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  • Steve Veilleux, de la série / from the serie Projections, 2012-2014, impressions jet d’encre / inkjet prints, 90 x 112 cm

    Steve Veilleux, Projections – Sébastien Hudon, An Achievable Dystopia

    March 20, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — One can easily imagine the scene, so banal that it is universal. On a moonless night, its highbeams blazing, a new car, with a new couple inside, rolls down a remote road, far from the bustle of the city. The passengers, the nuclear family of the post-atomic era, already see themselves there, deluded by the illusion of an extraordinary suburb – one of a ...

  • Allison Tweedie, Ascending States, 2014, 11 x 11 cm, de la série / from the series Cutting Sunsets, collages

    Allison Tweedie, Cutting Sunsets – Gentiane La France, Domesticated Landscapes

    March 18, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — The series Cutting Sunsets is composed of small-format collages portraying scenes of daily life around affluent dwellings on the American west coast. A few people, here and there, quietly tend to their land, do maintenance, contemplate, walk around, and converse…

  • Normand Rajotte, de la série / from the series Le chantier, 2014, impressions jet d’encre / inkjet prints, 75 x 75 cm

    Normand Rajotte, Le chantier – Caroline Loncol Daigneault, In the Eye of the Beaver

    March 13, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — Le chantier: the first image. Through marks and lines – green, taupe, orange – a wet woodlands glistens. In the foreground, three black tree trunks. The one in the centre is cut open at the base, showing freshly gnawed yellow flesh. It partially hides a pile of branches arranged in an outwardly spreading form – the key, the sun of the image…

  • Jamila I. M. Thalja, Sans titre, 30 x 40 cm

    Valérie Jouve, Five women from the country of the moon – Fabien Pinaroli

    March 11, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — For more than twenty years, in her encounters and the resulting portraits, Valérie Jouve has been navigating among reference points composed of historical markers such as architecture in peripheral zones, or the habituses of contemporary human beings…

  • Béla F. Egyedi, Self-portrait reflected in a meshed surface / Autoportrait réfléchi dans une surface maillée, ca. / vers 1970, 24 x 16 cm, Gelatin silver prints from the Egyedi Fonds / Épreuves argentiques provenant du Fonds Egyedi, McCord Museum / Musée McCord

    Forgotten Photography : The Case of Béla F. Egyedi – Zoë Tousignant

    March 6, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — Béla Ferenc Egyedi was born in 1913 in Esztergom, Hungary. He immigrated to Canada in 1951 and lived for many years in Montreal’s Milton-Park neighbourhood, at various addresses on Lorne Avenue and Durocher Street, near Milton Street. He was simultaneously a photographer, a printmaker, a poet, and a ceramicist…

  • David Hornillos, from the series / de la série Mediodía, 2001-2014

    PHotoEspaña 2014: Shining Light on Spanish Photography – Jill Glessing

    March 4, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — “Mother and teacher mine, my sad and spacious Spain”: this is how the poet, Blas de Otero described his country’s vast geography and serial suffering under the double yoke of monarchy and religion, and then under fascism…

  • Kelly Lycan, 291, From the Faraway Nearby, 2014, installation view

    Kelly Lycan, Underglow – Karen Henry

    February 27, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — The title of Kelly Lycan’s show, Underglow, incorporates her interest in consumer culture, photography, high art, and cultures of display. Lycan uses the connotations of luminous detailing in car culture, cosmetic techniques that add shimmering radiance, and, in general, the use of light to emphasize form to animate the role of light in photography…

  • Ryoji Ikeda, superposition, Montréal, 2014, permission de Kazuo Fukunaga / Kyoto Experiment, Kyoto Art Theater, Shunjuza

    Ryoji Ikeda, superposition – Louis Cummins

    February 25, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

  • David Goldblatt, Luke Kgatitsoe in his house, bulldozed in February 1984 by the government after the forced removal of the people of Magopa, a black-owned farm, which had been declared a “black spot,” Ventersdorp district, Transvaal, 21 October 1986,, from the series Structures of Dominion and Democracy, gelatin silver print, 86 x 110 cm, courtesy of the Marian Goodman Gallery

    David Goldblatt, Structures of Dominion and Democracy – Stephen Horne

    February 20, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — David Goldblatt has been photographing in South Africa for many decades. The acuity with which he has recorded the depths of violence and its specific character both during and after the era of apartheid rests on his observation of violence naturalized…

  • Félix Dufour-Laperrière, Photogramme du film Transatlantique, 2014, Montréal, 72 min

    Félix Dufour-Laperrière, Transatlantique – Charles Guilbert

    February 18, 2019 [originally published in CV99 in Winter 2015] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.