The List: July 23, 2021

The List presents the events of the members of the Association des groups en arts visuels francophones ( AGAVF ), that is to say fifteen artist-run centers and galleries across Canada, and compiles calls for submissions in visual arts, media arts, performance, art. public, residences aimed at artists and curators.

News from AGAVF:

Land to cross: Zine new generation

The AGAVF is pleased to publish New Generation: Laboratoire 27.01.2019, Ottawa , a zine that promotes emerging Francophone artists and curators from 7 Canadian provinces. This joint publication initiative, carried out as part of the Forum 2019 Trajectories in Ottawa on January 27 and that marked the 20th anniversary of AGAVF brings together the voices of 22 artists and curators. The zine, printed in five hundred copies, is part of the comfort package sent to delegates from Terres à travers, the ARCA national conference, organized this year by the Association of Artist-Run Centers of Alberta, and is one of the activities of the program presented in French. READ MORE

Lands to cross: Round table

The AGAVF is proud to present the Round Table Contextualizations: development of the NO Network as part of the Terres à travers conference on Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (HAR) which aims to inform the delegates of the Conference of the approach of the networking project, and its achievements since its creation. In the spring of 2017 in Edmonton, the Société francophone des arts visuels de l’Alberta and the Sans-Atelier collective (Sask.), Supported by the AGAVF, invited artist-run centers, galleries and cultural associations from the West and the North of the country to meet. The purpose of the meeting was to reflect on a common initiative that would highlight the work of Francophone visual artists in these regions of Canada. READ MORE

Programming of AGAVF members

House of French-speaking visual artists (Saint-Boniface)

Chris Dorosz – House of Dark Matter
June 10 to August 21, 2021

Nichol Marsch – Subjects
August 5 to 21, 2021

101-219, boulevard Provencher
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba

Alberta Visual Arts Center (Edmonton)

Anne Brochu Lambert, Marie-Hélène Comeau, Virginie Hamel, Patricia Lortie, Michèle Mackasey, Laura St. Pierre and Josée Thibeault – Presence of women
from June 30 to August 28, 2021
9103 95th Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

Visual Voice Artist Center (Ottawa)

Unsplash challenge
Virtual exhibition
from July 15, 2021 on Instagram
67 Beechwood Ave
Vanier, Ontario

Blue constellation-Galerie Bernard-Jean (Caraquet)

Julie Caissie – Common horizon (s)
July 15 to August 30, 2021
220, boul. Saint-Pierre West
Caraquet, New Brunswick

Le Trécarré (Pointe-de-l’Eglise)

Nadine Belliveau, Dany Sheehy, Jane Melanson, Diane Nadon, Denise Comeau, Claude Thériault, Amy Paradis, Jennie Morrow, Jan Swaren, Dianne Surette, Liz Lore, Noella DeMille, Nadine Blinn, Angélina Comeau, Mona Mc Donald, Claude Chaloux and Jay LeBlanc – On Y R’Baille
in July and August 2021
Sainte-Anne University, Nova Scotia

Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton)

Afterimages on a bicycle
July 25, August 22 and 29

140, rue Botsford, room 16
Moncton, New Brunswick

Acadian Association of Professional Artists of New Brunswick

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House of French-speaking visual artists (Saint-Boniface)

Chris Dorosz – House of Dark Matter / Dark House Matter
June 10 to August 21, 2021

101-219, boulevard Provencher
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba

Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Sudbury)

Sonia Ekiyor-Katimi – Tenderly Coded
home residence
July and August 2021

Back to Capturing optical frequencies by Sophie Castonguay – text by Erin Gee, titled “Listening to the languages ​​of matter electronically”

54 Elgin Street
Sudbury, Ontario

Le Labo (Toronto)

Paul Walty, Geneviève Thauvette, Joseph Muscat, Claude Martel, Pascaline Lebras, Samuel Choisy – Virtual exhibition of the artists of the Lab, during the Scotiabank Contact 2021 festival –
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Calls for submissions


Terres à traverser – A gathering of artist-run centers – August 3 to 8, 2021

1.Calls in French from Canada

Sporobole – Sherbrooke – September 20
Revue Ancrages – Acadie – August 15 and November 15
Audio station – Galerie Clark – Montreal – August 15
Lab_artenso – Montreal – August 31
The print shop window – Montreal – September 6
Beauce Art – September 2
International miniature digital print exhibition – Voix Visuelle – Vanier – August 15

2.Calls in English from Canada

Critical Mass x 4 – Port Hope – August 8
Images Festival – Toronto – October 15
The James Black Gallery – August 1
Available Light On-Demand – Yukon, TNO, Nunavut – September 15
Temporary Mural at Daniels Building, University of Toronto – July 31
I SPY – UNIT / PITT / July 26
New Works Grants – August 1
International digital art miniprint exhibition – Vanier – August 15

3.international calls

New Technolgy – August 31
Critical Coding Cookbook – August 15
International Meetings Paris / Berlin 2022 – July 31
Survival Tools in the Age of Ultra Anxiety – August 2
Nomadic artist residencies / La Serre – living arts – August 8
Phileas – a fund for contemporary – Vienna – September 10


Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program – Toronto – September 30

5.public art

Call for Mural Artists for Haliburton’s Wall of Sports Heroes – Dysart – August 13
Town of Banff – August 6
10 Year Commemorative Commission – Woodstock Hospital – August 9
Portal in the community of Vanier – July 26
BUGA 23 – in progress

6.for commissioners

Managing Director of East-North-East – August 30
Artistic Director of East-North-East – August 30
General Manager – Center Caravansérail – Rimouski – July 25
Associate director: collections – Vancouver – September 3
Project coordination – Atlantic Association of artist-run centers (Atlantis) – August 3
aboriginal curator – Galerie Clark – Montreal – August 15Owens Art Gallery’s team as our Colville House Curatorial Intern – Sackville – August 3
Gallery Coordinator – fifty fifty arts collective Toronto – July 31
Assistant curator – Capture Photography Festivals – Vancouver – July 23

details on agavf.ca