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.

La nuit des idées : Être vivant·e : à la vie, à la mort

January 30, 2020

Agora Hydro-Québec
Coeur des sciencesRoom CO-R500, inner courtyard of the Complexe des sciences Pierre-Dansereau, UQAM
175 Président-Kennedy Ave., Montréal
Place-des-arts Metro
Free admission
In French
Reservations required

Moderator: Marie-Andrée Lamontagne
Guests: Heidi Barkun, Domingo Cisneros, Luce Des Aulniers, Juliette Lusven, Antoine Payot, Lilyane Rachédi, Victoire Tuaillon

Round table: L’espace arctique

December 3, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

Moderator: Louise Déry
Guests: Charles Brunette, Geronimo Inutiq, Emmanuelle Léonard and Lieutenant-Colonel Benoit Mainville

Guided tour: Deployment

November 23, 2019

Alongside the artist and curator

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

With the curator and the artist

MOMENTA Time: guided tours

October 3, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission

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

Objects as Reflections of Self

September 21, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission
Reservations required

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

À la racine

June 1, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French
Free admission

Performance by Chloé Savoie-Bernard and Marilou Craft

Maude Arès: activations of the installation

May 18, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission

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.

Performance and sound design by Maude Arès and Simon Labbé

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

Guided tour: Waiting

February 23, 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
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
In French
Free admission

Moderator: Marie-Andrée Lamontagne
Guests: Laure Adler, Francine Pelletier, Camille Robert, Louise Déry, Corinne Diserens, Fabrizio Gallanti

Guided tour: Uprisings

November 21, 2018

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

Des voix qui s’élèvent Symposium

November 8, 2018

Salle de la reconnaissance, Room D-R200, Athanase-David Pavilion, UQAM
1430 St-Denis
In French, with simultaneous interpreting in Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
Free admission

Speakers: Maxime Boidy, Martine Chartrand, Hannah Claus, Ersy Contogouris, Lydia Etok, Clément de Gaulejac, Philippe de Grosbois, Cynthia Hammond, Joanne Lalonde, Ève Lamoureux, Camille Larivée, Véronique Leduc, Mélanie Milette, Pattie O’Green, Julie Ravary-Pilon, Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre, Nina Segalowitz, Maria Silina

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

Uprisings conference: entre mémoires et désirs

September 7, 2018

Salle Marie-Gérin-Lajoie, Judith-Jasmin Pavilion, UQAM
405 Sainte-Catherine East, room J-M400
In French, with simultaneous interpreting in Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
Regular price: $25  |  Student price: $15
Reservations required

Guests: Nicole Brossard, Katrie Chagnon, Philippe Despoix, Dalie Giroux,  Jean-François Hamel, Ginette Michaud, Tamara Vukov

Inaugural lecture by Georges Didi-Huberman

Long Table: Les Oranges Sont Vertes

June 15, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission

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

If Refusal Had a Form

June 15, 2018

Ginkgo café & bar, 308 Ste-Catherine East Street
In French and English
Free admission

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

Make Banana Cry

June 2, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
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
In French and English
Free admission

Moderator: Camille Richard

Followed by a discussion with the performers

Blank Cunts / Quatuor en solos

May 23, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission

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

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

Banana Peels (Trying Hard)

May 18, 2018

Galerie de l’UQAM
In French and English
Free admission

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
In French
Free admission

Guests: Christiane Taubira, Nicole Brossard, Martine Delvaux, Alain Fleischer, Sophie Malavoy, Normand Mousseau, Anne-Marie Ninacs, Fabienne Pilon, Cathy Wong

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 2017

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