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Michel de Broin, Cut in the Dark, 2010, HD video, colour, sound, 4 min. 23 sec.

VidéoZoom. L’entre-images

Michel de Broin, Cut in the Dark, 2010, HD video, colour, sound, 4 min. 23 sec.
A selection of video works by a rising generation of Quebec artists: Sophie Bélair-Clément, Olivia Boudreau, Jacynthe Carrier, Michel de Broin, Pascal Grandmaison, Frédéric Lavoie, and Aude Moreau
Frédéric Lavoie, La vie après la mort, 2012, HD video, colour, sound, 4 min.

Vidéozoom. L’entre-images is a videographic anthology of works by seven Quebec artists who define themselves not as filmmakers, but as visual artists motivated by the exploration of the image in motion. The exhibition, in the form of a continuous showing of all the works on the same screen, offers the advantage of conveying shared sensibilities, displaying affinities for an often carefully crafted image, attesting to concern for an audio presence and revealing effective elliptical strategies of the image. These short videos deal with a variety of subjects in the realm not only of politics, popular culture, television and movie imagery, but also of the poetical image. The emphasis is sometimes on form, sometimes on narrative or content, while sound, time, the archive, landscape and performance are some of the compositional elements from which what is displayed is constructed.

This project is offered as a glimpse, an opening, a breach into the immense production of images that characterizes the contemporary world. The works must be viewed as if one were peeping at them through a slit, a sort of “between-the-images,” both for what they represent within contemporary practices and for what they are individually in their respective formal and narrative dimensions: between video and cinema, film and digital image, visual presence and aural reality. This notion of a “between-the-images,” taken from theorist Raymond Bellour, implies we must seek in depth, dig below the surface of the images, and not be content to pass distractedly from one to the next. In the “between-the-images,” a language takes shape between what is perceived and named, and what is seen and designated of the world and art. For today, images truly confront us with what they embody or disembody, construct or deconstruct, repeat or reinvent. They are more often a suggestion than a demonstration, and therein lies their appeal.

Olivia Boudreau, La brèche, 2012, HD video, colour, sound, 3 min.

La Fabrique d’expositions, Montreal Curatorial collective formed by Julie Bélisle, Louise Déry and Audrey Genois

Produced and circulated by the Galerie de l’UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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