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Art Souterrain Festival, in Montreal : « Play and Distraction »

From March 4 through 26, 2017, Art Souterrain presents the 9th edition of its eponymous contemporary art festival, under the theme Play and Distraction.

As a unique contemporary art festival in North America, Art Souterrain aims to make art accessible to a wider audience by taking it out of it’s traditional exhibition spaces.


Art Souterrain presents : FOCUS, a series of visits with commentary

Each Tuesday and Wednesday, enjoy a one-of-a-kind visit: whether through the eyes of our curators or our guest artists, discover the worlds and perspectives of those who make up this year's festival.

Duration: 1 hour
Rates: $10 general – $7 for students
Limited space – reservation mandatory


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Mark your calendars!

Tuesday, March 7, 6 p.m.
Frédéric Loury, Principal curator, and CEO of Art Souterrain, was the owner of Galerie SAS and a consultant for over 15 years.

In French only
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Wednesday, March 8, 6 p.m.
Robert Barta is a Czech-born German artist, known for his large-scale interactive installations.

Ticketing Eventbrite : Click here


Tuesday, March 14, 6 p.m.
Omar Victor Diop, the famous artist from Senegal, has developed an interest for Photography and Design, essentially as a means to capture the diversity of modern african societies and lifestyles.​

In French only
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Wednesday, March 15, 6 p.m.
Patrick Bérubé and Chloé Grondeau, guest curators for the 2017 Festival.
Patrick Bérubé is a Canadian artist whose work has attracted attention nationally and internationally through his participation in numerous exhibitions and major events.

Chloé Grondeau, independent curator, is also artistic director of Montreal centre Diagonale.

In French only
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Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m.
Marie-Charlotte Carrier, guest curator for the 2017 Festival, is a rising curator with a Master's in Art History from the University of Toronto.

In French only
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Wednesday, March 22, 6 p.m.
Dries Depoorter is a well known media artist and a freelance digital creative living online in Belgium. He has a background in electronics and studied Media Arts in Ghent. Most of his work is about the internet, privacy, online identity and surveillance.

Ticketing Eventbrite : Click here


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