2019_Zelli-gLeila Zelli, Terrain de jeux, 2018, still from the animation, colour, sound, 10 s

Leila Zelli. Terrain de jeux

Graduating master’s student in visual and media arts (MFA), UQAM

January 11 - February 23, 2019 

Opening: Tuesday, January 15, 5:30 p.m.

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Our view and grasp of images is shaped by our particular cultural preconceptions, knowledge, experiences and beliefs, which constitute a singular vision of the world. As a result, no image can ever be understood in one single way, as it is viewed through the kaleidoscope of human perception. And yet, every day, we see hundreds, if not thousands of images on TV, on the Internet, on social networks, in the street and in archives, and we take for granted that our view of them is “accurate”. Some of these quotidian images, representing situations of war, are replayed here in installation form, asking us to question our view of “other” and “elsewhere”.

Canada Council for the Arts Canada Council for the Arts


Université du Québec à Montréal
1400, Rue Berri, Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, Local J-R 120
Montréal, Québec
Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.
Free admission