Amélie Laurence Fortin

Méduse rooftop   Perched on a rooftop, the Planète 9 flag waves against the urban landscape and bears the emblematic colours of the hypothetical ninth planet of our solar system (as imagined by Amélie Laurence Fortin).   Amélie Laurence Fortin, Planète 9, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Amélie Laurence Fortin (Quebec City, Quebec) Amélie Laurence Fortin […]

Patrick Bernatchez

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Aphélie 1 by Patrick Bernatchez is a post-experimental installation. It refers to the daily recordings of a natural phenomenon: the luminous variations of the Sun.   Patrick Bernatchez, Aphélie 1, 2016  © Idra Labrie   Patrick Bernatchez (Montreal, Québec) Self-taught artist Patrick Bernatchez was born in […]

Daniel Corbeil

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Inspired by environmental sciences and utopian architecture, Daniel Corbeil’s Cité laboratoire is an inventive model of urban solutions in preparation for impending climate change.   Daniel Corbeil, La Cité laboratoire, 2012-2018 © Idra Labrie   Daniel Corbeil (Val-d’Or, Quebec) Daniel Corbeil, born in Val-d’Or in 1960, holds […]

Caroline Gagné

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Visual, sonic, and tactile, Caroline Gagné’s installation The sound of icebergs translates and shares the sublime experience of approaching a drifting iceberg.   Caroline Gagné, The sound of icebergs, 2016 © Idra Labrie   Caroline Gagné (Quebec City, Quebec) Caroline Gagné is an artist from Quebec […]

Krištof Kintera

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Krištof Kintera’s sculptural accumulations come across as absurd and disturbing testimonies of excess in the era of hyperconsumption and planned obsolescence.   Krištof Kintera, Systemus Postnaturalis, 2016-2017 © Idra Labrie   Krištof Kintera (Prague, Czech Republic) Krištof Kintera, born in 1973, completed his studies at the […]

Haroon Mirza

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Haroon Mirza’s technological installations utilize natural energy sources such as electricity and light to reflect on the complexities of today’s world through multisensorial symphonies.   Haroon Mirza, Solar Symphony 10 (Transverse Waves for Wayne), 2016 © Idra Labrie   Haroon Mirza (London, England) Born in 1977, Haroon […]

Cornelia Parker

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Cornelia Parker explores the poetic resonances of matter disintegration. Composed of scrapwood, the sculptural installation No Man’s Land is dynamized by its suspension in space.   Cornelia Parker, No Man’s Land, 2018 © Idra Labrie   Cornelia Parker (Cheshire, England) Born in 1956 in Cheshire, England, […]

Tomás Saraceno

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde   Tomás Saraceno’s sculptural installations put viewers into perspective, plunging them into a vertiginous vision of the cosmic universe.   © Idra Labrie   Tomás Saraceno (Tucumán, Argentina) Born in Tucumán, Argentina, in 1973, Tomás Saraceno lives and works in Berlin. He studied at the University […]

Polly Apfelbaum

Materia   Inspired by the colourful patterns of 17th century Dutch whalers’ hats, Polly Apfelbaum made custom wool hats for each artist of the Biennial in her Mutts and Mugs: Chicken Little was Right! The Sky Is Falling installation.   Polly Apfelbaum, Mugs and Mutts: Chicken Little Was Right!, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Polly Apfelbaum […]

Oliver Beer

Galerie des arts visuels   Reanimation (Baloo Stripped Bare), a video produced in collaboration with 2500 children, is presented as a cacophonous installation at the Galerie des arts visuels.   Oliver Beer, Reanimation (Baloo Stripped Bare), 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Oliver Beer (London, England) Oliver Beer, born in 1985, lives and works in London and […]

Amélie Laurence Fortin

LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE   La Chambre Blanche presents Amélie Laurence Fortin in an open residence as she develops her 10x series from recordings of acoustic and electromagnetic phenomena in the Arctic.   Amélie Laurence Fortin, 10x, 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Amélie Laurence Fortin (Quebec City, Quebec) Amélie Laurence Fortin completed a bachelor’s degree in […]

Lutz & Guggisberg

L’Œil de Poisson   The Lutz & Guggisberg duo is taking over L’Œil de Poisson’s gallery with thousands of clay figurines accumulated into a chaotic and disproportionate microcosm.   Lutz & Guggisberg, Animals and Furniture, 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Lutz & Guggisberg (Switzerland) Switzerland’s Andres Lutz, a cabaret artist born in 1968 in Wettingen, and […]

A K Dolven

Édifice Marie-Guyart   The interactive sound installation her voice 1599-1672 gives back its voice to a religious artefact, a bronze bell that will resonate in the streets of Quebec.   A K Dolven, her voice 1599-1672, 2018 © Renaud Philippe   A K Dolven (Norway) Born in 1953 and a native of Oslo, A K Dolven studied […]

Marianne Nicolson

Monastère des Augustines   Marianne Nicolson takes over a building’s glass facade by designing sinuous and dynamic compositions. Drawn from the ancestral Kwakwaka’wakw culture and pictograms, they evoke Indigenous cosmogony.   © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Marianne Nicolson (Dzawada̱’enux̱w, British Columbia) Of Scottish and Dzawada’enuxw descent (British Columbia’s Kwakwaka’wakw community), Marianne Nicolson was born in 1969. […]

Susan Philipsz

Parc de l’Artillerie composante du lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec Show in partnership with Avatar Lowlands is a sound work that resonates inits outdoor location.  The artist interprets a Scottish sea shanty that recounts the tragic farewells caused by a drowning or departure.   Susan Philipsz, Lowlands (oeuvre sonore), 2010 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Susan Philipsz […]


Terminus de la traverse (Lévis)   Emblematic of Shimabuku’s playful interventions, a curious flock of swan-like pedal boats comes out of Regart in the hopes of continuing its journey to the river.   Shimabuku, Swan goes to the sea, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Shimabuku (Japan) Shimabuku, born in 1969 in Kobe, Japan, holds a degree […]