Performance evenings

Neighbors, come celebrate the summer! Once again this year, the Darling Foundry wishes to affirm the role of art and of a friendly and dynamic public space, in harmony with its neighborhood. This last evening, the event is entirely dedicated to neighbors… See more

Performance evenings

For this carte blanche evening, the SenseLab presents Minor Movements, a set of experiments about Social Dreaming.   Propositions for Social Dreaming – a minor movement SenseLab invites you to an evening of collective eating of our dreams, an evening… See more

Performance evenings

The sixth and final evening of the Possible Awakenings series is made through mutual aid and collective creation. In the context of a collaboration carried out before the event or in the case of a first encounter between the artist and the public, the… See more

Performance evenings

Possible Awakenings #5 proposes a series of artistic interventions inspired by disciplines located at the margins of creation: art history, research, archiving, and the use of educational strategies in art practices. Through open discourse, this iteration… See more

Performance evenings

This fourth proposal in the Possible Awakenings series encourages new interconnections, inviting the public to gather around artificial settings where real spaces - Ottawa Street and the Bar-Terrace - are superimposed with imagined spaces. With How to… See more

Performance evenings

This third proposal in the Possible Awakenings series brings the public to the horizon of the culture of self-care. On the program: a harvest of native plants and tasting of homemade herbal teas, followed by a participatory performance ironically similar… See more

Performance evenings

For this carte blanche evening, the SenseLab from Concordia University presents Make Space for a Surprise to Arise, a set of individual and collective experiments created in response to the work of artist Lygia Clark. Emblematic of a generation of Brazilian… See more

Performance evenings

The Possible Awakenings series in Place Publique continues with the project Domus (Les résonances des plateformes). During this performative installation, Massimo Guerrera and his collaborators intersect with the public through various actions, on a set… See more

Performance evenings

The first part of the performance series Possible Awakenings invites the public to create collectively in a lab of experimentation and radio retransmission. Through a performative shaping of the present moment, the exercises presented by the artist Miranda… See more

Performance evenings

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Every summer for the past ten years, Place Publique has occupied a section of rue Ottawa, confirming the presence of art and artists in a neighbourhood where major companies, innovative businesses, and new and long-established residents live side by side.… See more

Performance evening

As part of our Place Publique program, our first event is co-presented by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City and the MAC, in collaboration with the Darling Foundry. It was organized by Véronique Leblanc, guest curator at… See more

Discussion with the residents

Luiza Proença and Snyder Moreno Martín met as part of the Darling Foundry’s international residency program. They conducted research on ways of knowing, healing processes, Indigenous people, and decolonization issues. They invite the public to an open… See more

Lancement de livre

Guillaume Adjutor Provost has been developing for nearly ten years a work oriented towards the development of spaces of hospitality and collaboration with a community of peers, often from the performance like him, but also with actors coming from non… See more

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EIGHT EDITION THU, May 30 - 7PMFRI, May 31 - 2PM For this eighth edition, RIPA – rencontre interuniversitaire de performance actuelle will take place at the Darling Foundry. The event will unfold in two stages: first with a performance evening honouring… See more

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Double feature Monday, May 27 | 8:30 PMTuesday, May 28 | 3 PM   For the third year in a row, the Darling Foundry is pleased to host a double feature as part of the live arts festival, OFFTA. Comment oublier d'arroser les plantes demainMai thi Bach… See more

Soirée performance

At the confluence of action poetry and sound poetry, the performance The Only Way To Know For Sure Is To Test Your Blood Sugar presents a series of actions and stresses in sound, musical and gesture. Through a collage of semi-prepared micro-events, combining… See more

Soirée performance,Artist talk

To conclude their project on the Darling Foundry Reading Platform, MOLAF will present a reading-performance based on their forthcoming artist book, A small and not ostentatious chamber with whose decorations no fault can be found. This new publication… See more

Formation

As part of the training program for the production studios, the Darling Foundry offers a training session focused on CNC machining. CNC specialist Laurent Charbonneau will instruct a 4-hour training session on CNC Machining. Only offering space for three… See more

Artist talk

Pursuing a reflection initiated with the wall drawing Dessin tissé de repentirs, Bayrol Jiménez invites the public to an exploratory drawing workshop in his studio. By encouraging visitors to use intuitive and spontaneous methods, the artist seeks to… See more

Soirées de performances

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For the Nuit Blanche 2019, the Darling Foundry is pleased to welcome the student festival Arts Matters on the Place Publique. For this event, the public is invited to interact with Art on the outdoor space of the Darling Foundry, through multimedia artworks… See more

Vernissage

La Fonderie Darling est heureuse d'annoncer le lancement de sa programmation 2019, avec l'ouverture de trois expositions individuelles. DAVID ARMSTRONG SIX, NIGHT SCHOOLCOMMISSAIRE : CAROLINE ANDRIEUX Pour Night School, David Armstrong Six présente… See more

Performance evenings

Wishing to reach a specific local public - workers and residents of the neighborhood - the curator of this 12th edition of Place Publique launches a call for projects to performers and collectives who rethink the nuances of participatory experience and… See more

Each year the Darling Foundry invites its members to gather for a festive dinner. This year promises to be a powerful and memorable evening as invited artist Lara Kramer will present a performance and installation in our small gallery.Our members continue… See more

Conversation with the artists

Leonora Bisagno and Bruno Baltzer (LUX) offer an overview of their collaborative artistic practice, as well as their residency project at the Darling Foundry, based on the Québécois motto "Je me souviens". This sentence is taken at a catalyst for new… See more

Guided tour

For the Journées de la culture montréalaises, the Darling Foundry offers to its visitors an interactive guided tour of its fall exhibitions. Conceived as an intergenerational artistic dialogue, The Silver Cord presents the works of John Heward and Jean-François… See more

The Darling Foundry organized, the September 27 of 2018, a peaceful and performative protest to advocate for a permanent Place Publique on the part of Ottawa Street that runs between Queen and Prince Streets. For over ten years, the Darling Foundry has… See more

