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Birds Crossing Borders (Khadija Baker )
Birds Crossing Borders (Khadija Baker )  |  05/03/2018 - 20:00



Birds Crossing Borders

Khadija Baker

Interactive presentation

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For refugees and people who seek safety, borders are critical as they are essential to access this feeling. Safety will then shift according to the lived experiences of the past place, especially ones that are violent, and especially for those who have lived it. Borders are less relevant not because they are crossed but because the place is not at the center anymore: it is access to society, and to connect, which allow feelings of certainty that usually come with feelings of belonging. A live performance to tell a story through spoken word of a refugee crossing borders, including participants who will sculpt the artist’s body. As the body will freeze, it is expected to stop the artist’s movement; a symbolic way for participants to witness...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

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Letter Writing with EMILIA-AMALIA
Letter Writing with EMILIA-AMALIA  |  05/04/2018 - 15:00



Letter Writing with EMILIA-AMALIA

Zinnia Naqvi (on behalf of Emilia-Amalia collective)

Letter writing workshop

free

Letter writing has always been a political act: whether affirming admiration for an artist or activist, providing support to friends and colleagues, collectively voicing dissent and demanding change, or responding to world events in the editorial pages, the letter is a form that lends itself to feminist strategies of protest, collaboration, knowledge-sharing and world-building. For this session, as part of Montreal Monochrome VI, we would like to consider letter writing as a way to hold people accountable. In today's contentious climate, we are often compelled to reach out directly to public figures to ensure political change or voice our outrage in regards to discriminatory or unjust policies, bills...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

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Q+A Naghmeh Sharifi
Q+A Naghmeh Sharifi  |  05/04/2018 - 18:00



Q+A

Naghmeh Sharifi as part of MONTRÉAL MONOCHROME VI: SANCTUARY CITY?

free

In this series of ink drawings complemented by sculptural elements, I explore themes of transient identities and the psychology of the body both within and as a lived space / geography.

Naghmeh Sharifi is an Iranian/Canadian multidisciplinary artist based in Montreal. She holds a BA in visual arts and one in psychology from the University of British Columbia. Since 2006, her work has been exhibited in Tehran, Berlin, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Toronto and Skopje. In Montreal, she has presented her work at sites such as Montreal Council of the Arts (2015) and Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery (2017). In 2015, Naghmeh was the recipient of the Impressions Residency at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. She is currently...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

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Artist Talk & Meal Shellie Zhang
Artist Talk & Meal Shellie Zhang  |  05/04/2018 - 19:00



Artist Talk & Meal Shellie Zhang as part of MONTRÉAL MONOCHROME VI: SANCTUARY CITY?

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Shellie Zhang is interested in flushing out the realm of possibilities that food can offer for reclaiming culture and space, and resisting white supremacy. She will present her research process on Accent, a three-part project that examines the history of MSG from before it came to the western world, to its antagonization and now subsequent revival. She will use MSG as a metaphor in reflecting on who the authority voices behind ‘ethnic’ foods are and how she sees hope in shifting this narrative through art. She will also highlight artists whose work around food, advocacy and resistance has shaped her optimism.

Shellie Zhang is a multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto/Tkaronto, Canada. She is a recipient of grants...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

19:00 - EDT
 
 
Making and Unmaking by Chloe Cavis-Haie Roundtable and artistic intervention
Making and Unmaking by Chloe Cavis-Haie Roundtable and artistic intervention  |  05/05/2018 - 11:00



Making and Unmaking by Chloe Cavis-Haie Roundtable and artistic intervention as part of MONTRÉAL MONOCHROME VI: SANCTUARY CITY?

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This colonial settlement is built on the stolen land of Indigenous people and through forced Black labour. There is a non-consensual hyperconsumption of our material and immaterial production. This roundtable and artistic intervention explores the meaning of making for Black people. What would it mean to reclaim the process of making and unmaking for oneself in this context? This event is a closed space for Black people.

Chloe Cavis-Haie is a graphic designer. She is currently working on deconstructing and recognizing the ways in which settler colonialism and anti-Blackness more broadly inform our connection to land and...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

11:00 - EDT
 
 
#adaywithoutimmigrants organized by the Artists’ Bloc of the Immigrant Workers’ Centre
#adaywithoutimmigrants organized by the Artists’ Bloc of the Immigrant Workers’ Centre  |  05/05/2018 - 14:00



#adaywithoutimmigrants organized by the Artists’ Bloc of the Immigrant Workers’ Centre

panel

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This panel holds space to discuss strategies for building a mobilization for immigrant justice in the arts. Our discussion is committed to connections between artists and movement building for immigrant power in Montreal. While there is no one single stance to deploy creative action to criticize power, some develop art and organize collectively, others create in the studio, others still spontaneously on the streets. We gather this diversity of experiences to seek out the intersections that can be leveraged in the building of immigrant power. For five years the Artists’ Bloc of the Immigrant Workers Centre has carried creative actions to push campaigns for immigrant rights further into companies, vulnerable labour sectors, and...
Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

14:00 - EDT
 
 
inter-being by wyïśya
inter-being by wyïśya  |  05/05/2018 - 19:30



inter-being by wyïśya as part of MONTRÉAL MONOCHROME VI: SANCTUARY CITY?

