L'art observe series

The art mediation platform L’art observe encompasses a number of public activities designed to complement Galerie de l’UQAM’s exhibition program,  tailored to audiences keen to expand their knowledge of contemporary visual art.

MOMENTA Time: guided tours

October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 5 – 6 p.m., in French
Saturday, October 12, 2 – 3 p.m., in English
Free admission

Objects as Reflections of Self

September 21, 2019

As part of MOMENTA 2019

Saturday, September 21, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Sunday, September 29, 10:30 a.m. – noon

Galerie de l’UQAM
Bilingual
Free admission
Reservations required

À la racine

June 1, 2019

Performance by Chloé Savoie-Bernard and Marilou Craft

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

Maude Arès: activations of the installation

May 18, 2019

Performance and sound design by Maude Arès and Simon Labbé

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1 p.m.

Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

Round table: Over My Black Body

May 18, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In English
Free admission

Moderators: Eunice Bélidor and Anaïs Castro
Guests: Erika DeFreitas, Stanley Février, Amartey Golding

Artist Talk: Salle des maquettes

April 4, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admissions

With artists Thomas Corriveau, Manon De Pauw, Raymond Lavoie and Denis Rousseau

Guided tour: Waiting

February 23, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

With Fabrizio Gallanti, curator, and artists Emmanuelle Léonard, Alain Parent, Jean-Maxime Dufresne and Virginie Laganière

La nuit des idées : Le présent suspendu

January 31, 2019

Université du Québec à Montréal
Agora of the Judith-Jasmin Pavilion
1400 Berri, Montréal
Berri-UQAM Metro Station
Free admission

Guests:
Laure Adler, journalist, television and radio host, writer and essayist
Francine Pelletier, journalist, writer and documentary filmmaker
Camille Robert, writer, columnist, PhD candidate in history (UQAM)
Louise Déry, curator, art historian and director of Galerie de l’UQAM
Corinne Diserens, curator, art historian and museum director
Fabrizio Gallanti, architect, curator and researcher

Guided tour: Uprisings

November 21, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM and Cinémathèque québécoise
Free admission
In French

Guided tours: Uprisings

September 29, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM and Cinémathèque québécoise
Free admission
In French

As part of the Journées de la culture

Long Table: Les Oranges Sont Vertes

June 15, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

With the exhibition’s artists
Moderators: Doriane Biot, Véronique Hudon and Camille Richard

If Refusal Had a Form

June 15, 2018

At Ginkgo café & bar, 308 Ste-Catherine East Street
Free admission

Guests: Oana Avasilichioaei, Sarah Chouinard-Poirier, Benoit Jutras, Soleil Launière, France Théoret

Make Banana Cry

June 2, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

Show with Ellen Furey, Hanako Hoshimi-Caines, Dana Michel, Simon Portigal, Andrew Tay, Stephen Thompson

Nous serons universel.le.s

May 26, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

Followed by a discussion with the performers
Moderator: Camille Richard

Presented in collaboration with OFFTA

Blank Cunts / Quatuor en solos

May 23, 2018

With Pascale Drevillon, Angie Cheng, Émilie Graton, Leticia Hamaoui, Chloé Ouellet-Payeur, Marie-Pier Proulx, Marie-Ève Quilicot, Dave St-Pierre, Marilou Verschelden

Performances schedule:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 12 – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 25, 2018, 12 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 12 – 4 p.m.
Friday, June 1, 2018, 12 – 6 p.m.

Native Presence and Resistance

May 22, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
In English
Free admission

Guest speakers: Niki Little and Becca Taylor, curators of 4th Contemporary Native Art Biennale, and the curators of Refus Contraire.
Moderator: Doriane Biot

Banana Peels (Trying Hard)

May 18, 2018

With Ellen Furey, Hanako Hoshimi-Caines, Dana Michel, Simon Portigal, Andrew Tay, Stephen Thompson

Interventions schedule:
Friday, May 18, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.

These intermittent interventions in the gallery space will comprise of a work cycle, based on the identity and corporal history of each performer. The sessions will function as a social dance, in which the performer acknowledges their colonized body while engaging in moments of abstraction in order to escape from preconceived codes.

Nuit blanche 2018 at Galerie de l’UQAM

March 3, 2018

Agora of the Judith-Jasmin Pavilion and Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

Guests:
Buffalo Hat Singers, traditional and contemporary drumming pow-wow group 
Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, poet, painter, actress, activist (environmets and aboriginal rights)

La nuit des idées in Montréal

January 25, 2018

Université du Québec à Montréal
Agora of the Judith-Jasmin Pavilion
1400 Berri, Montréal
Berri-UQAM Metro Station
Free admission

Guests:
Christiane Taubira, politician and former French Minister of Justice
Nicole Brossard, poet, novelist and essayist
Martine Delvaux, essayist, novelist and professor of literature (UQAM)
Alain Fleischer, filmmaker, artist, author and director of Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts
Sophie Malavoy, director of Coeur des sciences (UQAM) and science journalist
Normand Mousseau, author, academic director of Institut de l’énergie Trottier and professor of physics (Université de Montréal)
Anne-Marie Ninacs, researcher, curator and professor of visual and media arts (UQAM)
Fabienne Pilon, young 16 years old intellectual
Cathy Wong, Speaker of the Montreal City Council and City councillor, Ville-Marie Borough

La peinture déplacée

November 25, 2017

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

Texts: Nicole Brossard, Paul-Émile Borduas, Anne Hébert, Agnes Martin, Monique Régimbald-Zeiber
Reading: Marie Eykel, Christian Lapointe, Christiane Pasquier
Animation: Marie-Andrée Lamontagne
Text curation: Louise Déry

2017 Montréal Museums Day

May 28, 2017

Galerie de l’UQAM and Judith-Jasmin Pavilion, Université du Québec à Montréal
Free admission

As part of Montréal Museums Day

AfroScots A programme of film, video and sound work

February 25, 2017

CDEx
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, room J-R930
405 Ste-Catherine East, Montréal
In English
Free admission

Curators: Mother Tongue (Glasgow)
Artists: Rayanne Bushell, Irineu Destourelles, Kapwani Kiwanga, Maud Sulter, Tako Taal and Alberta Whi

Droit debout

January 21, 2017

Galerie de l’UQAM
Free admission

With the dancers Michèle Febvre, Paul-André Fortier, Dana Michel, Myriam Arseneault, Andréa Corbeil, Denis Lavoie and Nicolas Patry.
Interpretation of the text accompanying the choreography: Christiane Pasquier

Muséologie, hôpitaux et patrimoines

October 7, 2016

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

Guests: Isabelle Algrin, Sylvain Caron,  Anne Castelas, Marie-Charlotte Franco, Justine G. Chapleau, Samantha Gauvin, Emilie Girard, Marie-Ève Goulet, Élisabeth Meunier, Charlotte Moreau de la Fuente, Mathieu St-Gelais, Emmanuelle Trudeau-Morin