Official Opening of the 35th Symposium
Friday, July 28, 7:30 pm
The official opening of the 35th International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie Saint Paul begins with a fanfare. The Pé Na Rua band will parade through the streets of central Baie-Saint-Paul in the company of the Roi de l’Anse, artist Denys Tremblay, president of honour and the participating artists.
Perfomance and artist talk from Denys Premier, Roi de l’Anse
Saturday, July 29, 2016, 4:30 pm
Déjouer l’Histoire, rejouer la nôtre
Performance and artist talk from Denys Premier, Roi de l’Anse, president of Honour of the 35th International Symposium of Contemporay Art of Baie-Saint-Paul.
Jean-Claude Rochefort Grant
Saturday, August 5th, 4:00pm
The Jean-Claude Rochefort Grant will be awarded and the winner will give a brief talk.
Vicky Sabourin, Performance
Saturday, August 5, 4:30pm
Vicky Sabourin is inspired by stories in the news and historical events. She is a multidisciplinary artist who creates installations and tableau vivants that rely on her own reminiscences to explore our private imagination.
Jean-François Racine Open Studio at the Symposium site.
Wednesday, august 9 to sunday august 13, noon to 5 : 00 pm
Accustomed to working outdoors, the painter Jean-François Racine will work for a week at the Symposium. While at the event site, he will let this year’s theme of Pasts in the Present inspire him.
Nocturne at the Symposium with DJ Maxime Dubois
Friday, August 18, 8:00 pm to midnight
Just this once during the summer, the International Symposium of Contemporay Art of Baie-Saint-Paul will welcome visitors for the whole evening. Come have a glass of wine and meet the artists in a relaxed atmosphere.
Presentation of the Déranger project
Saturday, August 19, 4:30 pm
Presentation of the Déranger project, a creation laboratory for Quebec Indigenous artists, produce by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), in collaboration with Wapikoni mobile and Oboro.
Sarah Wendt and Pascal Dufaux, Mixing Ghosts, an installation-performance
Saturday, August 26, 4:30 pm
Immersed in a visual echo chamber, between the present time of the action and the immediate past of its mediatisation, Sarah Wendt and Pascal Dufaux explore new narrative, perceptual, video, and pictorial possibilities. This installation-performance proposes an experience for the public, combining a theatre of objects, choreography and vision machines.
Guided tour with the artistic director
Sunday, August 27, 3:00 pm
For the closing of the 35th Symposium, Marie Perrault, the artistic director, will give the public a guided tour of the twelve artists’ studios, providing a summary of each participant’s experience and the development of their respective projects.
Sunday, August 27, 4:00 pm
During the closing event, the public is invited to a musical performance by Guy St-Onge. For this occasion, Roxane Del will accompany him on violin.
July 28 to august 27
The Future is Created in the Past: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art from 1967 to Now.
Artexte presents an exhibition of documents from their collection exploring the theme of science fiction in contemporary art.