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Gallery 1
Juan Ortiz-Apuy
from January 19th 2019 to March 16th 2019

Opening, Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 3PM to 6PM
Saturday with the Family: January 26 and March 16, 2019.
“Ortiz-Apuy’s installation is certainly a gesture to the invisible forms of labour and care that drive artist-run spaces: moving like cycles of evaporated water, infinitely extracted and re-released in the air.” Sanader, Daniella. “Room Temperature.” Canadian Art, Fall 2018, p. 144-145.
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Gallery 2
Léa Moison
from January 19th 2019 to March 16th 2019

Opening, Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 3PM to 6PM
In her exhibition, 25/09=1, Léa Moison presents a series of drawings and a paper-based sculpture made from systems and their protocols that attempt to translated sound into two and three dimensions. Combining visual and media arts with a strong musical culture, the artist is developing a practice based on a compositional mode that plays on the passage from sound to the visual. Each work issues from a translation of data from a series of relays from one discipline to another, following a well-defined system of equivalencies: music thus becomes a score, which becomes a drawing, which becomes an object that becomes music, and so on.
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Avec / With Sophie Bélair Clément, Rebecca Belmore, Olivia Boudreau, Marie-Claude Bouthillier, Marie-Ève Charron, Sorel Cohen, Raphaëlle de Groot, Philippe Dumaine, Vera Frenkel, Andrea Geyer, Cynthia Girard-Renard, Clara Gutsche, Rashid Johnson, Marie-Josée Lafortune, Suzy Lake, arkadi lavoie lachapelle, Maryse Larivière, Emmanuelle Léonard, Deirdre Logue, Allyson Mitchell, Wanda Nanibush, Abdi Osman, Camal Pirbhai, Claire Savoie, Johanne Sloan, Jana Sterbak, Thérèse St-Gelais, Camille Turner, Rinaldo Walcott, Giovanna Zapperi.
from March 15th 2019 to March 23rd 2019
Montreal and Toronto Launches, new publication: ARCHI-FÉMINISTES!

Contemporary Art, Feminist Theories
Montreal and Toronto book launches
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from March 14th 2019 to March 14th 2019
Youth Exhibition_Opening at the Sourithèque with Pavitra Wickramasinghe

OPTICA + La Sourithèque
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Les Samedis ensemble en familles | Los Sabados juntos en familia en español y portugués |
Saturdays with the Family

from January 26th 2019 to March 16th 2019
The Magic of Orchids! Around the work of Juan Ortiz-Apuy

En un ambiente tropical, los asistentes serán invitados a explorar las diferentes especies de orquídeas, a identificar sus particularidades y a reflexionar sobre el concepto de ecosistema, gracias a un taller de creación con las dos mediadoras culturales. Podrán fabricar sus propias flores a partir de diferentes papeles, inspirándose en orquídeas de diversos orígenes. Al familiarizarse con las diferentes especies existentes, sus hábitats naturales y artificiales, los participantes serán instados a establecer una relación con las nociones de biodiversidad y de ecosistema, a reconocer su importancia para el medio ambiente y la necesidad de preservarlos para nuestro futuro.
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Juan Ortiz-Apuy
from March 2nd 2019 to March 3rd 2019
Nuit Blanche : La magie des orchidées! con Juan Ortiz-Apuy

Aunado a la exposición La Guaria Morada de Juan Ortiz-Apuy, presentada en OPTICA del 19 enero al 16 de marzo 2019, el evento « La magie des orchidées » le brinda a los jóvenes visitantes y a sus familias la oportunidad de descubrir la instalación en presencia del artista y de las mediadoras culturales del centro.
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Résidence de recherche jeune création Montréal, Valence (France) : Edith Brunette [Ce qui est séparé], Gaëlle Choisne [Grangou], (no4)
Texts in French