[Winter 2023] Daniel Hausmann, Backstage among the Urban Ruins By Mona Hakim [Excerpt] I first encountered the work of the photographer Daniel Hausmann several years ago, during a visit to his studio, which had been opened to a group of guests. His urban images were unique – at once baroque, dark, and striking. Abandoned lots […]
[Winter 2022] Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montréal 8.09.2021 — 9.10.2021 By Mona Hakim [Excerpt] Presented in a single exhibition space and arranged facing each other, the photographs of Sylvie Readman and Denis Rioux highlight their common concern with the issues and properties of the photographic language within which the primary conditions of the visual and conceptual experience […]
[January 13, 2022] By Mona Hakim. On the Border, Michel Huneault’s recent photographic project, begun during a residency at Centre Adélard in Frelighsburg in fall 2020, was transposed to an online presentation thanks to a highly productive creative collaboration with Agence TOPO1. Sixty landscape images and an equal number of […]
[Summer 2021] Le goût de la durée Occurrence, espace d’art et d’essai contemporains, Montréal 15.09.2020 — 7.11.2020 Par Mona Hakim On the walls of the smallest room in Galerie Occurrence are intriguing photographs of a bare, dingy hall. Captured by photographer Judith Bellavance, the basement of a Gaspé village church seems frozen in time. Bellavance […]
[Summer 2020] This article was originally published in French only. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Sur les lieux La Castiglione, Montréal Du 2 octobre au 9 novembre 2019 Par Charles Guilbert (En Français seulement) See the magazine for the complete article and more images: Ciel […]
September 29, 2020 [originally published in CV107 in Fall 2017] — Claude Goulet is the founder and director of Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie. This major event, has become an essential destination, with its outdoor photographic installations and its different thematic and pedagogical facets…
[Spring-Summer 2017] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Paris Photo, Offprint et Polycopies par Mona Hakim (French only) [See the printed or digital version of the magazine for the complete article.] Purchase this article
March 12, 2020 [originally published in CV104 in Fall 2016] — HAKAPIK did not go unnoticed during its presentation at Occurrence. 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 […]