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Matthieu Sabourin

Matthieu Sabourin

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Édifice Jacques Parizeau

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Play It Safe

Biography

Matthieu Sabourin graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2007 with a major in Fine Arts and a minor in French Literature. In 2011, he completed his MFA in sculpture at Concordia University. He currently lives and works in Montreal.

Artistic project : Play It Safe

Play It Safe is a project that addresses games, destruction, constraints, and food. More specifically, it is an attempt at reframing dichotomies such as leisure/work and freedom/restraint. It presents enjoyable activities not as isolated moments of carefree fun and distraction but instead as instances of focus and attention that are but a continuation of the strategies, compromises, and manipulations that already pervade many, if not all areas of our lives. Play It Safe also probes into social, psychological, and ethical aspects inherent to the making or the respecting of rules and boundaries as well as the choices that we make in their regard.

 

Audioguide : listen to the artist’s reflexion on the theme « Play and Distraction »

 

Artist’s website

 

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