Wednesday August 6th, 2014

Photographer tour

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The Photographer Tour, presented as part of the 5th edition of Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie, will run from August 15 to 19 in different municipalities on the peninsula. At the heart of Rencontres, the Photographer Tour is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together visitors, photographers and the local population on the Gaspé territory. It offers public get-togethers on the subject of creation in the form of photo...

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Monday August 4th, 2014

In Partnership with the Collection Loto-Québec

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For the fifth edition of the festival, Rencontres Internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie has partnered with the Collection Loto-Québec in a shared commitment to supporting visual-arts creation in Québec.  The Collection Loto-Québec boasts over 4,700 works produced by over 1,200 local artists.  From mid-July to mid-September, come discover the exhibit “Eyes on the Collection Loto-Québec,” which showcases 35 years of creation in Québec in 35 photographs. The photos presented in Percé...

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Thursday July 31st, 2014

Photo project #visibleinvisible

The theme of this 5th edition of Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie – “Visible. Invisible.” – gives free rein to the interpretation we bring to the photograph, to what it embodies in our day-to-day life, in our relationship with the real and our perception of the world. The theme also serves as a pretext for presenting the body of work of the different artists taking part in this year’s Rencontres....

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Tuesday July 29th, 2014

Michael Flomen : Installation at Maria – 5th edition

The Higher Ground photograms (Michael Flomen) are the results of a dialogue between the artist and Nature, specifically fireflies. The large-format film documents the interaction of energies with the natural elements at night directly in the countryside, fixing the natural light of the firefly. The best time to view this installation is at dusk and during the night. This is time when the actual photogrammes were made and when the...

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Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

Québec artist residency – summer 2014

Montreal artists Patrick Dionne and Miki Gingras were invited to do a residency in the town of Percé in 2014 with the goal of creating a participatory photographic work with the local communities.  In the course of that residency, which took place in the spring of 2014, the  two artists’ interest came to focus on Bonaventure Island and its history.  Seeking out former residents of the island, today transformed into...

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Tuesday July 8th, 2014

RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES DE LA PHOTO EXHIBITS AND INSTALLATIONS OPEN IN MID-JULY

The 5th edition of Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie presents, starting in mid-July, the exhibits and installations of some 50 photographers from the Gaspé, from elsewhere in Québec and from various countries. The public is invited to view them until mid-September in 13 host municipalities. This year’s theme – “Visible. Invisible.” – gives free rein to the interpretation we bring to the photograph, to what it embodies in our day-to-day...

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