2011 - 2012 Program

Smokn n public a comms breakdwn so 2 spk

Kyle Beal (Montréal)
August 18, 2011 to September 05, 2011
'smokn n public a comms breakdwn so 2 spk' sings the lyrics to the Led Zeppelin song 'Communication Breakdown' by way of Morse code smoke signals. This work continues Beal's interest in public discourse, self expression and mutual understanding. Or in this case misunderstanding. The artists wishes to thank... {read more}



Diane Borsato (Ontario)
September 08, 2011 to October 09, 2011
Diane Borsato is known for the eccentric experiments she conducts within her daily life in order to expand her knowledge base. In the exhibition Terrestrial/Celestial, she learns to speak Italian via a lesson on the physics of black holes and an initiation into beekeeping. She invites her mycology club to... {read more}


2011-12 Season Launch

September 15, 2011
To celebrate our incredible neighborhood and community, articule is hosting an evening to facilitate exchange and networking.  Come enjoy the festivities to make new connections and commend our friends that we know and love.  


VIVA! Art Action 2011

Jessica MacCormack, Shannon Cochrane, Julischka Stengele
October 02, 2011 to October 09, 2011
 at Bain St-Michel, 5300, rue St-Dominique, Montréalvivamontreal.org Emerging from a collaboration between six artists-run centers from the region of Montreal, (articule, Centre des arts actuels Skol, Centre d’art et de diffusion Clark, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, DARE DARE Centre de... {read more}


Mile End Mapping

October 15, 2011 to October 25, 2011
Since 2007, articule has published the Mile End Art Map to highlight and promote galleries, artist-run centres, and other places of cultural and artistic interest situated in Montréal’s Mile End. For this third edition of the map, articule invited its neighbours, fellow Mile End residents, to take... {read more}



November 04, 2011 to November 06, 2011
Diasporasie brings together artists, theoreticians, and militants whose work raises and develops questions related to North-East and South Asian diasporas.  Video projections, performance, workshop, and discussion will address issues surrounding the complex relations between culture, ethnicity,... {read more}


Les Faussaires

Claude Tousignant (Montréal)
November 18, 2011 to November 25, 2011
Les Faussaires is a unique fundraising event where articule has invited twelve Canadian artist to forge a work generously donated by renown artist Claude Tousignant. Tousignant’s work and its forgeries will be on exhibit at articule from November 18th to 25th. Throughout the exhibition the authors of each... {read more}


The Loss and Reclamation of Faith

Mona Sharma (Montréal)
December 09, 2011 to January 22, 2012
The Loss and Reclamation of Faith is an ongoing series which deals with the precarious state of the Canadian (or Quebecois) identity. Through a variety of factors, including increased immigration and the advancement of communication technology, the lines that once etched out who we are have been washed... {read more}


Change - Members' show

February 03, 2012 to February 13, 2012
Life, the world, the universe; nothing is anything without change. Metamorphoses shape our experience and govern the progress of all things. As we hurtle through times erupting with social, economic and political changes, how are we to respond, how, in fact, are we to recognize change when it occurs... {read more}


Maskull Lasserre, Outliers

Maskull Lasserre (Montréal)
February 16, 2012 to February 22, 2012
Maskull Lasserre’s art inspires a sense of wonder in the viewer, while equally coming across as unheimlich – uncanny or just slightly off-kilter. His ability to cleave reactions in the viewer is what is so appealing about his sculptural work. In his own words, “relationships that are easily harmonized,... {read more}


Mile End Map

February 18, 2012
Since 2007, articule has been producing the Mile End art map. The map is intended to highlight and promote the network of artist-run centres in the Mile End area. The production of this map reflects not only the desire of these centres to come together to promote their respective activities but, above all... {read more}


Workshop : Copyright issues and artists' work: Discourse in between art and law.

