Through a process of cosmic image-sampling, starry skies are transformed into a captivating choreography of lights, the modulations of which constantly generate new constellations. The work thus establishes links between nature and technology, near and far, the everyday and the magical.
Manif d’art would like to thank the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.
This project was undertaken with the financial aid of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC), along with the support of Grupmuv and Hexagram-UQAM.
Artisan programmer: Guillaume Arseneault
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, entrance hall, Pavillon Pierre Lassonde
179, Grande Allée Ouest
February 16 to March 19
Gisèle Trudel is an artist specialised in media arts and a professor at the École des arts visuels et médiatiques de l’Université du Québec in Montréal (UQAM). She founded the art research unit Ælab with Stéphane Claude in 1996 and was a co-founder in 2008 of Grupmuv, a research/creation laboratory focused on drawing and moving images. She has been head of Hexagram-UQAM (2011-2013) and joint head of the Hexagram network (2012-2015). The artist regularly shows work and gives lectures in Montreal and throughout the world.