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  • Nathalie Bujold, Nous, de la série éMotifs, 2013, impression jet d’encre sur polypropylène, 30 x 43 cm. © Nathalie Bujold

    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.

  • Stephane Degoutin & Marika Dermineur, Googlehouse, 2003 ; Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead, A Short Film About War, 2009-2010

    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, Embassy IV, 2007, Diasec, vue de l’installation. © Thomas Demand

    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, London, UK, Black Dog Publishing, 2013

    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. Sous la direction de Serge Chaumier, Anne Krebs et Mélanie Roustan. Paris, La documentation française, 2013, 320 pages

    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.

  • Michael Snow, pour / for La région centrale, partition / score, 1970­-1971, fonds Michael Snow, Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Musée des beaux­-arts de l’Ontario / Art Gallery of Ontario

    Letter to Paul Wombell, Post-scriptum and Afterthoughts About the Automated Image – Jean Gagnon

    June 18, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — I had the pleasure of being invited by Chuck Samuels, the director of Le Mois de la photo à Montréal, to join Paul Wombell, the curator of Le Mois de la photo 2013, at the screening of art video shorts and a presentation of Michael Snow’s La région centrale (1970) at La Cinémathèque québécoise…

  • Luc Courchesne

    Luc Courchesne, Around L’invention de l’horizon – Jacques Doyon

    June 13, 2018 [originally published in CV96 in Winter 2014] — Luc Courchesne is a digital arts pioneer. From interactive portraits to immersive experience systems, he has created innovative and engaging works that have earned him prestigious awards such as the Grand Prize of the ICC Biennale in Tokyo in 1997 and the Award of Distinction at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, in 1999…

  • Ciel variable 95 - CYBER / ESPACE / PUBLIC

    Ciel variable 95 – CYBER / ESPACE / PUBLIC

    June 11, 2018 [originally published in Fall 2013] — The complete content of CV95 is now available online including a dossier by guest editor Suzanne Paquet with texts about Dominic Gagnon, Jon Rafman, Karen Elaine Spencer, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller and Land/Slide. In addition to essays on John Gossage, Donald McCullin, Helen Doyle and Lynne Cohen and an interview with Paul Wombell as well as several reviews of recent exhibitions and publications.

  • Thomas Hawk, No Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom, 2010, Flickr

    Reciprocities: Some Reflections on Not-so-illogical Conjunctions – Suzanne Paquet

    June 6, 2018 [originally published in CV95 in Fall 2013] — Roland Barthes once attempted to define the nature of photography as “a new category of space-time: spatial immediacy and temporal anteriority.” In the photograph, he wrote, was produced “an illogical conjunction between the here-now and the there-then.” Some thirty years later, Francis Jauréguiberry remarked that there is always a great deal of elsewhere in our here; he was talking about the portable telephone…

  • Dominic Gagnon, Rip in Pieces America, 2009. © Dominic Gagnon

    Dominic Gagnon, La trilogie du Web – Élène Tremblay, Cameraless remote documentaries

    June 4, 2018 [originally published in CV95 in Fall 2013] — In his Web trilogy – the films RIP in Pieces America, Pieces and Love All to Hell, and Big Kiss Goodnight (2009–13) – Dominic Gagnon finds video excerpts on the Internet, which he describes as a cinémathèque or film archive, and recombines them to produce what he calls “films about people who film themselves.”