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Gallery 1
Pamila Matharu
from January 21st 2023 to April 1st 2023
Where Were You in ‘92?

Opening, Saturday, January 21, 3pm to 5pm
Commented visit of the exhibition by Pamila Matharu, 3 pm to 4 pm - in English
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Gallery 2
Leyla Majeri
from February 16th 2023 to February 16th 2023
In Conversation with Leyla Majeri, recipient of the 2022 Intersections Residency

12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, space J-7130 (on the 7th floor)
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Racquel Rowe
from April 22nd 2023 to June 17th 2023

Hailing from Barbados and living in New Brunswick, interdisciplinary artist Racquel Rowe draws inspiration from history, matrilineal family structures, diasporic communities, and her Caribbean background. Her practice, composed of performance, video, and site-specific installation, embraces the differences and similarities in various black experiences throughout the diasporas. Through her works, she engages in various critical discourses on race, migration, and colonialism, strengthening her own ability to understand and to break with colonial representations.
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Anouk Verviers
from April 22nd 2023 to June 17th 2023

In Qu'est-ce qu'on peut construire sur un sol en mouvance, Anouk Verviers examines the economic concept of resources, exploring the connections with communities that it has generated, particularly connections articulated around the ecology of place and a shared local practice, once carried out by women and now abandoned in favour of industry.
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April 1st 2022

Founded in 1972, OPTICA has sought to promote Canadian contemporary art and to raise awareness among diverse audiences about the issues underlying the discourses and practices in the visual arts through a varied program of exhibitions and critical and educational activities. The centre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
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Suzy Lake, ”Are You Talking To Me?”, 1979.

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Contemporary Art, Feminist Theories

Optica, Montreal, 2019.
160 p., 15,8 x 23,18 cm.
ISBN 978-2-922085-15-0
Texts in French and English
35$ or 42.74$ shipping included