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Gaëtane Verna has the power

musee_gaetane_35.jpgQuebecer Gaëtane Verna is heading down the 401 to Toronto, where she has been appointed the director of the Power Plant contemporary art gallery.

It's a gallery with an international reputation, and as director she will be a powerful force in the Canadian contemporary art scene.

We reached her as she was packing up her desk at her old job, as director of the Musée d'art de Joliette.

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Here are links to some of the artists Gaëtane mentioned during the interview:

-South African artist Mary Sibande

-Cuban collective Los Carpinteros

-Japanese artist Yayoi Kusuma

-Quebec-based artists Milutin GubashPatrick BérubéValérie BlassGenevieve Cadieux & Jérôme Havre