Art Matters: Risque d'échecs

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Performance — Sculpture — Installation

Artists/Artistes-
Vicky Moe
Ariane Patenaude
Epithumia Rose
Laïla Mestari
Max Hart Barnwell
Cedric Laurenty
Sound of the Mountain
Isabella Leone & Lucy Earle
Aliah Schwartz (interpretation: Guillaume Loslier-Pinard)

Curators/Commissaires:
Samuel Normand
Mathilde Rohr

Vernissage — Mar 15, 19h — 21h
Artists-at-work/Artistes au travail* — Mar 18, 13h — 17h
Exhibition/Exposition — Mar 7 — Mar 20
Galerie Mainline
3905 boul St-Laurent

*Join the artists in the space as they adapt and modify their works to the exhibition. // Rejoignez les artistes dans cet espace pendant qu'ils modifient et adaptent leurs œuvres à l'exposition.

Welcome to an ephemeral, modular space. Risque d’échec underlines the ongoing evolution of the artists’ process, research, and work. By transforming itself in the course a two week exhibition, the space begs the question of an artwork’s completion. The space puts forth a collective experiment, allows mistakes to happen, and encourages risk-taking in public. This playing court asks artists to put their work on the line, no longer in fixed conditions, resulting in a social, improvised project. What is on display here is not just the work nor the artist, rather, it is the artists’ ongoing relationship with their work, and the traces of their communal presence.

Bienvenue dans un espace éphémère et modulable. Risque d’échec souligne l’évolution constante du processus des artistes, de leurs recherches et de leurs œuvres. En se métamorphosant au cours des deux semaines d’exposition, le lieu qui vous est proposé questionne la finitude d’une œuvre d’art. Il met en avant l’expérimentation collective et laisse place au facteur d’erreur en encourageant une prise de risque publique. Ce terrain de jeu sollicite ainsi le dépassement de l’artiste vers une frontière instable, ou plus courante, et résultante d’un projet improvisé et social. L’art ici n’est pas seulement l’œuvre, ni l’artiste, mais leur cogitation et les traces de leur présence commune.

HORAIRE / SCHEDULE

  • Tuesday 7 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Wednesday 8 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Thursday 9 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Friday 10 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Saturday 11 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Sunday 12 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Tuesday 14 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Wednesday 15 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Wednesday 15 March 2017 / 19:00
  • Thursday 16 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Friday 17 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Saturday 18 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Sunday 19 March 2017 / 13:00
  • Monday 20 March 2017 / 13:00

360 minutes
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