Training

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As part of the training program for the production studios, the Darling Foundry offers an introduction to ceramics techniques. This training will give an overview of shaping techniques, the application of engobe and enamel as well as the work of textures.   Trainer… See more

Artist talk

Under the title 안녕, 안녕 [Annyeong, annyeong], the public presentation of South Korean artist Jin Dallae takes shape around a meditation upon the Korean greeting phrase <안녕> Annyeong -- Hi, in English. 안녕 Annyeong is also the word used to say goodbye. In… See more

Opening

The Darling Foundry is pleased to announce the opening of The Silver Cord, on Thursday, September 13, with the artists in attendance. Aesthetic connections form between one generation of artists and another, and what we call inspiration—a “divine” connection… See more

Soirée performance

For the sixth and last evening from the performance cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings, interdisciplinary artist Antonija Livingstone activates Place Publique with an intervention divided in two moments spanning the duration… See more

Levée de fond

The Darling Foundry is happy to invite you to its famous BINGO evening, on Thursday, August 9, at 7:30 pm.This popular and festive fundraising event celebrates the Darling Foundry action and thanks to the generous donors who contributed to our crowdfunding… See more

Soirée performance

For the fifth evening of performance cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings, the artists Anne-F Jacques and Philippe Battikha invite the public to pay attention to its immediate sound environment. Ottawa street becomes an intimate… See more

Soirée performance

The Darling Foundry is eager to affirm the role of art in dynamism and harmony with the neighbourhood. We propose an artistic and warm evening entirely devoted to neighbours working or living in the area to encourage meetings and exchanges on the Place… See more

Soirée performance

For the fourth iteration of cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings, Place Publique collaborates pairs with Esther Bourdages. With an ambulatory concert sublimating the exceptional acoustics of Ottawa street, this performance will pay… See more

Soirée performance

This third evening of performance cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings will revolve stories of displacement through multiple-channel video installations, inviting the audience to roam around Place Publique. In addition, artistic… See more

Soirée performance

Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay produced A Letter Condoning This Exhibition/A Letter Condemning This Exhibition in response to the news that his aesthetics and identity had been used by Schwebel as part of his exhibitions at the Fonderie Darling and the Tadeusz… See more

Soirée performance

This evening offers a carte blanche to PERFform 18, a performance art tour from New Brunswick, conceived by Linda Rae Dornan and Mathieu Léger. Linda Rae Dornan In a series of connected actions, Dornan will perform with language systems forgotten and… See more

Soirée performance

For the second evening of performance cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings, Place Publique is transformed into a vast echo chamber. Artist Ida Toninato invites the audience to an experience of listening: from silence, surrounding… See more

Soirée performance

This first performance night from the cycle Fermons les yeux pour voir. Always mind your surroundings paints a portrait of Darling Foundry’s district and its history. The artists mobilize places and uncared-for objects: Jean-Philippe Luckhurst-Cartier… See more

Artist talk

Joshua Schwebel will present an artist's talk on the event of his exhibition "A Dream in Which I Am You" and the launch of his novel (co-written with his sister, Shoshana Schwebel).During the talk Schwebel will unwrap this expansive project that he developed… See more

Musician for more than twenty-five years, KVNMHLN has been guitarist of the metal band ExInferis (1998-2011) and the group soleilnoir (2011-2016). Recently he is interested in the composition of abstract sound creations, inspired by noise and drone,… See more

Vernissage

In celebration of the summer solstice, the Darling Foundry is thrilled to open 2 new solo exhibitions, Un feu permanent à l’intérieur de nous by Marco Godinho (curator: Kevin Muhlen) and A Dream In Which I Am You by Joshua Schwebel (curator: Esther Bourdages). On… See more

Soirée performance

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For the 11th edition of Place Publique, the Darling Foundry offers neighborhood residents and art enthusiasts an exploratory, diversified and participative program. While reaffirming its role as an artistic and cultural landmark in an ever-changing neighborhood,… See more

The Darling Foundry is thrilled to host Suoni Per Il Popolo festival The Suoni Per Il Popolo is very proud to present a screening of films by legendary artist Yoko Ono. The program will include selected work from Ono’s groundbreaking films including Fly… See more

The Darling Foundry is thrilled to host Suoni Per Il Popolo festival. Jacob Kirkegaard performs Else-Marie Pade's electronic work the Faust Suite -- DenmarkDenmark’s Jacob Kirkegaard is considered among the most important sound artists of his generation.… See more

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Ça a l’air synthétique bonjour hi + Performance about a woman Tue May 29th - 8:30 pmWed May 30th - 1 pmÇa a l’air synthétique bonjour hiBurcu Emeç + Roxa Hy + Michael Martini + Nien Tzu WengWhat if an audience was paid for contributing to an artwork… See more

Artist talk

For her end-of-residency presentation, Argentinian curator Renata Cervetto will tell a story related with her stay in Montreal and her hunches as an art worker. In return, attendants will be invited to contribute to her personal nomadic archive by sharing… See more

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As part of the training program for the production studios, the Darling Foundry offers an introduction to metal techniques. This training will be an opportunity to discover the various machines of the metal station, to present their operation and their… See more

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Exhibition May 9 - 12, 2018 Opening: May 10, 2018, 6 PM - 10 PM   The Darling Foundry is excited this year to host Maureen III, the third edition of the annual exhibition of Concordia University's MFA studio arts students.  It brings together the work… See more

"New ideas need old buildings" (Jane Jacobs) Starting from Pointe-Saint-Charles out to the Old Port, the Faubourg des Récollets, and Griffintown, this walk will take you to several heritage buildings that have been revived by community-based organizations.Itinerary… See more

Soirée performance

POINTS OF DEPARTURE As part of the group exhibition Drinkers of Quintessences, Fortner Anderson presents a durational performance: a book of poems entitled Points of Departure, read out loud for twelve hours and ten minutes. For a whole year, between… See more

