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Articles by Isa Tousignant

There are 26 articles by Isa Tousignant

Features
A Biennial Is Not a Festival

“I don’t see art as benefitting from festivals,” says new Biennale de Montréal curator Philippe Pirotte. The results, he says, can be “preposterous.”

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Samuel Roy-Bois Spreads the Love for Œil de Poisson’s 30th Anniversary

Samuel Roy-Bois marked Quebec City artist-run centre Œil de Poisson’s 30th anniversary by creating an artsy pyramid scheme. Isa Tousignant reports.

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David Altmejd’s Seven-Year Itch

David Altmejd discusses the inspiration behind “Flux,” his upcoming solo show at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and his plans for the future.

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Venice Biennale 2015: Like Flies to Honey, BGL’s Big Gamble at the Canada Pavilion

Isa Tousignant reports from the opening of BGL’s installation at the Canada Pavilion, where the collective’s project has been gathering crowds all day.

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BGL at the Venice Biennale: Depanneurs and Gondolas

Ahead of their debut at the Venice Biennale, Quebec City art pranksters BGL lead Isa Tousignant on a tour through their kitsch-fuelled practice.

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Reviews
Music as Celebration, and Resistance, in Montreal

Angelica Mesiti’s moving portrayal of four musicians far from home touched the heart this summer at MACM, Isa Tousignant writes.

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Reviews
“Porcelain: Breaking Tradition” Showed Medium’s Strength

Broken plates, white vases, decorative figurines—okay—but a full-size reproduction of a Chevy rear axle? That’s something I wasn’t expecting to see made out of such a delicate and clearly…

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Benoit Aquin’s Haiti: A People and a Place

When Quebec photographer Benoit Aquin returned to Haiti for the first time in 20 years, it was only days after the 2010 earthquake. The stench of death was so thick in the air that people stuck…

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Jeanie Riddle

Walking into a Jeanie Riddle installation environment is like shrinking to Lilliputian size and running wild inside a kid’s box of Crayolas. Not only because her works bring to mind the crayons’…

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Maskull Lasserre On Knockout Sculptures, Dangerous Artworks, Boxing as Inspiration & More

Maskull Lasserre is the Mike Tyson of the Canadian art scene: a soft-voiced killer with an unstoppable left-right combination. On one hand, he seems like the sweetest, most unassuming person you’re

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