2010 - 2011 Program

Directory of artist-run centres

August 10, 2010
 Éditions du RCAAQDirectory of Artist-Run CentresThe Directory of Artist-Run Centres in Québec and Canada provides up-to-date information on 161 artist-run centres with listings of more than 700 addresses of visual arts intitutions, servives and resources. The Directory is the most complete source of... {read more}


Mile End Art Map 2010

September 01, 2010
We are pleased to present the second Mile End art map, which is intended to highlight and promote the network of artist-run centres in the Mile End area. This initiative is in response to the relocation of several artist-run centres to the neighbourhood, notably Agence Topo, articule, Atelier Circulaire,... {read more}


Open Closed Bath

September 05, 2010
Closed Bath September 25, 2010 Bain St-Michel 5300 Saint Dominique Montreal, QC articule's Special Projects committee invites the public to the historical site of The Bain St-Michel. A designated space will be reserved for the artistic public to invest their actions, ideas... {read more}


Gabriela Alonso and Nelda Ramos : Performance and video screening

Gabriela Alonso (Argentine), Nelda Ramos (Argentine)
September 13, 2010
Gabriela Alonso and Nelda Ramos work with materials related to their experiences in Argentina and their encounters with the world as women. These materials include celebratory communal actions with balloons, the reinvention of symbols of militarism found in children’s games, the use of icons of domesticity... {read more}



Emily Hermant (Montréal/Chicago)
September 17, 2010 to October 17, 2010
Emily Hermant’s recent installations focus on revealing hidden patterns and meanings in communication.  In her exhibition at articule, the artist constructs an immersive, mixed-media environment based on digitally manipulated pauses, hesitations and other communicative glitches that have been... {read more}


Dwelling for Intervals

Yvette Poorter
October 01, 2010
 Dwelling for Intervals is a morphing International Artist Residency program, based on a forest retreat, that has hosted more than 150 resident artists from around the world since it began in 2001. First known as 'A Week in the Woods', it was situated in a room, in an apartment, in Montreal.... {read more}


A Measure of War (Just watch me - and my little tank)

David Khang (Vancouver)
October 16, 2010 to October 21, 2010
Performance: October 16 at 1pm Meeting point: 12:45 at articule Artist Talk WRONG PLACES / SPACES / SITES Thursday, October 21 at 11:00am-12:30pm Concordia University EV Building EV 1.605 (1515 De Maisonneuve Blvd W.) Contact: ajim@alcor.concordia.ca A pivotal moment in 20th century Canadian... {read more}



October 23, 2010
LETTRES/LETTERS functions as a printed exhibition by bringing together artworks rather than documentation. By doing so, it asserts the need to rethink the established paradigm of going to a space in order to experience artworks. Resulting from the research of new means to disseminate contemporary art, this... {read more}



Pas Chic Chic
October 28, 2010
articule is proud to host the launch of 12" by Pas Chic Chic. After the release of their first 7" single in 2006, Pas Chic Chic quickly gained the reputation as one of Canada's brightest new acts and found themselves embraced worldwide despite their lyrics being in French. The band's lineup features former... {read more}


Workshop : Wigs and Tentacles

October 30, 2010
Get your scary on for hallowe'en and come on down to articule to participate in a cut and paste zine-making extravaganza.  Draw, collage, write, and photocopy with your articule co-conspirators as we create a FUNdraising zine to be offered for sale at expozine in mid-November.   Come join us at... {read more}


Blue Skies

Kristi Ropeleski (Montréal)
November 05, 2010 to December 05, 2010
Blue Skies is an idea that represents a familiar occurrence/image, a vast space and an idealized state. It addresses both the limit of a sense, in the way that I can’t see beyond a blue sky, and the awareness that it is not a flat surface. This ‘space’ cuts both ways through the things I... {read more}


Borders and Boundaries: How do art galleries reach out to communities, and is it working?

November 18, 2010
Guests / Invitées: Michelle Lacombe, Skye Maule-O'Brien Moderator: Lise Palmer   A city like Montreal is practically overrun by the arts - even in the most unexpected neighbourhoods it is common to find art studios, galleries and museums; it is part of the very fabric of this city. Despite their... {read more}


Craft Making Workshop

November 27, 2010
Winter is coming, an along with it the longing for warm, soft stuff. Join us for a crafty afternoon workshop at articule. Come knit and stich with your articule friends as we create FUNdraising pieces to sell  at the EtsyQ Craft Fair in December. The workshop is free. Expert knitters will be there to... {read more}


Navigating a Career in the Visual Arts: Panel discussion with artists and curators on professional practices

Adad Hannah (Montréal), Lesley Johnstone (Montréal), jake moore (Montréal)
November 29, 2010
The English Language Arts Network (ELAN) is please to present Navigating a Career in the Visual Arts, a panel discussion in which experienced professional artists and curators address the burning questions of artists who are in the early stages of their careers. The discussion will be focused around the... {read more}


Versus: Imaginary Cartographies in Urban Space

Franco Tiradores
December 09, 2010
In line with feminist theorist Chandra Mohanty’s idea that «a place on a map is also a space in history and a perspective on knowledge», Projet versus is a theoretical and artistic reflection on cartography as a system of signs and images that precede spatial, cultural and historiographic realities.... {read more}



