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VoCA Recommends…2 summer shows: Montreal, Calgary

It’s summer, and you don’t want to get too serious…so here are some easy shows to check out throughout July. Swing by for free nighttime screenings in Montreal, or get outside for public art interventions in Calgary.

La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse
Montreal

In Montreal, stop by La Centrale’s window to see these screenings, which are about appearance and transformation. From dusk ’til dawn.

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Stephanie Chabot, Destroyer, 2005. Image: stephaniechabot.netfirms.com

BLUE MOON
Stéphanie Chabot
2007.
July 29 to August 2, 2009

Blue Moon presents a woman coldly displayed in virtual space accompanied by a soundtrack based on an Elvis tune. Evoking beauty, pleasure, and desire, Blue Moon is a tender take on woman’s complex and sometimes contradictory situation within the myth of romance.

LE FOND DES CHOSES
Chloé Lefebvre
5min, 2007.
July 15 to 19, 2009

Five people transfigured by fantasy make-up expose some of their expectations, unintentionally revealing aspects of themselves.

BLUE FOTO, GREEN FOTO, RED FOTO
Justene Williams
8min, 2005
July 22 to 26, 2009

In Blue Foto and Green Foto, a character moves endlessly against a backdrop of old images collaged on the wall of the artist’s studio.

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Maquillage by Chloé Lefebvre. Image: chloelefebvre.com

For La Centrale’s website, and more on each artist, please click HERE.

Truck Gallery
Calgary

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Atom Deguire, Central Park, 2007. Image: atomdeguire.com

Base Camp is a show that takes place outside the gallery, showing work that is is about and intervenes in public space throughout July.

Artists include Alexandre David from Montreal, Atom Deguire from Toronto, Michael Fernandes from Halifax, Ashley Neese from Portland.

Click HERE for Truck Gallery’s website.

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