Mara Verna (Montréal)
February 18, 2012
This presentation will begin with a brief theoretical examination into the institutional similarities between contemporary art and law. Focus will then narrow to issues in copyright law, providing a brief overview of the regime here in Canada followed by in-depth discussion on selected leading copyright... {read more}


Workshop : How to look for a job teaching art

Natalie Olanick (Montréal)
February 19, 2012
The workshop will be an open discussion where we will talk about the following subjects - Initial communication with universities, colleges and community center - What to include on your C.V. - Lesson plans and workshop structures - Administrative duties - The links you can create between teaching and your... {read more}


The Art of Survival

Brad Tinmouth and Lili Huston-Herterich, Samuel Garrigo Meza, Jérôme Havre, Elisha Lim, Connor Willumsen, Marjolaine Arpin, Joshua Schwebel
March 04, 2012
The Art of Survival speaker series, a collaboration between articule, Art Matters, the Fine Arts Reading Room and Coatcheck, brings together people from different backgrounds and stages in their careers who are negotiating artistic careers in alternative ways. The speakers examine ways to facilitate and... {read more}


Tous les mots nécessaires

Carl Trahan (Montréal)
March 09, 2012 to April 08, 2012
Carl Trahan’s recent work draws inspiration from the writings of German-Jewish philologist Victor Klemperer (1881-1960), who survived the Shoah in one of the last ’Jewish houses’ in Dresden. After the Second World War, Klemperer’s critical observations on the ideological... {read more}


Soup and script

Mary Stockland
March 22, 2012
 TAKE UP THE PEN: A HANDWRITTEN WORKSHOPHandwriting is second only to the voice as the indelible mark of personal expression. It is the result of muscle movement physically pushing a tool across a surface and leaving a mark. However, some might argue that because our sophisticated typing machines... {read more}


New Demands?

Lisa Vinebaum  
April 02, 2012 to April 06, 2012
New Demands? is a public, durational performance that connects the current crisis in timed labor to the historical struggle for workers’ rights. New Demands? commemorates the 1937 Dressmakers Strikes / La grève des midinettes, a pivotal event in the struggle for workers’ rights in Montreal. In April 1937,... {read more}



Daniel Barrow  
April 21, 2012 to April 27, 2012
When I was asked last year to be Concordia’s Visiting Artist in Residence and teach a drawing class of my own design, my first impulse was to model and structure the class after my favorite drawing class from my own undergraduate degree. It was 15 years ago that Professor Sharon Alward, my favorite teacher... {read more}



April 21, 2012
  "The work presented in HEIRESS emerged from three artists each created projection performances/slide shows that blended their repective cultural and family heritage with politics, archival images, personal memoir and fantasy in an effort to explain our present predicaments and gauge the... {read more}



Maude Pilon S.
May 01, 2012 to June 30, 2012
No one ever finds themselves in a hospital waiting room through choice. The body determines when it is time to go there; the mind follows, as far as it can. In hospital, an increasing sense of isolation encroaches over the course of the wait, maybe because the patient is – legitimately – preoccupied with... {read more}


Service 1: Consultation provided to assist individuals in determining what to do with their electronic equipment

Artifact Institute
May 04, 2012 to May 27, 2012
The Artifact Institute will establish a temporary facility at articule where its personnel will provide free public consultations. These consultations aim to help participating individuals determine what to do with electronic equipment that is broken, malfunctioning, or perceived to be obsolete.... {read more}


Public Forum on the Status of Electronic Equipment in Montréal

May 17, 2012 to May 20, 2012
As part of International Digital Arts Biennial organised by Elektra (ACREQ)A collaboration between articule and the Artifact Institute, this interdisciplinary event will explore perspectives on the consumption, use, disposal, repair, re-use and obsolescence of electronic equipment. The forum will consider... {read more}


Anarchist Aesthetics: Anarchy and Art: 1865 - 2012

Norman Naworcki, Benoît Tremblay, Keenan Poloncsak
June 14, 2012
What historic and contemporary relationships exist between the basic ideas of anarchism and the arts, particularly within the visual arts? What is the role of anarchist artists in popular radical movements such as the Paris Commune, protests against the G20, the Occupy encampments or even environmental... {read more}


Rotation Rotation 2012

June 23, 2012 to June 24, 2012
  From the 21st of June at 5pm to the 23rd at 6pm.The most festive garage sale in town is back!A fundraising event for articule, artist-run centreWith raffle gift certificate prizes to win from MANU REVA, NAADA YOGA, ANNEX VINTAGE, la TAMALERA haute cuisine de rue méxicaine, ROUGE nail bar and... {read more}


Les Murs

Christian Bujold (Montréal)
July 01, 2012 to August 05, 2012
A window is a physical, yet porous border between private and public spaces. Its translucence invites passersby to transgress that boundary with their gaze, whilst allowing the resident to escape, through his gaze, the space he's confined to. But to physically cross that glass wall from the outside is... {read more}


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