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Activity Comme une rivière qui transperça la ville



Description

Artistic approach

Michèle Lapointe is a seasoned glass artist, also working with photography, lost objects and other materials to elaborate complex and fascinating installations imbued with bittersweet reminiscence of childhood. Glass recipients gather doll heads as mock scientific exams, the pillows get glassy and transform into morphing surfaces for the video: the unattainable search for the truth of the past is materialised by those vain attempts. The plastic wealth of the materials, the melancholy and the poetic spirit that animate the artworks provide a one-of-a-kind and moving experience to the audience.

The artwork

Comme une rivière qui transperça la ville

Installation glass, clay, archive maps, 2002

Curator : Pascale Beaudet
Photo credit : Mike Patten


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Art Souterrain invests the windows of a commercial space in 445, President-Kennedy Avenue in order to exhibit contemporary artists. If you are looking for a space in the middle of downtown, contact Céline Bernier, Real Estate Broker, at (514) 402-4840 or by email to celine.bernier@cushwake.com.

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