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Swirls of smoke are floating all summer long over the Darling Foundry’s Place Publique. With its trademark caustic wit, the trio BGL has chosen to take over that space by showing Chicha Muffler, a participatory installation that lures us to attune ourselves…

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Occasioned by the Darling Foundry's renovation of the artist studios building, Quartier Éphémère invited Maria Sheriff to create a permanent work, framed within Quebec's Ministry of Culture and Communications program to integrate works of art into architecture.…

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In situ cavalcade   Artists: Virginie Laganière et Jean-Maxime Dufresne (duo, Montreal) Philippe Côté (Montreal), Brandon LaBelle (United States,Germany) Antoine Nessi (France) Carlos Contente (Brazil)   Wide shot series : Ron Terada (Vancouver) Michael…

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Mirador, a spectacular work from Acapulco, this year. This piece takes the form of a mountain extending over a large surface of the building facing the Darling Foundry. An entry on the base of the structure delves inside a segment of the landscape and…

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Traces from the past are too often brutally erased, radically eliminated from our visual environment. In our society of extreme hygiene, that seeks to modernize and regulate everything leaving little room for aging, degradation, to be left adrift. Transported…

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Ombre de Ville as conceived by French artist Jean-Paul Ganem sits at the crossroads between visual arts and installation practice. Reflecting upon the aesthetic function of landscape and the environment the artist utilizes vegetation as the base material…

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Following up on his 2007 vegetation wall, this year French artist Jean-Paul Ganem uses a new technique to colour and add green to the Darling Foundry’s walls and the street in front. He presents an installation where overgrown vegetation spreads to the…

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Nicole Fournier's artistic practice is based on interdisciplinarity, weaving together aspects of public art, participatory performance, collaboration, cultural mediation and ecovention.  The concept of ecovention applies to an intervention in eco-art,…

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CLUES TO SOMETHING ON THE CUSP OF DISAPPEARING     Permis10h57 is an in situ work by Montreal artist Gilbert Boyer, whose subject and object are both the urban fabric and the pedestrians who walk through it.  Blending in, chameleon-like, with existing…

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Permis10h57 is a site-specific work by Montreal artist Gilbert Boyer that deals with the subject of our urban structure and the pedestrians who walk through it. Installed on around fifty street lamps, blending like a chameleon into the street furniture…

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Are presented, on the corner of Duke and Ottawa street in Montreal these three interventions on abandoned billboards were apart of the Mois de la Photo (The Month of the Photo). BELDUM XVIII (1998-1999) Photomontage 8’ X 24’ (2.44m x 7.32m)Neil Budzinski…

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In 1999, Milutin Gubash began to collect and systematically study divers articles in a daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, the city of his birth. In the same way that it has for the past four years, this web project uses the contents of these…

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Natural Selection: Interpretation by artists on billboards in the city

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Artistes: Rebecca Belmore et Ron Terada PLAN LARGE is presented in collaboration with le Mois de la Photo à Montréal As of October 4th, the 4th edition of PLAN LARGE, a wide opencast photographic gallery, presents two new forceful works, leaving a significant…

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PLAN LARGE - Interventions artistiques sur des anciens panneaux publicitaires au coeur de la ville. Une coproduction du Mois de la Photo à Montréal. Presented in coproduction with Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal.   Michael Flomen explores light as a…

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PLAN LARGE Artistic interventions on lit billboards in the city The work of Shelley Miller reflects her fascination for the adornment of facades and the architecture of buildings. She uses inexpensive materials in her artistic research, moving away…

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Plate-form, a sculpture by Alexander David on the Darling Foundry’s public square, fits somewhere between furniture and architecture. Plate-form deals with man’s mobility, the interactivity he generates, even as it affords the pleasure of experiencing…

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CLOSING EVENT, June 17In collaboration with le Navire « Night », 100,7 FM  -> Noto / Carsten Nicolai (Germany), in situ sound environment-> Aube (Japan), live electronics-> Steve Heimbecker (Canada), electroacoustic performance-> Jean-François Laporte…

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The Tunnel event writes itself into the continuity of on-site interventions organized by Quartier Éphémère in the heart of the Faubourg des Récollets/Old Griffintown and on the shores of the Lachine Canal. After Panique Au Fauboug in 1997, Proposition…

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For this third collaboration with the Darling Foundry, Jean-Paul Ganem presents Variations, an original green composition in wich the public is invited to enter and which allows for a moment of rural nature within the very urban Griffintown. This time,…

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