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The artists brought together in this issue’s thematic section explore different issues related to the boundaries of sexual identity and their transgression. Personas, transvestism, and role mutations are core to these artists’ approaches, as they address various issues fundamental to establishing a society based on inclusion rather than on narrow concepts of identities and, by extension, cultures.
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Alain Laframboise, Le sens du quotidien – Gabrielle Desgagné-Duclos

Alain Laframboise, Le sens du quotidien – Gabrielle Desgagné-Duclos

September 11, 2019 [originally published in CV102 in Winter 2016] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Scott Conarroe, Canada By Rail and By Sea – Jon Davies

Scott Conarroe, Canada By Rail and By Sea – Jon Davies

9 Septembre 2019 [originellement publié à l’hiver 2016] — Born in 1974 in Edmonton, Scott Conarroe is best known for his continent-spanning By Rail (2007–09) and By Sea (2009–11). In these photographic series, Conarroe employed a large-format camera and long exposures to consider the U.S. and Canadian landscape, and the myriad transformations that it has undergone, via its expansive railways and coastlines.

Les paradoxes du détail, Érika Wicky – Daniel Fiset

Les paradoxes du détail, Érika Wicky – Daniel Fiset

September 4, 2019 [originally published in CV102 in Winter 2016] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Recréer/Scripter, Anne Bénichou (dir.) – Franz Anton Cramer

Recréer/Scripter, Anne Bénichou (dir.) – Franz Anton Cramer

August 28, 2019 [originally published in CV102 in Winter 2016] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Quentin Bajac, Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015. Photography at MoMA: 1960 to Now
 – Zoë Tousignant

Quentin Bajac, Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015. Photography at MoMA: 1960 to Now
 – Zoë Tousignant

August 21, 2019 [originally published in Winter 2016] — Quentin Bajac has been the chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, since 2013. In the fall of 2015, MoMA opened the exhibition Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015 (November 7, 2015, to March 20, 2016) and published the third volume in the Photography at MoMA.

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