
What about the relationship between humans and territories, their mutual histories and the feeling of territoriality? Are they indicative of our complex, sometimes intimate, relationships to the places we live in, frequent or visit? First text of a two-part series.
Mat Chivers and Diane Borsato
My father was a geologist and my childhood was steeped in the scientific vocabulary specific to his field. To me, words like igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock embody the hard kernel of my father, his fascination with apparently inert matter and his singular awareness of long duration.
Review of the exhibition : Önenha’; Wen’wa’/ [Superimpositions]Alexis Gros-Louis, artist (Curator: Terry Randy Awashish)Shé:kon Gallery, Montreal, Project Space, Biennial of Contemporary Aboriginal Art (BACA), from May 7 to June 18, 2022 (Published in Vie des arts Webzine)
Interregnum. Cohabiting the territory
The current edition of the Banlieue! Triennial looks at the presence of nature in North American suburbs, praised for their natural setting.
The continent of life
A review of the exhibition Ciels racines, presented at Arprim, center d’essai en art imprimé, Montreal, from January 21 to February 26, 2022.
Echoes of a visible fantasized by technology
A review of Mathieu Cardin’s exhibition, presented at the artist center L’Œil de poisson in Quebec City at the end of 202, published in the n° 266 (Spring 2022) of Vie des arts.
Estela López Solís. Rhythms of Human Frailties
Mexican-born artist living in the Eastern Townships since 2011, Estela López Solís is interested in the intimate life of beings, places and things and the emotional realities they hide.
Mapping Artistic Assertiveness : Pierre Bruneau’s Mail Art
A Review of Mail Art. A Retrospective of 24 years of Mail Art by Pierre Bruneau, Maison de la culture Janine-Sutto, from January 28 to April 1, 2021
Low voices by Estela López Solís
Personally challenged during my visit to Estela López Solís’ Susurrantes in 2017, I express in the selection and interpretation of the works, the intimate connection felt in front of them and will encourage visitors to explore their own sensibilities in turn.