by Jacques Doyon Travel is an inherent aspect of contemporary civilization. Whatever the distance, we have to see other places. We are all tourists, in one way or another, always foreigners to someone or some society, which we observe with mixed feelings of curiosity, empathy, rejection, or fear. The image has become the heart of […]
Portfolios : WANDA KOOP, XAVIER RIBAS, ALAIN CHAGNON.
Focus : Une esthétique de chiffonnier (le photographe itinérant).
Reviews : Serge Clément – Persona, André Martin – Mes modèles. Autoportraits, Dominique Baqué – La photographie plasticienne. Un art paradoxal, Diana Thorneycroft: The Body, Its Lesson and Camouflage.
Authors : Jacques Doyon, Olivier Asselin, Robin Laurence, Xavier Ribas, Robert Graham, Mona Hakim, Sylvain Campeau, Christine Desrochers, Martha Langford.
[Summer 2000] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Summary Asselin recalls the various modem figures of the walker and the modalities of their aesthetic contemplation. The photographer bears a resemblance to the Baudelairean figure of the flâneur, torn between […]
[Summer 2000] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Summary Best known as a painter, Wanda Koop is also a gifted videographer who produces scrolls of video stills as well as large-scale installations combining video projections and painting. Many of […]
[Summer 2000] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Summary Our leisure activities are less and less distinguishable from models of productivity. Organized leisure has tentacles. It is probably to escape this logic that people meet spontaneously in less domesticated […]
[Summer 2000] by Robert Graham In June of 1998, fifty-year-old Quebec photographer Alain Chagnon undertook a journey. As a man and as a photographer, he was propelled in flight from the “here” of home in search of what must be found away and somewhere else. From this particular corner of the continent, he set out […]
[Summer 2000] Meeka Walsh, editor, with contributions by Mary Ann Caws, Robert Enright, and Vicki Goldberg Winnipeg: Bain & Cox Diana Thorneycroft: The Body, Its Lesson and Camouflage is the first major book by the Winnipeg artist whose psychic explorations have been seen and much discussed in Canada for over a decade. All of Thorneycroft’s […]