Soirée performance

EVERYTHING AND NOTHING The Darling Foundry is pleased to present, as part of the group exhibition Drinkers of Quintessences, the performance Everything and Nothing (2013) by Canadian conceptual artist Kelly Mark, performed in duo with the artist Dean… See more

THRESHOLDING As part of the exhibition Drinkers of Quintessences, Adriana Disman presents Thresholding, a durational performance playing on the physical apprehension of the void and its limits. Throughout several hours, the artist stands on a stool,… See more

Artist talk

The international residents present to the public the outcomes of their three-month residency at the Darling Foundry. Thomas Lévy-Lasne (FR), the recipient of the FAWU residency, puts on display his charcoal drawings composed after photographic montages. Thomas… See more

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Untitled (2011), water, cotton thread, adhesive tape, tableUntitled (2003), adhesive tape, walls or desks Until Sunday, March 18, Marie Cool Fabio Balducci will alternately carry out two actions in the main hall. "No protocol, no experimental field,… See more

Soirée performance

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This group exhibition brings together twelve artists around the concept of the void in the visual arts. Minimal in their aesthetics, the selected works are driven by a critical impulse as much as a quest for the absolute. On the one hand, they question… See more

Soirée performance

On the Darling Foundry's Place Publique, André Fournelle presents a work that stresses the alchemy of elements. It is a performance, entitled Ligne d'or / Ligne de vie, giving shape to a monumental, 9-meter long, bronze casting. Orchestrated by the artist… See more

Vernissage

 The Darling Foundry is pleased to announce the opening of Drinkers of Quintessences, on Thursday, February 22, from 5 PM to 10 PM. This group exhibition brings together twelve artists around the concept of the void in visual art. Minimal in their aesthetics,… See more

Artist talk

Red Snow, White Fire Ana Garcia-Pineda, the recipient of the Catalonia artist residency at the Darling Foundry, invites Montreal's audience to a performance in her studio, which is transformed on this occasion into a site-specific installation. Entitled Red… See more

Vernissage

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POUR UN INSTANTAn exhibition presented by Guy Rodrigueat the Darling Foundry, from January 11 to 21, 2018Opening on Thursday, January 11, 6 PM On the initiative of art enthusiast Guy Rodrigue, works from artists Jacques Bilodeau, Manon De Pauw, Pierre-Marc… See more

Artist talk

The artists present to the public the outcomes of their three-month residency at the Darling Foundry. Laurianne Bixhain(Luxemboug) exhibits the photographic series she has produced this fall in Montreal’s urban environment. Aqui Thami (India) shares the… See more

Following the launch of the publications of Celia Perrin Sidarous and Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau, members of the Darling Foundry are invited to a festive dinner. The evening will be an opportunity to bring together the large community around the… See more

Artist talk

The Darling Foundry is thrilled to announce the joint book launch of its Montreal artists in residency: - 5 Tableaux (It Bounces Back) by Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau (Or Gallery, Vancouver)- Times New Omen Page of Holes by Celia Perrin Sidarous (/edition,… See more

Artist talk

Former laureate of the Indian Residency (2014), Teja Gavankar will give a public presentation of her work at the Darling Foundry, in conjunction with her personal exhibition at OPTICA, centre d’art contemporain. The event is organised in partnership… See more

Artist talk

Get rid of ghosts?  Mid August 2017. The memorial landmark in memory of the confederate Jefferson Davis on Union Avenue in Montreal is removed, leaving its shadow behind on the side wall of the Hudson Bay. Echoing the recent events in Charlottesville… See more

Vernissage

On Friday, September 8, starting at 5 PM, the Darling Foundry visual arts centre inaugurates its fall program. Presented as part of MOMENTA, the exhibition ERIN SHIRREFF – CONCRETE BUILDINGS presents a pair of projections of two buildings designed and… See more

Fundraiser

The Darling Foundry celebrated its 15th anniversary with a relaxed, fun-filled event, its BiNGO blowout, on Thursday, August 24, 2017. It was a success for one and all! With more than 300 attendees, the big party brought together people of all ages and… See more

Artist talk

For this artist talk, Lee Eun Yeoung, a Korean artist in residency at the Darling Foundry, presents the latest developments of her research in a short presentation. This is also the occasion to discover her studio.  Lee Eun Yeoung works in a plurality… See more

Performance evening

PROJECTIONS NIGHT presented by GIV - Video Intervention Group the thursday August 17 at 8:30PM on Place Publique. A retrospective program which remembers 40 years of engaged works made by women. The videos were selected according to thematic and chronological… See more

Performance evening

3 performances evening on August 10 on Place Publique.  Alfonso Arzapalo – Unroll and Roll Alfonso Arzapalo is a Montreal based artist using body and space as a laboratory to explore the deeper meaning of existence, of the human condition and its relationship… See more

Performance evening

Performance, music and art evening, Bodies in Dark Times, proposed by the collective QUIMERAS on Place Publique. The world as we know come to an end. And yet there is still ground to walk on, and sun in the sky. Art must survive. We lead with our bodies,… See more

Performance evening

An evening of three performances on Place Publique on July 27.  - Jacqueline Van de Geer – You are the performance Collective creation is an essential element of Jacqueline Van de Geer’s work, who intends in her work to develop strong interactions with… See more

Performance evening

Performances' evening proposed by Cercle carré This evening is the occasion to discover the results of Cercle Carré creation laboratories with its artist redisidents on Place Publique. Comptoir public, Média social It’s the grand return of public criers.… See more

Performance evening

Night of 3 performances on Place Publique Khadija Baker - In the present of the absent Since 2009, Khadija Baker has worked around themes of persecution, migrations and memory, including names and stories of people lost because of violence and war.… See more

Performance evening

RIPA's night on Place Publique  Performance and poetry maintain links that, when highlighted, expand the very definition of these practices and complexify their discourses. Starting from the idea that these two concepts are methods rather than disciplines,… See more

Performance evening

This first evening of performances aims to make tangible the influences and affinities of artists practicing this discipline.  Adriana Disman Adriana Disman is a performance art maker, thinker, and curator based in Toronto and Montreal. Her axis of… See more

