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Québec artist residency – summer 2014

Montreal artists Patrick Dionne and Miki Gingras were invited to do a residency in the town of Percé in 2014 with the goal of creating a participatory photographic work with the local communities.  In the course of that residency, which took place in the spring of 2014, the  two artists’ interest came to focus on Bonaventure Island and its history.  Seeking out former residents of the island, today transformed into…


Unveiling — 4th edition of the Rencontres

On the theme “The nature of man: crafting the real,” the 4th edition of Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie, summer of 2013, is an invitation to journey over the peninsula and follow the artistic trajectory of over 30 photographers from here and elsewhere :: The 2013 Rencontres brings together artists who are interested in representing the real in ways that are distorted, transformed or modified, and in so…


Unveiling — Some of the photographers from Québec


Jocelyne Alloucherie is presenting Dévoniennes (Devonians) in New Richmond, a series of photographs taken during her artist residency in the Gaspé in 2012. By way of complex configurations, her work conceptually and poetically explores notions relative to image, object and place. In 2012, Louis Couturier and Jacky George Lafargue spent ten days exploring the Murdochville copper mine and photographing that astonishing landscape. In Murdochville and Bonaventure they are presenting, under…


Unveiling — Some of the international photographers


The winner of numerous awards, including the World Press Photo in 2005 and 2010, Michael Wolf, a German native residing in Hong-Kong, is exhibiting photos from his Tokyo Compression project in Marsoui, portraits of people pressed against Tokyo subway windows. In the same municipality, Evgenia Arbugaeva, from Russia, presents the project Tiksi, which was carried out in her home town, a former Soviet military base, now abandoned. Her images speak…


Announcement of the programming – June 4, 2013

4th Edition – Summer 2013 :: EXHIBITS AND INSTALLATIONS – July 10 to September 11 :: Outdoors and indoors, everywhere in the Gaspé :: – Over 900 photos – 31 photographers from Québec and elsewhere, recognized or emerging – 20 activities in the presence of photographers – 26 sites and attractions in 14 host municipalities