Michelle Drapeau

Hôtel Château Laurier   © Michelle Drapeau   Jack Bishop: A Traditional Stoppping Place Jack Bishop’s paintings combine sets of views from his experience of the road. They depict highways interspersed with billboards, gas stations, fast foods and strip malls. In a schematic and colourful rendering, the artist reproduces the recognizable logos major chains omnipresent […]

Audrey Careau

Galerie 3   © Audrey Careau   Thierry Arcand-Bossé Thierry Arcand-Bossé approaches nature through new technologies. Inspired by webcam views collected around the world, the artist’s paintings challenge our experience of the natural world in the age of the internet and reveal the technical and technological paradoxes of a pictorial tradition rooted in the 21st […]

Catherine Blanchet

Simons store – Vieux-Québec Simons store – Place Ste-Foy   © Catherine Blanchet   At first glance The works presented at the Simons store in Old Quebec and Sainte-Foy fit with the Manif d’art 9 theme through the idea of the phenomenon. Translating the sensitive qualities of both the distant and everyday elements that make […]

Isabel Trépanier

Espace ) ( Parenthèses   © Jean-Christophe Blanchet   Human Territory The human phenomenon and all that surrounds it is inherently natural. Reflecting on our role within the natural order of things, this exhibition questions the power of the land versus the power of humanity. How does the human presence affect the land and, conversely, […]

Sophie Jacques

Galerie Michel Guimont   © Sophie Jacques   L’esprit des lieux There is more to the concept of land than its actual physical presence. It is a symbolic place for humans, a place of rooting; it is the very way we construct our identity. The exhibition presents a diversity of works that reflect on the […]

Jason Béliveau

MNBAQ’s Salle Multi   © Jason Béliveau   Certain Women American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt considers physical space as a decisive factor in the psychology of the characters she films. Before the projection of Certain Women, the curator will present Reichardt’s work in comparison to that of photographers and visual artists such as Stephen Shore and […]

Anne-Sophie Blanchet

Maison Tessier-dit-Laplante   © Anne-Sophie Blanchet   Fragmented Landscapes The landscape represents fragmented, interpreted, sublimated nature… It exists only in the eye of the beholder. Through the eyes of five artists from Quebec City and Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, we are invited to apprehend the environment—and the society in which we live—in a new light   Marie-Fauve Bélanger […]

Frédérique Renaud

Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul   © Frédérique Renaud   Under the Magnifying Glass Inspired by the landscape tradition of Charlevoix, this exhibition offers a contemplative look at nature from a reversed perspective: from the infinitely large to the infinitely small. The chosen artists approach the landscape in its minute detail rather than in its […]

Jeanne Couture

Ni Vu Ni Cornu   © Jeanne Couture   At dawn This exhibition of women artists is an invitation to a contemplative and dreamlike stroll. Crafts and the visual arts converge in these works of a delicate, poetic, and reenchanted nature. Both lyrical and romantic in nature, the curatorial proposition longs for the longing for […]

Anne D’Amours McDonald and Julien St-Georges Tremblay

Quebec City libraries   Anne D’Amours McDonald © Ariane Plante et Julien St-Georges Tremblay   Witnesses Through artificial intermediaries, untouched nature is often idealized. The artists presented explore beyond interfaces to try and grasp this notion both intangible and familiar. Reformulated by individual experience, the model environment becomes a personal aesthetic. In this exhibition, perspectives converge […]

Sèvia Pellissier and Florence Gariépy

Les Ateliers du Réacteur   Sèvia Pellissier et Florence Gariépy   [EXO]MARS – Mars de la Maîtrise closing exhibition [EXO]MARS offers a foray into the creative world of students in the Visual Arts Master’s program. Presented outside of their workshops, the project allows one to explore their practices in their relationship with the group environment, […]