Danses kaléidoscopiques revisits—not without a dose of humour— the historical link uniting the visual and the performing arts.
In this first draft of Qaumma, co-authored by Vinnie Karetak and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, the artists from Iqaluit address the forced displacements that uprooted their ancestors and colour their collective memory.
In-person conferences are back at VOX! Come meet the artist to discuss topics that pertain to his practice in conjunction with the exhibition The Illusion of a Crowd.
Celebrate the end of our exhibitions with Sorel Cohen and curators Marie J. Jean and Claudine Roger. The artist and the curators will be in the gallery from 1 to 3 p.m. to answer your questions.
Go back to the 1980s with this guided tour of the exhibition “Créer à rebours vers l’exposition”: The case of Art et féminisme, then join our neighbours at Artexte for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.
VOX invites you to share a playful moment with your kids! The youth exhibition Tropicana is accompanied by a “family bubble” visit and a creative workshop… plus it’s free!
Join guest curator Jon Davies for a wide-ranging conversation with two key figures in Canadian video art: artist Lisa Steele, and film/videomaker and Colin Campbell collaborator John Greyson.
In this video Campbell performs as his persona the Woman from Malibu, who chronicles her life and views on society, not in a broad way, but through fetishistic details.
“I made this tape shortly after my grandfather’s death as a memory of his voice and speech patterns.”
This online round table will bring together specialists to discuss how art books are changing, and will change further, in the digital sphere…
Children and families will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the green screen incrustation technique by creating a brand-new music video…
For this original performance, musician Sophie Trudeau and video artist Michaela Grill are partnering to create a specific work…
For Nuit blanche à Montréal, VOX invites you to take advantage of extended visiting hours until midnight…
As part of MOMENTA x VOX. The Life of Things, see you on Wednesday, October 2nd for a performance evening with Bridget Moser…
As part of Period rooms. 8 art experimentations, VOX organizes a series of urban itineraries in chartered buses. With le circuit du XXe siècle (bilingual tour), on July 6, participants will visit VOX, Fondation Guido Molinari and Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, along with artists and special guests. Booking mandatory, limited seats!
As part of Period rooms. 8 art experimentations, VOX organizes a series of urban itineraries in chartered buses. With le circuit des châteaux (in French), on June 19, participants will visit the Château Ramezay, the Château Dufresne and VOX, along with artists and special guests. Booking mandatory, limited seats!
See you on Wednesday, May 22nd, at 6:00 pm for an intimate screening-discussion event on recent projects by video artist Gabriela Golder (Buenos Aires), in dialog with Nelson Henricks. Admission is free, but seats are limited!
During the exhibition VALIE EXPORT. Research – Archive – Œuvre, the (very) limited edition DVD box set Metanoia is exceptionally shown in its entirety at VOX : 29 videos to (re)discover every Saturday, between noon and 4:30 pm!
VOX invites you to a discussion around the issues raised by the documentary reactivation of 03 23 03 (1977). This roundtable moderated by Marie J. Jean will bring together historian and philosopher of art Thierry de Duve with two of the original exhibition’s organizers, Chantal Pontbriand and Normand Thériault. Admission is free, but seats are limited!
For Nuit blanche à Montréal, take advantage of our extended visiting hours—until midnight—to (re)discover both ongoing exhibitions with our passionate educators! A special VALIE EXPORT “movie night” also awaits you at 8:00 p.m., for mature audiences only as of 10:00 p.m….
As part of the exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract, VOX invites you to a conference and conversation with Cristina S. Martinez, a doctor of art history specialized in the interactions between visuality and law. Admission is free, but seats are limited!
This week only – celebrating the launch of our two most recent publications on Bill Vazan and the public unveiling of a new collective of publishers in contemporary art (CEAC) – VOX invites you to browse our “publications’ vault” and add a few books to your library… at (very) small prices!
As part of the exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract, VOX invites you to a conference and conversation with Normand Tamaro, a doctor of law specialized in intellectual property. Admission is free, but seats are limited!
As part of les Journées de la culture, VOX invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at the new exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract with the Exhibitions and Education Coordinator. You will also have the opportunity to discover—and manipulate!—original artworks by The Discriminating Gentlemen’s Club.
Agency calls a public assembly where a group of individuals from various backgrounds related to the court case Hawley v. Canada will be invited to respond to the controversy surrounding Thing 002296 (Mount Whymper), new “thing” presented at VOX. Admission is free, but seats are limited!
Relive the essence of the “exhibition-forum” Montreal, plus or minus? by participating in a reactivation of the urban itineraries created in 1972 by the group Espaces Verts (Green Spaces) and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
VOX invites you to a public, selective reading of Pangée, atlas de l’effondrement by Caroline Bernard (France) as well as a guided tour of the exhibition Étant données, hosted by artists of the “Au-delà des images opératoires” research-program.
Come discover the reactivations of two performative works presented in 1972: WWKA MAUVE, a performance by Women With Kitchen Appliances drawing inspiration from Groupe Mauve, and Au cœur de la ville, the reading a poetic text from André Major by Alex Bergeron, with music by Charles Barabé.
