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MOMENTA Biennale de l'image; Commissaire | Curator: Ji-Yoon Han
from September 8th 2023 to October 21st 2023
MOMENTA x OPTICA | Masquerades: Drawn to Metamorphosis; Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes, Visions on the Pond

Opening: Friday, September 8, 2023 - 5PM to 10pm
Guided tour of the exhibition by Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes and Ji-Yoo Han: September 23, 2023, 3pm.
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MOMENTA Biennale de l'image; Commissaire | Curator: Ji-Yoon Han
from September 8th 2023 to October 21st 2023
MOMENTA x OPTICA | Masquerades: Drawn to Metamorphosis; Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde, Gemini: TEKENÍKHEN (twins)

Friday, September 8, 2023
Opening: 5PM to 10pm
Performance of Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde: 6:30pm

OPTICA is proud to participate in the 18th edition of MOMENTA Biennale de l’image, Mascarades. Drawn to Metamorphosis, curated by Ji-Yoon Han.OPTICA will present individual exhibitions by the artists Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes and Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde.
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Appel de candidatures. Résidence Intersections de recherche, création et production
Date limite de dépôt : 5 octobre 2023

from August 11th 2023 to October 5th 2023

Le Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM), le Centre d’art contemporain OPTICA et l’École des arts visuels et médiatiques (EAVM) de l’UQAM lancent un appel de candidatures pour les artistes issu.e.s de l’immigration (de première ou de seconde génération) qui sont membres des minorités ethniques ou visibles**. Les candidat.e.s éligibles sont diplômé.e.s de la maîtrise à l’EAVM.
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Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes, Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde
from September 29th 2023 to September 29th 2023
Journées de la culture: Watercolor and Plant Prints at OPTICA!

Schedule: Friday, September 29, 2023, from 1 pm to 4 pm
No reservation required

The OPTICA Educational Program invites the general public to come together for an afternoon around art works that the centre is presenting as part of MOMENTA Biennale de l’image. This is a beautiful occasion to experience and share a creative moment together! Have a cup of tea as you explore the two exhibition galleries during a guided tour. You can make contact with the digital and surrealist universe of Bianca Shonee Arroyo-Kreimes and the performances of Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde, two artists calling for reconciliation.
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April 1st 2022

Founded in 1972, OPTICA has sought to promote Canadian contemporary art and to raise awareness among diverse audiences about the issues underlying the discourses and practices in the visual arts through a varied program of exhibitions and critical and educational activities. The centre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
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Pierre Boogaerts, Bic Banana, 1975.

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Contemporary Art, Feminist Theories

Optica, Montreal, 2019.
160 p., 15,8 x 23,18 cm.
ISBN 978-2-922085-15-0
Texts in French and English
35$ or 42.74$ shipping included