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Geopoetics : Finissage
October 15 2017 / 13:00 to 17:00
Géopoétique – A Project to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation.
Ensemble Strada: Fanfarniente
Between 2:15 and 4:30 p.m.
La Fanfarniente is a musical street performance that will stroll through Stewart Park and inside the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre while performing an eclectic and international repertoire. From waltz to salsa, klezmer to Nino Rota, twelve outstanding musicians, under the direction of El Director, blend musical styles with boundless enthusiam and instill an irresistible urge to dance! This impressive marching band will parade around with a wild array of caps, coats, kilts and ruffled skirts!
Geopoetics – The Lay of the Land
This exhibition explores the idea of immensity in relation to Canadian territory. Each artist proposes a conceptual and contemporary reflection on various theoretical dimensions of territory, including social, cultural, linguistic, climatic and identity aspects. The works are displayed in Stewart Park, creating a journey that reveals interesting and unusual perspectives on our country.
Artists : Janice Wright Cheney, Nicole Dextras, Konstantin Dimopoulos, Mia Feuer,
Caroline Gagné, Marie-Claude de Souza, Jamelie Hassan, Collectif ITWÉ, Giorgia Volpe,
Christopher Varady-Szabo, Jessica Vellenga et Nicole Bauberger. Curator : Kasia Basta
Geopoetics – Ranges of Motion
Stewart Hall Art Gallery
The exhibition is built around the notions of mobility and movement, considered as identity markers for the chosen
works. Artists explore various issues related to diversity, interculturalism, territorial exploration, nomadism and more broadly the history of Canada. This artistic quest provides visitors with an intimate vision of territorial poetry.
Artists : Jacynthe Carrier, Kym Greeley, Milutin Gubash, Jamelie Hassan, Myriam Lambert, Andrew Maize, Julie Picard, France Trépanier, Aquil Virani et Rebecca Jones. Curator : Kasia Basta
Geopoetics: From one ocean to the other
Kid’s Corner – Stewart Hall
This exhibition is the product of a partnership between the Stewart Hall Art Gallery and the “Little Stew’Arts”, consisting of groups of students from Marguerite-Bourgeoys elementary school. The project was inspired by artists Matt Shane and Jim Holyoak, who were in residence at the Art Gallery last April. The Little Stew’Arts take over the Kids’ Corner with paper murals illustrating the landscapes, wildlife and flora of Canada’s seven physiographic regions.