VOX invites you to a discussion around the analogous issues raised by the exhibitions The Curtain Sweeps Down and Chto Delat? Performative Practices of Our Time. This roundtable will bring together artists Erdem Taşdelen (Toronto) and Oxana Timofeeva (St. Petersburg), as well as curator Véronique Leblanc.
See you on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:00 pm for a presentation by Beatrice von Bismarck (Leipzig/Berlin) exploring the political structure of the exhibition and the potential social relevance of the curatorial practice.
For Nuit blanche à Montréal, VOX will be open until midnight! Cultural mediators will be on-site to welcome you and discuss our current exhibitions.
Objects aren’t very important any more is the fifth and last phase of the art and architecture integration work (1%) for the 2-22: 1/100 de 2-22, J’aime Montréal et Montréal m’aime by Thierry Marceau. Presented at Artexte…
VOX invites you to time travel with your kids! Come discover our third children’s exhibition, designed specifically for kids aged 5 to 11 by Mohawk artist Skawennati. Our visual arts’ facilitators will be on site to welcome you from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm: a guided tour and various workshops await you… and it’s free!
VOX invites you to a discussion around the issues raised by the upcoming exhibition Étant données (spring 2018). The presentations will be in French.
Inspired by Lavoie’s Rue Notre-Dame, 1887, this MOMENTA Creative workshop invites the audience to imagine, from archival photographs and assisted by the artist, a soundtrack that they will record…
VOX invites you to a guided tour of the exhibition Exposés de recherche hosted by the artist, Serge Tousignant, and co-curators Marie J. Jean and Claudine Roger.
For Nuit blanche à Montréal, VOX will be open until 11 p.m.! Cultural mediators will be on-site to welcome you and discuss our current exhibitions.
VOX invites you to a discussion around the issues raised by the exhibition Un soleil difficile. This roundtable will bring together the artist, François Lemieux, Erik Bordeleau and Josianne Poirier.
VOX invites you to a discussion with Vincent Bonin. He will address the gap between his perception of the project by Sabeth Buchmann, Ilse Lafer and Constanze Ruhm at the time he wrote his essay for the anthology Putting Rehearsals to the Test: Practices of Rehearsal in Fine Arts, Film, Theater, Theory, and Politics, and his subsequent experience of the exhibition…
This screening program, an integral part of the exhibition Putting Rehearsals to the Test, brings together fourteen productions made between 2006 and 2015…
Inspired by Clément de Gaulejac’s children exhibition Siren Songs, young visitors are invited to make up their own stories by using metaphors and poetry to create a collective mural in celebration of les Journées de la culture!
This year marks our 30th anniversary! THANK YOU to the artists, founders, members, administrators, collaborators, granting agencies and partners who for the past 30 years have been committed to…
MONTRÉAL MAGIQUE is phase 3 of Thierry Marceau’s project 1/100 de 2-22, J’aime Montréal et Montréal m’aime, the art and architecture integration work (1%) for the 2-22. This large-scale performative work…
The Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, SBC galerie d’art contemporain and VOX invite you to a public presentation by Sabeth Buchmann and Constanze Ruhm. Respectively an art theorist and an artist, they will be discussing the various issues guiding their research toward a shared project of theirs to be presented in Montreal in 2016.
You are invited to meet the artists and curators of the exhibition Faire des histoires and engage in spontaneous discussions!
For Nuit blanche à Montréal, VOX exceptionnally invites you to a vernissage… after dark! Come discover the exhibition Faire des histoires…
In conjunction with his retrospective at the RIDM festival, James Bening will lead a workshop for a limited number of participants. He will notably discuss…
Join us as of 11 am on Saturday, November 1st, for Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle‘s finissage. After a screening of all ten films selected by Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn, stay with us from 3:30 to 5:00 pm for an intimate discussion with her.
A presentation by Ana Janevski (MoMA) followed by a discussion with Barbara Clausen (UQAM) exploring how the ongoing institutionalization of performative and relational practices is staged and curated within the museum context.
Tris Vonna-Michell will be presenting, as part of Nuit blanche, a performance exclusive to VOX, don’t miss it at 11:00 pm!
The four films in this program are built around investigations conducted by Michael Blum, who, using very concrete realities—a pair of shoes made in Jakarta…
On this occasion, the artist will discuss the issues surrounding the installation Works with Photography as well as the changing status of photography as a documentation tool for the arts.
The exhibition will open with a discussion with Patrick Beauduin, executive director of radio at Radio-Canada, on the issues surrounding Sven Augustijnen’s pratice and the history of Congo’s decolonization.
Discussion between Irene F. Whittome, Vincent Bonin and Marie J. Jean on the issues surrounding the repeated re-exhibitions and remediations of Room 901 since its conception in 1980.
Cycle of events—lectures, performances, screenings and conversations—investigating the status of artistic authorship and knowledge production in relation to the institutional politics of art and the historiography of exhibitions…
Mindful of contributing to the advancement of discourse on current issues, VOX is organizing two series of gatherings this fall developed by Vincent Bonin, Barbara Clausen and Marie J. Jean.