RENCONTRES ON TOUR
AUGUST 15 TO 18, 2019

At the very heart of Rencontres, this one-of-a-kind event brings together visitors, artists and the local population for public get-togethers around the subject of creation: open-air screenings, discussions with the artists, guided exhibit tours, and more.

The Tour Programming

Thursday, August 15

Matapédia – Nouvelle – Carleton-sur-Mer

1:30pm

Matapédia

Belvédère des Deux-Rivières | 12 Boulevard Perron Ouest (Route 132)

Tour of the exhibition Viva ’o rre by Carlo Rainone (Italy)
A walk to the lookout to see the exhibit, and get-together around creation with the artist

This exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Photolux festival in Lucca, Italy, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Montreal

Matapédia – Nouvelle travel time: 45 minutes

4:30pm

Nouvelle

Miguasha National Park (former visitor center) | 231 Route de Miguasha Ouest

Tour of the exhibition The Peacemaker Returns by Skawennati (Montreal, QC)

Get-together around creation

Nouvelle – Carleton-sur-Mer travel time: 25 minutes

8:00pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Parc des Horizons (municipal beach) | Boulevard Perron

Tour of the exhibition Iran: Visual Poetries, stage 2 – Crossing time: between present and past

Get-together around creation with the curator, Claudia Polledri. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

8:30pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Parc des Horizons (municipal beach) | Boulevard Perron

Open-air screening of the film Focus Iran – L’audace au premier plan

Presentation of the movie (54 minutes) in the presence of directors Nathalie Masduraud and Valérie Urréa, and discussion with the audience. In case of rain, the screening will take place at salle Charles-Dugas, in Carleton-sur-Mer.

Friday, August 16

Maria – Carleton-sur-Mer

10:00am

Maria

Parc du Vieux-Quai | 550 Boulevard Perron

Tour of the exhibition Partenza by Renata Poljak (Croatia)

Get-together around creation

This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Occurrence – Espace d’art et d’essai contemporains

Parc du Vieux-Quai – Gesgapegiag travel time: 10 minutes

11:00am

Gesgapegiag

Parc de la réserve (near the Lobster Hut) | 4 Boulevard Perron (Route 132)

Tour of the exhibition In the Reflection of the Rice Paddies (Maria) by Sophie Zénon (France)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artist

This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Diaphane – pôle photographique en Picardie

Maria – Carleton-sur-Mer travel time: 15 minutes

2:00pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Quai des arts | 774 Boulevard Perron

Presentation and discussion on the art book and on photobook publishing

With artists Vilma Samulionytė and Gytis Skudžinskas (Lithuania), co-founders of the publishing house NoRoutine Books

4:30pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Bernard-Dubé (Quai des arts)

Opening of the exhibition Le livre photographique (The Photographic Book) 2019

With curator Serge Allaire

5:30pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Vaste et Vague artist center (Quai des arts)

Opening of the exhibitions aCCCumulation – Campeau – Carrière – Clément (40 years of photography) and Capital Camera Exchange Inc. – Anonymous Amateur and Professional Photographers (2015-2018) of the artist Michel Campeau

In the presence of artists Michel Campeau and Serge Clément (Montréal, QC)

8:00pm

Carleton-sur-Mer

Parc des Horizons (municipal beach) | Boulevard Perron

Open-air screenings

Excerpts from the documentary Gabor, presented for the first time and in the presence of the director Joannie Lafrenière (Montreal, QC) and photographer Gabor Szilasi (Montreal, QC)

Presentation of images by the artists featured in the 2019 programming and discussions with the audience
Featuring duos and get-togethers among artists: cross-discussion involving artists Gabor Szilasi and Joannie Lafrenière (Montreal, QC); Charles-Frédérick Ouellet (Québec City, QC) and Christophe Goussard (France); then Rachel Echenberg (Montreal, QC). In case of rain, the screening will take place at salle Charles-Dugas, in Carleton-sur-Mer.

Saturday, August 17

New Richmond – Bonaventure – Paspébiac

Carleton-sur-Mer – New Richmond travel time: 30 minutes

10:00am

New Richmond

Taylor’s Point Park | 103 Boulevard Perron Est

Tour of the exhibition Her Hands the Winds by Anne-Marie Proulx (Québec City, QC)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artist, who did a residency in the Gaspé in 2018 and 2019

New Richmond – Bonaventure travel time: 30 minutes

1:00pm

Bonaventure

Near the tourist information office (by the lagoon) | 93 Avenue de Port-Royal

Tour of the exhibition Iran : Visual Poetries, stage 1 – Traversing Tehran and its images

Get-together around creation with the curator, Claudia Polledri. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Silk Road Gallery, Téhéran

Bonaventure – Paspébiac travel time: 30 minutes

2:30pm

Paspébiac

Centre culturel de Paspébiac | 7 Boulevard Gérard-D.-Levesque Est

Presentation of the work of Natacha Clitandre (Montreal, QC)

Carried out during her residency in the Gaspé in the spring of 2019

Paspébiac–Chandler travel time: 1 hour

4:30pm

Chandler

Across from the Cantine du Chenail

Tour of the exhibition My Big Family by Hua Jin (Montreal, QC)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artist

Sunday, August 18

Percé – Gaspé

Chandler – Percé travel time: 45 minutes

10:00am

Percé

Charles-Robin historical sector in Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé National Park | Rue du Quai

Tour of the exhibition Immeasurable by Rachel Echenberg (Montreal, QC)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artist

Tour of the exhibition Iran: Visual Poetries, stage 3 – Committing

Get-together around creation with the curator, Claudia Polledri. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Silk Road Gallery</a, Téhéran

Percé – Gaspé travel time: 1 hour

2:00pm

Gaspé

Haldimand Beach| 30 Rue de la Plage

Tour of the exhibition Iran: Visual Poetries, stage 4 – Dissonances

Get-together around creation with the curator, Claudia Polledri. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Silk Road Gallery</a, Téhéran

Gaspé – Forillon National Park travel time: 45 minutes

3:30pm

Parc national Forillon

Grande-Grave Heritage Site

Tour of the exhibition Crowds by Mélissa Pilon (Montreal, QC)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artist

Grande-Grave Heritage Site – Centre culturel Le Griffon travel time: 20 minutes

4:30pm

L’Anse-au-Griffon

Centre culturel Le Griffon | 557 Boulevard du Griffon

Tour of the exhibition From One River to the Next, showing the work of Christophe Goussard (France) and Charles-Frédérick Ouellet (Québec City, QC)

Get-together around creation in the presence of the artists

Closing of Rencontres on Tour

Coming in September

Presentation of three Iranian films as part of the hosting of the exhibit Iran: Visual Poetries

Screenings from September 6 to 8, 2019, in Carleton-sur-Mer, Paspébiac, Chandler and Gaspé, in collaboration with independent movie venues (details to follow)