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Cinq a Six | Jan 26, 2013 | 8:09

"He's like our guardian" Piknic Électronik organisers vow to fight to keep the Calder statue

Alexandre Taillefer and his committee for Public Art want to move "L'Homme" from Parc Jean Drapeau to somewhere on the Island of Montreal. But the founders of Piknic Électronik say the statue is part of the spirit of their event, and they'll fight to keep "the man" right where he is. Interview with Nicholas Cournoyer.

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