In parallel to the fait main | handmade exhibition, public activities (free and festive!) will be presented:

On Wednesday, March 2 at noon, artist Jacinthe Loranger will present her work and her artistic process during an artist’s talk presented at the Aberdeen Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Atelier d’estampe Imago. Jacinthe Loranger lives and works in Montreal. Her practice revolves around screen printing and is deployed in various forms such as installation, object making and collage. This conference will also be broadcasted by Teams. To receive the link, interested parties can contact alisa.arsenault@umoncton.ca

On the evening of Wednesday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m., the opening of the exhibition will be held at the Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen. Artists Amy Ash, Andrea-Jane Cornell and Jacinthe Loranger will be in attendance, along with curator Alisa Arsenault.

On Friday, March 4, starting at 7:30 p.m., artist Andrea-Jane Cornell will present a sound performance, preceded by a performance by Allumette, on the 2nd floor of the Aberdeen Cultural Centre. Andrea-Jane Cornell is a sound artist based in Portland, Maine, who transforms and transmits sound material over radio frequencies. Space is limited, so register for a free ticket. This PRE:FLUX event is presented in partnership with Galerie Sans Nom. Visit the website for more information on the RE:FLUX festival.

The artists in the exhibition have also been invited to share their influences on the web in a series of videos, The Greatest Hits of the Internet, Vol. 2, which will be published throughout the duration of the exhibition and can be viewed on GALRC’s YouTube channel.

The exhibition fait main | handmade runs through March 27, 2022, at the Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen. Curated by Alisa Arsenault and exploring practices where the handmade is intrinsic to the work of contemporary artists, the exhibition features the work of Amy Ash, Marjolaine Bourgeois, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Zoé Fortier, Allie Gattor and Jacinthe Loranger. Hours of operation are from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, and admission is free.

Double-vaccination and masks are mandatory for all events.

These initiatives are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts Re-opening Fund. Thanks also to : Imago Print Studio, Galerie Sans Nom / RE:FLUX, Aberdeen Cultural Centre.