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Montreal: Kalup Linzy, Michal Rovner, The Wrong Corpse, Icelandic Love Corp.

Kalup Linzy: Recessed Depressed… Child Just Tell Me…
May 8 – June 13, 2009
Parisian Laundry

Kalup Linzy. Image: artnews.org

One of the hottest names in video art, Linzy’s best known work is a series of video art pieces satirizing the tone and narrative approach of television soap opera. Linzy performs most of the characters himself, and was once described as ‘Part Richard Pryor, part RuPaul.

Click HERE for more info on Linzy, and some great videos.

Click HERE for Parisian Laundry’s website.

Michal Rovner: Particles of Reality
DHC Art Foundation
May 21 – September 27, 2009

Video works by Michal Rovner. Image: artintelligence.net

Coming up, DHC/ART will host the first solo exhibition in Canada by the celebrated Israeli artist Michal Rovner, whose show, Against Order? Against Disorder? intrigued us at the Israeli pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2003.

Click HERE for more info about the artist on Pace Wildenstein’s website, and HERE for DHC Art Foundation.

The Icelandic Love Corporation
The Darling Foundry
March 12 – May 31, 2009

The Icelandic Love Corporation, performance still of Ashford Castle, 2006. Image: flavorpill.com

The Icelandic Love Corporation is a group of three artists who formed a collaborative relationship in Reykjavik (Iceland) in 1996. Their work often explores the traditions of their ancestors together with the spirit of today.

This exhibition features mostly new works, created during their stay at the Darling Foundry: sculptures, photographs, needlepoint, video and an animated film.

For more info on the exhibition, please click HERE.

The Wrong Corpse: Olivier Choinière, Julie Favreau, Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf
May 4 – June 13, 2009
At the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University

A work from the exhibition. Image: pavilionprojects.com

This exhibition – featuring video, performance and installation works – brings together three artists who cast a critical, yet equally celebratory, light over the coming apart of identity under political, psychological, and social pressures.

It’s curated by Robin Simpson with the collaboration of Maryse Larivière.

For more info, please click HERE.

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