Guillaume Adjutor Provost, Page 51 (Maude Veilleux), 2018

Guillaume Adjutor Provost holds a Ph.D. in Arts Studies and Practices (UQAM). His research focuses on the notion of curatorial art, namely the use of curatorial approaches as a mode of creation. His recent projects put forward hybrid proposals that borrow from the languages of visual arts, curatorship and literature. Through a certain indeterminism of…

Art and Psychoactives

On behalf of public health, the Canadian Parliament is preparing to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. By regulating its production and consumption, and no longer prohibiting it, Canada makes this drug a very lucrative substance like…

FTA 2018 | Jean-François Nadeau + Stéfan Boucher, Nos ghettos

[texte available in french only], the art critic and curator (and both Director and member of the Editorial comity of ESPACE art actuel magazine) André-Louis Paré publishes a review of the play Nos guettos, by the artists Jean-François Nadeau + Stéfan Boucher. The play is presented as part of the 2018 edition of the Festival TransAmériques.

FTA 2018 | Sarah Vanhee: Oblivion

[texte available in french only], the art critic and curator (and both Director and member of the Editorial comity of ESPACE art actuel magazine) André-Louis Paré publishes a review of the performance Oblivion, by the artist Sarah Vanhee. The performance/art installation is presented as part of the 2018 edition of the Festival TransAmériques.

Space in question

This summer, if everything works out as planned, artist and geographer Trevor Paglen will launch a reflecting sculpture titled Orbital Reflector into extra-atmospheric space. Produced with a lightweight material similar to Mylar, this work will be affixed to a small satellite placed on board a Falcon 9 rocket, property of SpaceX, the CEO being none…

Redress?

Can we heal our wounds? And to do so, must we relegate them to oblivion or consign them to a form of liberating reconciliation? In recent years at the political level, we have seen the Canadian government issue apologies to various communities who have suffered from the state’s past indiference. Financial compensation often accompanies these apologies. For example…