Performance evening

CANCELLED. Guided tour and Michael Parsons performance presented on June 22. Evening of lecture and performance on the relations between architecture and algorithms. 5pm Sébastien Pluot (Lecture)Sébastien Pluot is an art historian and co-director of… See more

Performance evening

GUIDED TOUR AND PERFORMANCES ON PLACE PUBLIQUE   WALK BY MICHAEL PARSONS, PROPOSITION IV (SQUID) & WOUNDED FURNITURE BY ALISON KNOWLES   THURSDAY, JUNE 22   5PM : GUIDED TOUR WITH THE CURATORS OF THE EXHIBITIONS 6PM… See more

Performance evening

Art by Translation invites a group of artists to perform Alison Knowles’ score Proposition IV (Squid). This performative work was created in 1970 to “activate” The House of Dust when it was installed at CalArts. The score was adapted to function autonomously,… See more

A one-day discursive event elaborating themes of mis/communication with non-human “others”. Presentations, performances, and discussions with invited artists and theorists beginning with a keynote by esteemed anthropologist Eduardo Kohn and concluding… See more

Vernissage

On June, Thursday 15th, the Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of its summer exhibition: The House of Dust by Alison Knowles: A Constructed World, Tyler Coburn & Byron Peters, Stéphane Degoutin & Gwenola Wagon, Nicole Fournier, Jeff Guess,… See more

Performance evening

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In order to dynamize the Place Publique 2017, a crowdfunding campaign has raised funds for the public work of art Unité d'habitation, by Antoine Caron. Since 2007, Place Publique has established itself every summer on Ottawa Street as a space dedicated… See more

Artist talk

For this evening, the Darling Foundry's international residents at will present the latest developments of their work. The main focus of Violeta Horcasitas (Mexico) is the research and reflection on collaborative processes in art. She is interested in… See more

Artist talk

The Darling Foundry will take part in the Nuit des débats, an event taking place simultaneously in Paris, Dakar and Montreal. Citizens of Montreal are invited to an evening of discussion and debate about issues related to the Place Publique 2017 and the… See more

Artist talk

Iosu Aramburu’s current research deals with the urban history of cities through their architecture, and more specifically about the paradoxes between the utopic vision of modernity and the disenchantment with today’s society. For instance, during his… See more

Vernissage

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The Darling Foundry invites you to the opening of its spring exhibitions on March 9:    In the main gallery: Dineo Seshee Bopape : And- In. The light of this._____  In the small gallery: David Arseneau : Super F13 Part 1 to 12 Redesign Studio Doom In… See more

Artist talk

At the Darling Foundry, Sky Goodden is conducting research and writing towards the completion of a book project titled The Floating Academy: Artist Residencies in Contemporary Art, which she conceived of and began researching in 2011, and which is being… See more

To start the festive season, Darling Foundry invites its members to celebrate the Montreal cultural scene while enjoying the presence of each other. This year, guest artist Dean Baldwin will generously prepare Christmas Pizza for all our guests. Every… See more

Evening of three artist talks by artists in international residencies at the Darling Foundry.  Stéphanie Lagarde Paris, France The work of Stéphanie Lagarde engages a reflection on the artificiality of memory and on the process of updating knowledge.… See more

A neighbourhood event to get a behind the scenes look at the exceptional space The Darling Foundry is a multifaceted visual arts centre. The venue is known as an important part of Montreal’s industrial heritage. It occupies 3,500 m2 in two adjoined former… See more

To end the series of performances organized as part of the exhibition Délicat Pulse, Emily Wardill will present a creation in conversation with Julie Favreau's work, performed by Ishan Davé.  Emily Wardill works predominantly to explore the opacity… See more

Invited to perform as part of Julie Favreau's exhibition, Délicat Pulse, Brazilian artist Volmir Cordeiro presents Ciel (2012), his first solo as an author. Ciel is a performance in which the artist attempts to feel, while addressing the public directly,… See more

ICI conferences, the Darling Foundry and the Actoral festival present: Emma Waltraud Howes - Hanna Sybille Müller - Adva Zakaï - Julie Favreau and Anne Thériault Moderator: Manon De Pauw The discussion is a proposition of Stéphane Gilot (UQAM School… See more

For this evening of performances organized as part of Julie Favreau's exhibition Délicat Pulse, we will present Doux, a collaboration between Julie Favreau and Anne Thériault, and by Adva Zakaï, a special creation in reaction to Julie Favreau's exhibition.… See more

For Journées de la culture, the entry for Darling Foundry's exhibitions will be free on Saturday, October 1st.  From 1PM to 4PM, artists Julie Favreau and Sarah Greig will be there at the gallery to answer your questions about their work.  Hope to see… See more

Vernissage

Thursday, September 22 Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of the exhibitions Délicat Pulse by Julie Favreau and Picture Transition (Display Camera) Picture Transition (Unfixed Form) by Sarah Greig. Some artists in residency will open the… See more

Présentation d'artiste

The first Korean artist in residency at Darling Foundry in partnership with the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul, Cha Ji Ryang finds his inspiration from geopolitical concepts to create fictions that he presents in video… See more

Artist talk

Just like the Coney Island madness that spread through Manhattan's grid, the « spectacle of the decade » is now spreading through the neighborhoods of Montreal. In the streets, sculptural elements stand out. Architectural details, public sanctuary and… See more

Performance evening

Fourth and final evening of the series Filiations, which proposes to reveal the influences and affinities between local performance artists. Dayna McLeod, invited by the duo Jean-Sébastien Vague, chose to program the work of Kama La Mackerel, that caught… See more

Performance evening

Filiations’ third evening will be your chance to discover the work of Dayna McLeod and Suzanne Joly. Invited by Jean-Sébastien Vague, who got to know McLeod’s work through her exhibition at La Centrale Powerhouse in 2014, the year she won the Powerhouse… See more

After a first evening featuring the performances of Michelle Lacombe and Richard Martel, it is now Karen Elaine Spencer and the duo Jean-Sébastien Vague’s turn to present their work at the Place Publique of the Darling Foundry. Respectively invited by… See more

