Wednesday September 12th, 2012

Rencontres de la photo: towards the 4th edition


Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie is delighted with the success of its 3rd edition, which wound up on September 10, on the theme of “Shaping the course.” The organization is enthusiastically preparing its 4th edition, which will run from July 10 to September 11, 2013, in 14 host municipalities, and is sending out an appeal for proposals. “Each year Rencontres puts on display different photographic outlooks and approaches,…

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Thursday September 6th, 2012

Rencontres de la photo : just five days left to see most of the exhibits


Only the Nick Kline exhibit Stripes and Stripes, being staged at Centre d’artistes Vaste et Vague in Carleton-sur-Mer, is winding up a little earlier, on September 8. The Doreen Lindsay exhibit Plants: indigenous and captured and Gabor Szilasi’s Gaspesian Encounters, meanwhile, are held over until September 24 at Musée de la Gaspésie in the town of Gaspé. A reminder that on the theme of “Shaping the course,” Rencontres is inviting…

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Friday August 10th, 2012

Rencontres de la photo professional week starting August 17


Plateforme ©Serge Clément On August 17 at 5 p.m., at Centre d’artistes Vaste et Vague in Carleton-sur-Mer, the public can attend the vernissage of the exhibit Stripes and Stripes by Nick Kline (New York, New York) and the launch of the monograph L’Appel (SAGAMIE Édition d’art) by Maryse Goudreau (Pointe-à-la-Croix, the Gaspé). On August 18 at noon, at the rest area in Cap-Chat, the vernissage for the exhibit Imperial Valley…

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Friday July 13th, 2012

Rencontres de la photographie: Burtynsky, Szilasi and Lindsay in Gaspé


Guillaume Pelletier, Laurie Pelletier Brochu, Claire Robichaud and Simon Pelletier, Baie-des-Sables, 2011. ©Gabor Szilasi These past 12 years, celebrated photographer Edward Burtynsky has traveled the world to take stock of the production, distribution and use of oil. His in-depth exploration, spread out over a number of themes, probes the “life cycle” of this essential fuel. “We are drawn by desire – a chance at good living,” states the photographer, “yet…

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