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Nathalie Bujold, éMotifs – Sonia Pelletier

Nathalie Bujold, éMotifs – Sonia Pelletier

July 4, 2018 [originally published in French CV96 in Winter 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Googleheim – Heather White

Googleheim – Heather White

July 3, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — First in the sightline for those entering Googleheim, a group show curated by Horea Avram at Interaccess in Toronto: a wireless mouse on a plinth. It might have been a monument to audience engagement – a succinct overture to a show invested in dialogue between the museum’s interest in artefacts and the Internet’s provision of access. It wasn’t that, though; interaction was not particularly celebrated…

Thomas Demand, Animations – Sylvain Campeau

Thomas Demand, Animations – Sylvain Campeau

June 27, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Luis Jacob, Seeing and Believing / Tromper l’œil – Emily Falvey

Luis Jacob, Seeing and Believing / Tromper l’œil – Emily Falvey

June 26, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — A substantial overview of the work of Canadian artist Luis Jacob has long been desired. Seeing and Believing, a hefty bilingual catalogue recently published by the British company Black Dog Publishing, proposes to fill this void. Produced in conjunction with a set of three distinct yet interconnected exhibitions organized by the Darling Foundry in Montreal…

Visiteurs photographes au musée – Romain Guedj

Visiteurs photographes au musée – Romain Guedj

June 20, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Myriam Yates, Gander Islands – Sylvain Campeau

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