Performance evening

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FILIATIONS - PERFORMANCE SERIES  Place Publique hosts four evenings of performances in order to reveal the connections between artists. For the past 10 years, the Darling Foundry has enlivened its Place Publique during the summer season with art installations… See more

Michelle Lacombe and Richard Martel, two well-known performers in the artistic scenes of Montreal and Quebec, from different generations and with distinct affinities, kick off the series and launch the invitations by selecting the two artists who will… See more

Performance evening

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The Darling Foundry has programmed throughout the season of 2015-2016 new projects where dance and visual arts meet, which corresponded with the arrival of Curator Anne-Marie St-Jean Aubre in the Spring of 2015.  From June 1 to June 5, GESTURES2 will… See more

Performance evening

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The Darling Foundry in collaboration with Dancemakers presents Rosé Porn by the artist Zoja Smutny. Rosé Porn is a creation described by choreographer Zoja Smutny as a concept album that takes form through the process of the live performance. Three dancers,… See more

Performance evening

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Dance Anarchives is a workshop series in which the public is invited to create fictional archives in the form of picture collages. Four performers use those collages as the partition of a choreography they interpret while the creation occurs. Dance Anarchives… See more

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The School of Making Thinking presents "Words & [ ] — a Durational Conference of Art & Thought" a 56-hour (French/English bilingual) event to take place at The Darling Foundry May 6 - 8 2016, featuring round-the-clock live programming of 100 interdisciplinary… See more

On April 9th, The Darling Foundry will host a collaborative workshop developed by artists Marie-Michelle Deschamps and Rebecca La Marre. We invite you to the gallery for a period of up to 3 hours, to participate in a writing activity developed using… See more

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, Natalia Lassalle-Morillo invites you to come discover her project Retirement, a documentary and film series that show the process of aging in women ; how their bodies are transformed through time and how… See more

Beyond its mission to support and promote contemporary art, the Darling Foundry is socially involved in his neighborhood. Established for over twenty years at the crossroads of Old Montreal and Griffintown, the heritage of the former industrial area of… See more

Vernissage

Thursday, March 17 the Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of the exhibitions Soleil by Lorna Bauer and L* by Marie-Michelle Deschamps. Artists in residency will open the doors to their studio during the evening between 6 and 8 PM.  For… See more

In collaboration with Darling Foundry, Tangente presents This is the dance we are making as part of Montreal's Nuit blanche 2016. Dive into a world of dance, performance, video, installation and sculpture! Following a long and exceptional memory work,… See more

ACTIVITY CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.  TANGENTE'S PERFORMANCES ARE STILL HAPPENING.  On the night of February 27, join us at the Darling Foundry’s Place Publique to see French artist Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil’s installation I Will Keep A Light… See more

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TANGENTE Laboratoire de mouvements contemporains Tangente has been a major figure in contemporary dance for 35 years. Forerunner of new tendencies, always ahead of its time, Tangente offers to the Montréal public innovative and imaginative programming… See more

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From January 18 to January 31, Darling Foundry welcomes the group Theresa Transistor for a poetic creation residency. During these two weeks, the quartet composed of Christian Bouchard, Christian Calon, Mario Gauthier and Monique Jean will work with the… See more

TUESDAY DECEMBER 17, 2015 FROM 5 PM TO 9 PM AT COUVENT DES RÉCOLLETS, PARIS As part of the France/Quebec Cross Residency program, artist Ana Rewakowicz will present the project Collecteur de brouillard, a collaboration with scientists from École Polytechnique… See more

To start the festive season, Darling Foundry invites its members to celebrate the Montreal cultural scene while enjoying the presence of each other. We are greatful to have renowned Canadian Artist Rebecca Belmore, who recently moved to Montreal, as a… See more

Artist talk

Witnessing the desinstallation of an artwork is not something that happens often. However, this is what Acapulco (Quebec and Chicoutimi) will show you. Come watch them desinstall their work and get a chance to ask them questions. It is also your last… See more

Artist talk

Claire Astier   As part of the France-Quebec Marseille Cross-Residency, curator Claire Astier proposes a discussion on the collective as a work space, on its presence in our society and its political nature. Nola Farman As part of the Australia… See more

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry as part of the India-Quebec exchange residency program, artist Amshu Chukki invites you to come and discover the fruit of his research at the Darling Foundry. Amshu Chukki’s major source of inspiration is… See more

As part of his first solo show in Montreal, Roy Meuwissen will present his work in an informal talk where the public is warmly invited. The overview of the artist's work will be followed by a presentation of the exhibition by the artist and the curator,… See more

Artist talk

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, curator Monika Bayer-Wermuth and artist Patrik Thomas invite you to come and discover the fruit of their research at the Darling Foundry. Münchner beer and bretzels offered by the State of Bavaria Quebec… See more

Artist talk

The Fonderie Darling will celebrate the pubilcation of Luis Jacob's catalogue, in presence of the artist and the authors Marie Fraser, Anne-Marie Ninacs and David Liss on Friday the 23rd of October.   Seeing and Believing Luis Jacob Seeing and Believing… See more

Performance evening

André Fortino feels the need to use his body in his work and be guided by his intuition and instinct, allowing himself to cross the border of existing norms to access a primitive freedom. As a multidisciplinary artist, although his favorite medium is… See more

Vernissage

Thursday, September 24 the Darling Foundry's team invites you to its new exhibitions' opening:  Hôtel Formes Sauvages, André Fortino and LAT. 17°33′13″N LONG. 99°24′37″W, Roy Meuwissen.   You will be able to discover Mirador, an installation of the… See more

DURING THE OPENING OF ANDRÉ FORTINO AND ROY MEUWISSEN EXHIBITIONS  This first monographic catalogue by Jon Knowles covers the artist’s exhibitions for the last ten years and builds upon the Darling Foundry's commitment to his production: his use of a… See more

