[Fall 2017] Claude Goulet is the founder and director of Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie. This major event, now in its eighth edition, has become an essential destination, with its outdoor photographic installations spread over more than fourteen municipalities and its different thematic and pedagogical facets. The close, productive ties established among […]
[Fall 2016] par Mona Hakim [Excerpt] HAKAPIK did not go unnoticed during its presentation at Occurrence.1 The subject was an attention-grabber: a report on the seal hunt by Yoanis Menge, a photographer from Îles de la Madeleine who totally immersed himself in the lives of groups of hunters off the coast of the Canadian North. […]
May 24, 2017 [originally published in CV90 in Winter 2012] — The name Serge Emmanuel Jongué (who died in 2006) was not unknown in the photographic community. In his important essay titled “The New Photographic Order,” published in 1990,1 Jongué cast a lucid eye on the issues in Quebec documentary photography in the 1970s. His reinterpretation of the official discourse attached to this photographic school has become a classic for those interested in the history and comprehension of Quebec photographic practices.
October 20, 2016 [originally published in Winter 2011] — Since 1973, Alain Pratte has produced numerous photographic projects, a number of which have been in exhibitions in Canada and abroad, including France and Venezuela. His work bears witness to passing time, the permanence or fleeting aspect of objects, unpredictable fates, and illusory ambitions.
[Spring 2003] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Abstract With Parages, Alain Paiement continues his research on the modes of apprehension and representation of space in his main fields of interest, dealing with photography, architecture, cartography, and painting. Here, […]
[Summer 1999] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Summary Carl Bouchard’s self-portraits are fictitious, emotional mises en scène, in which the laying bare of the body corresponds to the laying bare of feelings. Bouchard is a multi-disciplinary artist, and […]