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May 27, 2017
Launch of the 2017-2018 programming Lancement + inauguration, Saturday, Mai 27, 2017 from 4 pm to 8 pm. Music by Dj 50 PIA$$E$ (aka Érick d'Orion). Hot-dogs and surprises!
May 23, 2017
Anagrammatical Definitions From one word and its definition, Marion Lessard forms the poetical anagram of another word and its definition, which then take the place of the official ones, and so on, indefinitely, in a long chain of subversion. The aim is both poetic and playful: to insert within the Reference some Irreverence, to agitate the means of meaning. At the end of this extensive project, a whole new dictionary will materialize, which will yet be the same (understood as the sum of its letters).
May 22, 2017
VOX-POP "Survival Kit" and finissage From May 22 to 29, 2017, call and leave me a message on my voice mail at 438-763-0112. Tell me about your survival kit. What is it designed for? Is it material or immaterial, made up of objects or ideas? What type of survival does this kit respond to? Also, finissage on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, starting at 6 pm at DARE-DARE.
May 14, 2017
Watching the Apple Trees Blossom (le début est la fin d’un cycle continu) And what about bringing this quest into an art context? The opportunity to embark on this slippery, if not contradictory task (that of Doing Nothing) within the frame of DARE-DARE’s mandate became an instance of prolonged embodied research into the more imperceptible areas of art-making and artistic process. Exploring the invisible, liminal spaces in art has been a long-standing preoccupation of mine, and The Sanctimonious Sect of Nothing Is Sacred became an invaluable container, and occasion, within which to delve even more deeply into this burgeoning area of performative practice.
April 27, 2017
PHILIPPE ALLARD
April 26, 2017
TALKING ABOUT NOTHING WITH... Sylvie Tourangeau “What are the ways in which free time infiltrates our body? Free time: a notion… a sensation… a parallel universe… a practice… an SOS…”. Revisiting her residency project titled Temps libre, carried out two years ago at 3e impérial artist-run centre in Granby, QC, Sylvie is proposing a collective moment of free time at DARE-DARE.
April 21, 2017
TALKING ABOUT NOTHING WITH... Sarah Harwood Feldenkrais is a form of somatic education that uses gentle movement and directed attention to improve movement and enhance human functioning.
April 6, 2017
Nothing In Nothing With Nothing (Not Even a Computer!) Is it possible to create a space of Nothing, of rest and interval – smack dab in the middle of one’s day and one’s daily life? I am inviting those who are interested, to accompany me in taking a REAL break, in the Space of Resistance – a designated internet- & screen-free zone inside the student café, L’Exode. at the Cégep du Vieux Montréal.
March 15, 2017
TALKING ABOUT NOTHING WITH... Carly Gaylor and Curtis Murphy CARLY GAYLOR AND CURTIS MURPHY. As part of the yearlong project, The Sanctimonious Sect of Nothing Is Sacred, Victoria Stanton is inviting artists, researchers, thinkers, and practitioners of various disciplines – both within and outside of the arts – to present their reflections in an informal series of discussions around the question of Doing Nothing.
March 14, 2017
Claire Moeder