Presentation of Dora Garcia's book, Mad Marginal Cahier #4,  I See Words, I Hear Voices The book will be launched at the Westmount Library on Wednesday, September 16, on the occasion of a group reading of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake organized by Bloomsday,… See more

Fundraiser

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La Fonderie Darling a récolté 55 000$ pour la réalisation de ses projets Montréal, Vendredi 28 Août 2015 – L’équipe de la Fonderie Darling et ses administrateurs sont très heureux d’annoncer que grâce à la générosité de ses donateurs et commanditaires,… See more

Artist talk

  Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, Paul Maheke Ngamaha and Alice Champagne Didier invite you to come and discover their project "Paysage Sauvage" over a discussion. This fictive documentary that shows an imagination of the île de Montréal… See more

Performance evening

JAY FOX AND LOUISE VANARDOIS Ctrl + Art + V Although ideally universal, language is unique to everyone. Connotations, interpretations, from one person to another, from one consciousness to another; language is constantly being remodelled. Today however,… See more

Performance evening

PROGRAM THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 - 7PM Seripop is interested in the life and actions of materials; how shifting, scuffing, peeling, crushing and fading creates performative gestures within space. Their performative work with dancers builds on these gestures… See more

Performance evening

Program Thursday, July 30 AN EVENING CURATED BY JEAN-PHILIPPE LUCKHURST-CARTIER - 7PM This evening of performances will introduce practices that revolve around the expression of an environment embodied by humans. Maude S. Pilon and Simon Brown (Montérégie),… See more

Performance evening

Program Thursday, July 16 Tina Carlisi - 19h POSSIBLE / POSSIBILITIES Tina Carlisi’s participatory installation is a poetic intervention on the Darling Foundry’s pop-up greenery. Part picnic, part workshop, visitor’s are invited to build paper windmills… See more

Artist talk

Livia Johann, the 2015 Alsatian artist recipient of the Swiss Studio, and Fernando Garcia, the 2015 Spanish artist recipient of the International Residency, will present their work, talk about their experience at the Darling Foundry and in Montreal. See more

Performance evening

Just do it is a performance fusing the two disciplines of basketball and visual arts during a live match on the Place Publique. Constantly going back and forth to confuse or at least disrupt the rules of the game, Julia Borderie uses the conventions of… See more

Vernissage

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Summer is just around the corner and the Darling Foundry is already busy concocting an ambitious project on the square that is opened to the public in front of its premises during the summer season. In parallel to the inauguration of the artwork Sans… See more

Vernissage

The Darling Foundry is pleased to invite you to the opening of its new exhibitions: Let us be us, again and again, and always, by Belgian artist Lieven De Boeck and Asylum In the Sea by Montreal artist Hajra Waheed, who both will be present for the occasion.For… See more

Artist talk

Thursday May 14 at 6 pm, Astria Suparak will talk about her research and her experience at the Darling Foundry. See more

Artist talk

In conjuntion with the exhibition For Romantic Fantasy, Loveless and moore will address the following topics: women’s voices, feminist sound, translation/transcription/transformation, materiality, and space for both the presentation and reception of sound… See more

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**We apologize, there is no translation available for this page** Nous souhaitons que cet événement soit l'occasion de célébrer ensemble 30 ans d'engagement en faveur de la création contemporaine. Promoteur de l’art contemporain à Montréal depuis 30… See more

When art frequents the bees : God Save the Queen #2 Since Spring 2013, the artist collective known as Les aiguilles tournent à l’envers has installed and taken charge of a beehive on the rooftop of the Darling Foundry in Griffintown.  Their beekeeping… See more

Artist talk

This discussion between artist and curator provides the public with an opportunity to better understand the different levels of interpretation and strategies of presentation found within the exhibition Razzle Dazzle Sis Boom Bah. Karen Kraven received… See more

This week, the Bar Éphémère is moving inside of the Darling Foundry and will be hosting a concert by the Soundwich family at 7:30pm. ~ Simon Chioini Guillaume Cliche Line Katcho Matthew Schoen + DJ ~   See more

Performance evening

Havres is a collaboration between two artists, poet Sylvain Campeau, and sound artist Chantal Dumas.  The artificiality of Montreal’s industrial and urban landscape was first and foremost the starting point of their work. This work explores the Parc… See more

Performance evening

Poetry Night Passages is the third event of the Poetry series at the Darling Foundry, organized by the Maison de la Poésie de Montréal. The artistic direction of this evening will be led by Stéphanie Filion, accompanied by José Acquelin, Luc Courchesne… See more

Community based urban laboratories  Shauna Janssen, Ph.D, Noémie Despland-Lichtert, Roger Latour et Jessica Hart  A number of known and lesser known ecologically diverse landscapes thrive in the city of Montreal, and particularly in its postindustrial… See more

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Aurélie Pétrel and Vincent Roumagnac, recipient of the 2014 France-Québec Exchange Residencies (Paris), would like to invite you to discover Altérations #00 at the Darling Foundry. The event marks the end of their summer residency in Quebec. Altérations… See more

Artist talk

Artist Jean-Paul Ganem presents Variations, his third collaboration with the Darling Foundry. This time, his research is informed by the transformation and the slow evolution of the elements, and explores the ranging possibilities of color within our… See more

Performance evening

Poetry Where I come from… is the beginning of the story that we invite you to discover thanks  to the poems f Nadine Ltaif, Danielle Fournier, Violaine Forest and Etienne Lalonde. This is a public, yet intimate action, surrounded by art, an inclusion… See more

Vernissage

On August 28th, Variations will be inaugurated at the height of its flowering, during an evening of poetry, visual arts, and ecology. Variations is a project by artist Jean-Paul Ganem, who presents a green composition in which the public is invited… See more

COMMUNITY BASED URBAN LABORATORIES  Shauna Janssen, Ph.D, Marie-France Daigneault-Bouchard, Dr Thomas Strickland Lost + Found: Archiving Urban Change The postindustrial landscape is the subject of Points of view’s third in situ urban laboratory.… See more

