Program 2015

Friday, July 31 – 7:30 p.m.
Official opening featuring Fanfare Jarry and a parade in the downtown streets of Baie-Saint-Paul
Will follow the launch of a special issue of the magazine L’Embarcadère devoted to the Symposium and produced with the cooperation of the Société littéraire de Charlevoix.


Saturday, August 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Lecture by Gabor Szilasi (in French)

Photo : D. Lyndsay
Photo : D. Lyndsay

Photography is what feeds his sensitivity toward people, their intimate spaces and the objects that they collect. His presentation will deal with an approach that has brought him to every corner of Québec.


Friday, August 7
– 12:30 p.m.
Concert by Académie internationale of the Domaine Forget
– 4 :30 p.m.
Lecture by Claire Savoie (in French)

Photo : UQÀM / Émilie Tournevache
Photo : UQÀM / Émilie Tournevache

Claire Savoie started Aujourd’hui in 2006. It comprises short video clips that she produces daily. It documents the fleeting and unstable nature of the present moment. She will present excerpts from the series.


Saturdays, August 8, 15, 22 and 29 – 2:30 p.m.
Les Déambulatoires: These are music concerts presented in cooperation with Hôtel La Ferme of Le Massif de Charlevoix.


Friday, August 14
4:00 p.m.
Presentation of the Jean-Claude Rochefort scholarship
The scholarship honours the memory of art critic Jean-Claude Rochefort who was from Charlevoix. It is offered by the UQAM foundation to a graduate student in art history. He or she will be invited to present an overview of his or her work.
– 4:30 p.m.
La Morue, a performance by Diane Landry

Photo : Marie-France Thérien
Photo : Marie-France Thérien

For La Morue, Diane Landry places household objects on turntables on which shines lateral lighting. The projected shadows perform choreography of kinetic photograms that are strangely poetic.


Friday, August 21 – 4:30 p.m.
Lecture by Patrice Loubier (in French)

Photo : Éloi Desjardins
Photo : Éloi Desjardins

Patrice Loubier is an art critic and historian who teaches at UQAM since 2009. Entitled Au ras du quotidien: la vie oeuvrée, his lecture will deal with the approach of artists whose everyday becomes a place for self-invention.


Friday, August 28 – 4:30 p.m.
Presentation of the movie entitled Un 30 mai ici-bas. Producer Fabien Deglise will be present.

Photo : Michaël Monnier
Photo : Michaël Monnier

Reporter, columnist and blogger for Le Devoir, Fabien Deglise conceived this participative documentary and invited people across Québec to do a 15 t0 30-second video recording of their everyday on May 30, 2014.


Sunday, August 30
– 3:00 p.m. – Closing event

Photo : Sasha Brunelle
Photo : Sasha Brunelle

To close the 33rd Symposium, artistic director Marie Perrault will invite de public to join a commented tour of the twelve work areas of the guest artists. (in French)
– 4:00 p.m.
Klima, a playful presentation by the Ample Man Danes ensemble will be preceded during the afternoon by ad lib performances in Baie-Saint-Paul’s rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste.


Meet the artists on the following Saturdays: August 8, 15 and 22, at 4:30 p.m.