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  • Sylvie Readman, À contretemps II : site spécifique - James D. Campbell

    Sylvie Readman, À contretemps II : site spécifique – James D. Campbell

    April 20, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — In this photographic essay, Sylvie Readman brilliantly addresses the strange topography of the abandoned military base at Saint-Hubert, Quebec, in terms of non-place and liminal space. Her fortuitous discovery of this site has resulted in some of her most memorable images to date…

  • Katia Gosselin - Michaël Lachance

    Katia Gosselin – Michaël Lachance

    April 6, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

  • now & beyond

    now & beyond

    April 7, 2021 — Mourning the untimely loss of a dear friend and art writer, James D. Campbell, photographer Ewa Monika Zebrowski has created a narrative that considers the impermanence of life, as reflected in images of a Mediterranean island.

  • Vincent Delbrouck, Catalogue - Louis Perreault

    Vincent Delbrouck, Catalogue – Louis Perreault

    April 6, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

  • New & Worthy

    New & Worthy

    April 6, 2021 [originally published in CV108 in Winter 2018] — Photographic books, monographic catalogs and theoretical works, highlighted in Ciel variable 108 – Going Public.

  • Helga Pakasaar, On the new Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver - Karen Henry

    Helga Pakasaar, On the new Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver – Karen Henry

    March 30, 2021 [originally published in CV108 in Winter 2018] — Curator Helga Pakasaar contemplates changes in Vancouver institutions and art practices at a significant moment of change for Presentation House Gallery, where she has been curator since 2003, as it is transformed into the new Polygon Gallery…

  • Michel Campeau, The Donkey that Became a Zebra : histoires de chambre noire - Joan Fontcuberta, Fire, Prayers and the Place of Photography

    Michel Campeau, The Donkey that Became a Zebra : histoires de chambre noire – Joan Fontcuberta, Fire, Prayers and the Place of Photography

    January 25, 2021 [originally published in CV107 in Fall 2017] — Just when we thought we had all the answers to the enigma of our memory fixed in silver salts, life – without so much as a by-your-leave – changed the questions. Perhaps because life is not a problem to be solved, as Søren Kierkegaard said, but a reality to be experienced…

  • André Barrette, Fin de Siglo - Alexis Desgagnés, Fin de siècle in Cuba

    André Barrette, Fin de Siglo – Alexis Desgagnés, Fin de siècle in Cuba

    January 18, 2021 [originally published in CV107 in Fall 2017] — André Barrette likely never wanted his art in the spotlight. That is why, outside of the community of artist-run centres in Quebec City, relatively little is known about his discreet but important contribution to Quebec photography landscape in recent decades.

  • Joan Fontcuberta, Trauma - Sylvain Campeau, Autopsy of a Disappearance

    Joan Fontcuberta, Trauma – Sylvain Campeau, Autopsy of a Disappearance

    January 11, 2021 [originally published in CV107 in Fall 2017] — In his work, Joan Fontcuberta explores the effects of the real and the capacity for truth generated by the technological image, in order to denounce the authoritarian discourses regarding information and knowledge. His other subjects include nature and the functions of the image in digital culture.

  • Emanuel Licha, The Work of Seeing - Guillaume Lafleur

    Emanuel Licha, The Work of Seeing – Guillaume Lafleur

    December 22, 2020 [originally published in CV107 in Fall 2017] — Hotel Machine is a feature-length film in the current meaning of the term. It is Licha’s first production of this type, as he comes from the contemporary-art world and his work has usually been presented in galleries. It is related to the trend in documentary cinema that involves taking solid formal points of view – a trend that has been validated by following the traditional ...