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inter-being is the inhabited deep sea-space of a relational-creature.

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Discussion and Workshops       Montréal Monochrome VI: Sanctuary City?

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Opening and performance: WORLD CUP!
Opening and performance: WORLD CUP!  |  05/18/2018 - 17:00



As part of the exhibition WORLD CUP! articule is pleased to present a performance by arkadi lavoie lachapelle. The exhibition opening will follow at 7pm.

Free and open to all.

Curated by Amber Berson, WORLD CUP! encourages citizens to engage critically and playfully with the game of soccer and acts as a...
Exhibitions       WORLD CUP!
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General Assembly of Members
General Assembly of Members  |  05/31/2018 - 19:00



Annual General Assembly of articule
 

Dear members and friends,

Your attendance is kindly requested at this year's Annual General Assembly which will take place on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7 pm at articule, 262 Fairmount West in Montréal.

We are counting on your participation for this year's elections to the Board of Directors. There are 5 seats to be filled for a two-year term.

List of nominees:

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Meetings      

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arrow_rightarticule's Winter General Assembly of Members with KAMA LA MACKEREL
03/03/2018 - 13:00 to 16:00

Our upcoming General Assembly which will take place on Saturday, March 3 from 1 - 4 pm at articule, 262 Fairmount West in Montreal. This year we are very pleased to welcome Kama La Mackerel, who will give a talk on anti-oppression in the context of artist-run centres and facilitate the discussion. A discussion on the approval of a Basis of Unity document for articule is also on the agenda. The Basis of Unity is the result of the Fabulous Committee’s commitment to anti-oppression and equity at articule. The document is available for members to read, review, and contribute. articule...  - articule's Winter General Assembly of Members with KAMA LA MACKEREL | Calls for Submission
15 Mar 2018   |   [comment_count]  

arrow_rightDiscussion and Opening: Cover to Cover
02/09/2018 - 18:00

As part of the exhibition Cover to Cover articule is pleased to present a discussion between Ho Tam and Thy Anne Chu Quang. The exhibition opening will follow. The discussion will take place in English with whispered French translation available. Free entrance and warm ambiance. articule's gallery and bathroom are partially wheelchair accessible.   Ho Tam was born in Hong Kong and did his studies in Canada and the US. He practices in multiple disciplines including photography, video, painting and print media. His feature documentary film Books of James was awarded...  - Cover to Cover | Discussion and Workshops
15 Mar 2018   |   [comment_count]  

arrow_rightBonfire Sale!!! Cocktail Party 2017
12/08/2017 - 19:00

Bonfire Sale!!! Cocktail Party 2017: articule Annual Fundraiser Silent Art Auction and Multiples Market Friday, December 8, 7-11 PM Pay-What-You-Can: $5-$20   This year’s Cocktail Party will have a silent art auction and multiples market featuring artist-members of the centre and artists who have exhibited at articule in the last few years.  articule’s programming coordinator Eunice Bélidor and member Kevin Yuen Kit Lo will be your MC’s while Hollie Hensman and silktits will be DJ’ing all evening! Inspired by bonfires, the cocktails (...  - Bonfire Sale!!! Cocktail Party 2017 | Fundraising
01 Feb 2018   |   [comment_count]  

arrow_rightMonitor 12: Figures Pointing Outside the Frame
11/24/2017 - 19:00

articule is pleased to present SAVAC’s Monitor 12: Figures Pointing Outside the Frame, a video program co-curated by Toronto-based curator/artist Oliver Husain as well as Jakarta-based programmers at ARKIPEL International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Otty Widasari and Yuki Aditya. Following Monitor 11’s program These Monsters are Real, this marks the second year that SAVAC invites a local curator to collaborate with international curator(s).   Figures Pointing Outside the Frame presents works that consider the peripheries of the image and the content within...  - Monitor 12: Figures Pointing Outside the Frame | South Asian Visual Art Centre (SAVAC) | Special projects
01 Feb 2018   |   [comment_count]  

arrow_rightDiscussion with Hannah Claus
11/04/2017 - 15:00

As part of the exhibition hochelaga rock, articule is pleased to present a discussion between artists Hannah Claus and Peter Morin. The discussion will take place in English with whispered French translation available. Free entrance and warm ambiance.  articule's gallery and bathroom are partially wheelchair accessible. Hannah Claus is a visual artist of English and Kanien'kehà:ka / Mohawk ancestries. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1997 and obtained her MFA from Concordia University in 2004. Her installations have been exhibited...  - hochelaga rock | Discussion and Workshops
14 Nov 2017   |   [comment_count]  

arrow_rightOpening: hochelaga rock
10/20/2017 - 19:00

It is with great pleasure that articule invites you to the opening reception of the exhibition hochelaga rock by Hannah Claus (Montreal). Free entrance and warm ambiance. articule's gallery and bathroom are partially wheelchair accessible.  - hochelaga rock | Exhibitions
11 Oct 2017   |   [comment_count]  

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