Gilles Saucier invited to participate in the “Big Bang” exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
11 June 2011
Gilles Saucier is one of 18 artists invited to participate in the exhibition Big Bang, which is being held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from November 6, 2011 to January 22, 2012.
From the Press Release :
“Nathalie Bondil, Museum Director and Chief Curator, gave carte blanche to eighteen Quebec artists working in a range of disciplines in order to pay tribute to contemporary Montreal creativity. This multimedia presentation, as innovative as it is federative, brings together Denys Arcand and Adad Hannah (film and visual arts), Melissa Auf der Maur (music), Geneviève Cadieux (visual arts), Marie Chouinard (dance), Claude Cormier (landscape architecture/urban design), Collectif Rita (design), Collectif En Masse (murals), Jean Derome (music), Nancy Huston and Jennifer Alleyn (literature and film), Pierre La pointe (music) Wajdi Mouawad (theatre), Jeannot Painchaud (circus arts), Roland Poulin (sculpture), Renata Morales (fashion), Michel Rabagliati (comic strips) and Gilles Saucier (architecture). The artists give free rein to their imaginations with a view to reinterpreting a work from the Museum’s collection by means of ideas whose motivations and responses are as varied as are the talents and areas of expression. These singular pieces reveal not only the attachments formed by the artists to the works of their choice, but also the inexhaustible vitality to be derived from the Museum’s encyclopaedic collection throughout the generations.”
This exhibition is organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.