LA MANIF D’ART UNVEILS ARTISTS SELECTED FOR ITS 5TH EDITION AT THE ARMORY SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

LA MANIF D’ART UNVEILS ARTISTS SELECTED FOR ITS 5TH EDITION AT THE ARMORY SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

LA MANIF D’ART UNVEILS ARTISTS SELECTED FOR ITS 5TH EDITION AT THE ARMORY SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

Québec City, Tuesday, March 4th 2010. Manif d’art 5 – the Québec City Biennial – will hold a press conference at The Armory Show in New York City on March 5, to announce the list of artists participating in Catastrophe? Quelle catastrophe! Sylvie Fortin, curator of Manif d’art 5, will make the official announcement. Several of Manif d’art 5’s partners will also be present.

Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec particularly wishes to thank the Entente entre le ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine du Québec et la Ville de Québec and the Québec Government Office in New York, for its support of Manif d’art 5’s public relations efforts in New York. Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec also acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts through the Audience and Market Development Office and the Québec Government Office in Boston.

The Armory Show

The Armory Show is a leading art fair in the USA. For the last 11 years, artists, gallery owners, collectors, and media from around the world have gathered in New York City for this major event. In 2009, over 56,000 visitors attended. www.thearmoryshow.com

Manif d’art 5 The 2010 biennial will be held in Québec City’s downtown core from May 1st to June 13th, 2010. For 32 days, new and recent works by thirty-five artists will be on view in Québec City’s main cultural institutions and numerous temporary public sites. The project casts the 17th-century city as a protagonist in the exploration of catastrophe’s role in contemporary life.

Artists and venues of Manif d’art 5 will be announced in a press release immediately following the New York City press conference on Friday, March 5, 2010. The public is also welcome to visit www.manifdart.org.

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Source: Martine Goulet and Christian Talbot, Communication advisors, Manif d’art 5 418 524-1917

Press relations: Marie-ève Charlebois, Communications Sira ba 418 524-4648 marie-eve@sira-ba.com