Performance evening

The moods and murmurs of the city remind the human behaviour, which is ironically restricted by the  laws of nature. How do we perceive the bodies which we find within the boundaries of the rural and the urban, between the sterilized architectures designed… See more

Performance evening

Poetry We are in the midst of summer, let poetry refresh your senses! Every body knows that it is forbidden to walk on flowerbeds. We have to pay attention to the fround under our feet, just like we have to pay attention to language: each voice is an… See more

Performance evening

Acts, manœuvres, and performances around and through walls and partitions. Audio art in situ, low-tech shows, and presence acts in socius.   With performances and manœuvres: Second regard (Alexandre St-Onge and André Éric Létourneau, Montréal) Anne-Marie… See more

Community based urban laboratories  Dr Thomas Strickland, Shauna Janssen, Marie-France Daigneault-Bouchard Public space, the second urban laboratory, will focus on the theme of accessibility and the city's plans for the creation of a new cultural venue… See more

Can a poetic text be evoked through performance and action art? How do artists embody and inhabit the imagery in the poem and color of words, without direct recitation?  Initiated by a curator who chose to remain obscure; five artists montrealaise with… See more

Performance evening

Curator: Janick Burn Free admission Performance is, among other things, an articulation between the physical and the oral body. It can sometimes lead those bodies to a critical state and/or a critic of the State. ARTICULATIONS is an evening organized… See more

Duo Nouveau Ft. Go is a locally-based melting pot of different influences. Each bring a different view of jazz and music to the table, and combined they are able to give rise to a youthful yet representative style of jazz that is all inclusive of gypsy,… See more

Darling Foundry offers an outdoor musical performance in duo, featuring two djs and long-timefriends. DJ modernity (Éric Milette) and R3V3R3NT (Steeve Pelletier) share their discoveries and musicalinfluences iconoclasts, tinted by the unique atmosphere… See more

Community based urban laboratories  Camille Bédard, Noémie Despland-Lichtert, Chantale Potié Les Jeunes, the first urban laboratory, invites children (ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult) to come explore Griffintown’s postindustrial landscape through… See more

Artist talk

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For the eighth year in a row, the Darling Foundry expands its activities outdoors by occupying the Ottawa street between Queen and Prince streets. During the summer 2014, the Darling Foundry's ephemeral Place Publique has been very busy with artistic… See more

Artist talk

At the end of their residencies, Tris Vonna-Michell (International Residency) and Capucine Vandebrouck (Swiss Studio) present their approaches and the fruits of their researches. The meeting is open to all and will take place in the studios. British… See more

Performance evening

In this first edition of the season, Art dans un jardin presents an evening in aparté. Thursday, June 19th, Soufia Bensaid, Philippe Lauzier and Marc-André Lion Casavant, accompanied by DJ Buck Smith, will offer you an evening secluded from the tumult… See more

Barbara Perea is a Mexican curator, critic and lecturer in residency at the Darling Foundry. An electronic and digital arts specialist, she is studying the work of Steina and Woody Vasulka during her stay in Montreal. On Thursday, May 29, she will present… See more

20th anniversary of Quartier Éphémère Save the date for our annual fundraising event! On Wednesday May 21st 2014, we will celebrate the 20th anniversary for the establishment of Quartier Éphémère, a non-profit organization that administrates the Darling… See more

Vernissage

On Wednesday, May 21st, the Darling Foundry inaugurates two new exhibitions : in the great hall, for the first time in Canada, internationally renowned artist Dora Garcia (Spain) presents Of Crimes and Dreams, an exhibition showing the films Désordre (2013), Hôtel… See more

The Board of Directors and the team of Quartier Éphémère invite the members of the Darling Foundry to its Annual assembly which will take place on May 8 at 6 PM. It will be an occassion for its members to get the annual report on our activities of the… See more

Artist talk

An exceptional encounter with Sharon Kanach, Robert Dupuy, Chris Salter and Sofian Audry to discuss N-Polytope, the spectacular light and sound environment by Chris Salter.  FREE ENTRY See more

Performance event by Pascal Lièvre On May 1st 2014, the Darling Foundry will present three performance works of Pascal Lievre: Défilé Philosophique tells a story of the body in the form of a fashion show, L’Éternel Retour is a 4 minutes video where a… See more

Nicolas Lachance will present his exhibition Framing Smoke/ Cadrer la fumée with Caroline Andrieux (curator of the exhibition) during an open discussion with the public. On the same evening, chilian artist Javier González Pesce will assess his residency… See more

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On the occasion of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE and Nuit Blanche, the Darling Foundry presents an Electric Night on March 1st from 7 pm to 2 am. This evening will be an opportunity to discover the two new exhibitions of the season, and will also include mulled… See more

Vernissage

Opening of Thomas Bégin & Nicolas Lachance's exhibitions. From 5 pm to 10 pm Open studios of the Darling Foundry residents. From 5 pm to 8 pm Free admition.     See more

Vernissage

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For the occasion of his international residency at the Darling Foundry, Tris Vonna Michell presents an exhibtion at Vox Centre, from February 7 to April 12 2014. Tris Vonna-Michell stages installations and performs narrative structures, using spoken… See more

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Price: 15$ in advance, 20$ on the spot A comic tragedy. This show, just crazy enough, hinges on a background of anxiety of emptiness, of nothing at all. It is a deserted political cabaret where the fantasies of the cabaret from Berlin at the turn of… See more

French artist, Guillaume Gattier will present his work and discuss with the public his experience during his residency at the Darling Foundry. Free admission - 250 rue Queen Observer of the everyday, the banal, the discarded, Gattier finds the material… See more

Discussion avec l'artiste

From December 2nd to 7th, Anne-Françoise Jacques will participate in Zone d'Expérimentation, a discussion between Astérides' residents and Audrey Illouz, invited art critic. She will also have an open studio on December 12th from 6pm. See more

During her residence at Couvent des Récollets à Paris, Lorna Bauer will present her work and research on Thursday, December 12th from 5pm to 9pm in her studio. Lorna Bauer uses her work to question and explore - in a reflexive way - the institution of… See more

