Announcing Marion Paquette’s Exhibition “aménager l’aléa – to manage randomness”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition aménager l’aléa – to manage randomness by Marion Paquette on July 22 (Sat) and 23 (Sun), as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura.

Marion Paquette is a multidisciplinary artist based in Montreal. She completed her bachelor in Visual and Mediatic Arts at Université du Québec à Montréal in 2015. She also intends to begin a Major in Fibres and Material Practices at Concordia University in Montréal this next September. Her work has been shown in severals places in Montreal (Canada) and Nantes (France).

Here are some words from the artist herself.

My artistic interventions mainly emerge from intimate contents of various personal spheres. The topic of the intimacy, declined throughout the daily life, had led me to develop tangible forms of a Self in relation to its environment. Thus, my projects are generally performative actions and installations that amalgamating textile, drawings, writings and photography.

My framework of artistic intervention settles within the paradoxical aspect of the presence of intimacy in the public sphere and its impact on the latter. Working from the in-between situation, I am interested in the effect of the junction bringing together concepts presenting a certain polarity. Depending on the projects, antinomic crosses are visible between comfort / discomfort – intimacy / extimacy – personal / interpersonal – interior / exterior – objectivity / subjectivity – visible / invisible – awakening / sleeping – animate / inanimate – private / public.

Marion Paquette “aménager l’aléa – to manage randomness
Date: July 22 (Saturday) and 23 (Sunday), 11:00 to 18:00, free entrance
* We will hold an exhibition party and an artist talk on Saturday the 22nd, starting at 15:30.
* The exhibitions by other current residence artists, will be also held on the same dates.

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