Alice de Visscher
December 10, 2010 to December 12, 2010
Video in window: December 10 to 12 (4pm to 6pm) Performance: Sunday, December 12 2010 at 3pm at articule Alice De Visscher explores the physical properties of an object, her body, space and the relationships they share. Equally, she works with her perceptions of her body and space. By using strange... {read more}


XMAS Office party

December 11, 2010
With our wonderful partners from the Montreal music scene (WE ARE WOLVES, BLOODSHOT BILL, DONZELLE, DJ d julie D), artist-run centres are together again for a second edition of the biggest office party of the season. In the collective spirit of this fundraising event, you are invited to join us and mess... {read more}


Vu que

Léa Jeanmougin
December 18, 2010 to January 09, 2011
Passing by the gallery, one glances at what seems like a naked person leaning against the window; a shoulder, cheeks, a hand, two surfaces that could be parts of a back and arm appear vaguely. Yet, the body is dislocated and most of it disappears in blurry depths. Vu que… proposes an elliptic view of a... {read more}



Greg Staats (Ontario)
January 14, 2011 to February 20, 2011
Greg Staats has been in the process of reconnecting with a traditional Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] restorative aesthetic. Such a practice echoes the knowledge transferred by generations within his family whereby they recalled the health of the body and mind in a series of shared repetitive events, which were... {read more}


Je me souvenir

February 25, 2011 to March 06, 2011
This clumsy twist of the Quebec motto, half way between the two Canadian official languages, amalgamates slightly different meanings as well as brings unity. It gives space to our memory treasures, allowing the gathering of all kinds of traces to feed and acknowledge our memory on its sensible paths. It... {read more}


Soup and Screen

Graham Hall
March 04, 2011
 The Agony and the Ecstasy is the story of Michelango's struggle to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.  Adapted from the book of the same name by Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy is a true "classic" in the genre of movies about artists.  The battle of wills between... {read more}


Photo/performance; caught it. got it.

March 10, 2011
Photo/ Performance; caught it. got it. Curator: David di Giovanni artists: Antonio Bavaro and Jess Fildes, Jimmi Bellemare, Ramona Beneviste, Caitlin Gibson, Bella Klein, Rio Mitchell, Jesse Orr, James Andrew Rosen as part of art matters festival


Possibility Spaces

March 11, 2011
Curator : Stephen Ascher Artists : Amélie Bissonnette, Henk Boom Jeff Bush, Michaela Gerussi, Clement Liu, Jason Rousell, Lindy Wilkins, Julia Wolfe As part of Art Matters Festival


Whose Toes

Barry Doupé (British Columbia)
March 18, 2011 to April 17, 2011
Whose Toes is a distant, false memory. Showcasing the late Princess Diana and John F. Kennedy as its main characters, it is an invitation to return to past events that have caused discomfort and, collective trauma, and to re-imagine a misstep in time. The narrative threads need to be spoken aloud to be... {read more}



March 24, 2011
Montreal's public space is presently under attack by commercial media companies. Here and in many cities around the world, these companies are using our streets for commercial purposes (by legal and illegal means), while neglecting to think about the communities that they affect. It is time to collectively... {read more}


Playback Theatre

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble
March 27, 2011
The Living Histories Theatre Ensemble (LHTE), in collaboration with Agir, Au-délà Arc-en-ciel, and Articule, invites you to a special free playback theatre performance focusing on the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered/transsexual, and queer (LGBTQ) refugees and new immigrants. Playback... {read more}


Animation Workshop

Zoe Stonyck
April 16, 2011 to April 16, 2013
Discover magical methods for bringing your doodles to life! Learn visual tricks and optical illusions to transform your two-dimensional drawings into delightful diversions of motion and movement! Come spend an afternoon at articule exploring different simple animation techniques. This drop-in workshop will... {read more}


Soup and Song

Marie-Desneiges Stockland (Montréal), Max Kelly (Montréal)
May 06, 2011
 The practice of collective singing for pure enjoyment has always been present in human culture. Though it has faded somewhat from public life, it hasn't disappeared completely.  We still mark special occasions with communal song: 'Happy Birthday', or 'Auld Lang Syne' are... {read more}


Live Size

Marie-Michelle Deschamps (Glasgow/Montréal), Karen Elaine Spencer (Montréal)
May 13, 2011 to June 12, 2011
dear marie-michelle,thank you. thank you for allowing me to enter your world.  for accepting the movement of my body over the threshold into this landscape constructed by you.  here, i will be alone, enclosed in a private scene, the gallery not-yet-open to the public.  i imagine myself... {read more}


Rotation Rotation 2011

June 25, 2011
 Now that spring is here, it is once again time to clean out, make room, and do a little FUNdraising for articule at the same time!  As of June 1st, articule will be looking for donations in the form of forgotten treasures, gently used goods, and curious things for our stuff sale Rotation,... {read more}


Monitoring the Community Meal

Corrie Peters (Montréal)
July 02, 2011 to August 02, 2011
For the month of July I will be pulling my handmade mobile kitchen/dining room in the neighbourhood surrounding articule and inviting people to share a meal with me.   At the same time I will be putting this action under surveillance as the location of the cart will be available at all times... {read more}


contact articule

262 Fairmount O. 
Montréal Québec 
H2V 2G3 Canada 

tel: 514 842 9686  

e: info @ articule.org

Gallery visiting hours:  


12 - 18:00
12 - 18:00
12 - 18:00
12 - 17:00
12 - 17:00