“Being on the making side” An artist talk with Geneviève Moisan
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Withinthe context of Luanne Martineau’s exhibition, the Foreman Art Gallery presents a talk by Geneviève Moisan, who assisted Martineau in the making of a le a le, her new large-scale textile work created especially for this exhibition. As a research assistant who collaborates with different artists, Geneviève Moisan has also worked for research laboratories and studied the question of making during her Master’s degree. In her presentation “Being on the making side,” she will discuss the ideas of making and the reality of working in contemporary art. Please note the talk will be presented in English with a bilingual question period.
About Geneviève Moisan: Geneviève Moisan has recently completed a Master of
Luanne Martineau, a le a le Fine Arts in Studio Art at Concordia University, with a concentration in fibre. Her research focuses on notions of hypermodernity, excessive individuality and urgency, and the connections they weave between people in their way of inhabiting both urban and virtual spaces. Moving between traditional textile techniques and the digital treatment of the photographic image, Moisan uses an electronic Jacquard loom to represent in fabric these complex interpersonal relation-
(detail) 2014. ships. Her work has been exhibited in Montréal, Venice, Paris and Oaxaca, Mexico. She also works as a research assistant with several Canadian and international artists, including Luanne Martineau, François Morelli and Kelly Thompson, and is a member of the subTela studio-laboratory at Concordia University.
The Gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 to 5:00 p.m., and during evenings when there are presentations at the Centennial Theatre.