Australian artist, Mary Teague will present her work and discuss her residency experience at the Darling Foundry to the public. Mary Teague's work is often three-dimensional assemblage that combines found objects and images. During her residency at the… See more

Within the frame of their exhibitions, the artists and the curator present their work during an open discussion in which the public is invited to interact with them. Both artists chose to work with black and white photographs, yet they have a very personal… See more

Sponsor an artist's studio at the Darling Foundry and encourage the new creation of Montreal! Appointment Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4pm for a presentation of the sponsorship program, meetings with artists and testimonials from sponsors. Sponsor a workshop… See more

Initiated by Steven and Sara Peterman, one an artist and the other director of the Brooklyn Art Library, the Sketchbook Project is a global, crowd-sourced art project and traveling exhibition of handmade books. The Brooklyn Art Library’s permanent collection… See more

Vernissage

At the same time as the inauguration of the exhibitions of Jocelyne Alloucherie and Yann Pocreau, the following artists will open their studios to the public : Jürg Stäuble - Swiss Residence Lucie Le Bouder - France-Québec Residence   Montreal Residents… See more

Vernissage

Opening of the exhibitions of Jocelyne Alloucherie and Yann Pocreau. From 5 pm to 10 pm.  Open studios of Darling Foundry residents. From 5pm to 8 pm.  Jürg Stäuble - Swiss Residence Lucie Le Bouder - France-Québec Residency Exchange Programme   Montreal… See more

With both feet firmly on the tilted floor of "L'un sur l'autre", installation created by Alexandre David at the Parisian Laundry, Marie Frampier will speak of strategies of exhibition for contemporary performance, of the experience of the context, of… See more

Presentation of the residences of the curator Marie Frampier (France) and the artist Tjanara Jali Talbot (Australia). Entrance 250 Queen St.   Marie Frampier : Marie Frampier will present a selection of her curatorial projects. She will explore, amongst… See more

Come and celebrate with us the inauguration of the beehive that the collective Les aiguilles tournent à l'envers has set up on the roof of the Darling Foundry. You can taste the first harvest of honey, learn about the bees and celebrate with a series… See more

All Day Breakfast (kids menu version) How do we individually perceive and get into contact with a particular place?How can we create a space that allows for experiences of encounter and exchange (with human beings, animals, sounds, movements, objects,… See more

Discussion with Yam Lau Yam Lau offers a structural analysis on the video installation and his work at the Darling Foundry. In discussion with curator Alice Jim, he will also speak to the philosophical implications as well as poetic and literary references… See more

On Wednesdays in August, we meet on Place publique to smoke chicha and discuss Montreal cultural politics. Free entrance, all welcome. The terrace-bar of the Darling Foundry and the Chicha Muffler installation of the BGL group are open for the occasion.  August… See more

Multifaceted artist, high and low culture, even the troubling strangeness, all these fashionable catchphrases actually apply to Jean-Luc Verna. But Verna himself is not fashionable, he is too classic, too politically incorrect without being a militant,… See more

Toile détente The second evening of performances on the Darling Foundry’s Place Publique, Toile détente showcases experimental compositions inviting the public to rethink the soundtrack of the city. Emerging from the noise scene of the 2000s, curator… See more

8.5 X 11 Guillaume Adjutor Provost’s projects establish a structure between creation and curating used in conjunction with the integration of various existing works, such as artifacts, textual and performative works. With the support of the Darling Foundry,… See more

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In 2013, swirls of smoke were 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… See more

Virginie Laganière artist talk Esther Bourdages, curator of the exhibition Le Vaisseau / Solid Void presented at the Darling Foundry, discusses with artist Virginie Laganière around the production context of her photographs and the Soviet architecture… See more

Patty Chang and David Kelley will be giving a presentation of their new work titled Spiritual Myopia. Produced during Kelley and Chang’s residency at the Darling Fonderie. Spiritual Myopia forsakes the mastery and illusion of the conventional representation… See more

Dear Donors,Last night was an amazing evening and we are still on cloud nine !The Darling Foundry team, its Board of directors, and Artists thank you very much for participating generously through your donations and your presence. Please find attached… See more

For Invention, the third installment of the Exceptions series of concerts and performances, the Darling Foundry presents kinetic and sound sculptures by Manon Labrecque, Ghislain Roy Thomas Bégin and Peter Flemming. In the afternoon, access to the exhibition… See more

The Australian artist Keg de Souza, currently in residence at the Darling Foundry, has built a giant inflatable structure and developed a series of events and discussions around food and radical spaces. On the occasion of the fourth and final event in… See more

Soirée performance

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In 2012, visitors gathered all summer long in front of the Darling Foundry and enjoyed the picnic tables designed by Mathieu Beauséjour to admire the impressive Courte-Pointe by Philippe Allard and Justin Duchesneau. Exhibited from June 14 to October… See more

Soirée performance

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In the summer of 2011, the Place Publique was organised around Plat-form, a sculpture by Alexandre David which fits somewhere between furniture and architecture. Plat-form also allowed to the Torontonian  Malcolm Sutton to present The Coming Envelope… See more

Soirée performance

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The 2010 theme of the Place Publique was Fugue urbaine, an in situ cavalcade with artworks of Canadian and international artists that intertwined with the urban fabric in a neighbourhood facing increasing uncertainty ahead of a major redevelopment. Centred… See more

Soirée performance

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From July 16th to September 3rd 2009, the Place Publique of the Darling Foundry has stressed the value of artistic performances thanks to an audacious program. These performances gathered enthousiasts again but also workers and residents of the neighborhood… See more

Soirée performance

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The second edition of the Place Publique was full of public art and events with audacious installations and lively days. Following up on his 2007 vegetation wall, the French artist Jean-Paul Ganem used a new technique to colour and add green to the Darling… See more

Soirée performance

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For the first time, an artistic platform has been settled every Thursday of the summer 2007 and has allowed new visitors to discover the Darling Foundry. The extended hours of the center and the gratuity of the exhibitions these days, the various and… See more