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Visual Art: May 2012 Archives

Are all the artists red?

A number of Quebec artists have publicly voiced their support for the student strike. 
Over the weekend, Arcade Fire made headlines by wearing the iconic red square during a Saturday Night Live performance.
Last week in Cannes, filmmaker Xavier Dolan and the cast of his flim Laurence Anyways also donned the red square.

But columnist Sophie Durocher wonders, Les artistes sont-ils tous rouges? Are all the artists red? 

Sophie writes for the Journal de Montreal and Clin d'oeil. She's also a well-known Quebec television host. 
Listen to her conversation with Jeanette Kelly, host of Cinq à Six.
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Quebec City biennial examines man's relationship with machines


It features the work of 80 artist in at more than 30 locations, including the main exhibition area at the Espace 400e, as well as at some sites outside of the city like Lévis and Wendake.  

The theme of this year's edition is Machines: The shapes of movement. 

Listen to an interview with curator Nicole Gingras, followed by an interview with Manif d'art's Patrick Fournier about an international exhibition by Manif d'art taking place right now in Mexico
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