Opening: November 8, 6 p.m. – Free admission
Book signing by the artist.
Guided visit by the artist and the curator at 5 p.m. (by reservation): email@example.com
Curator: Catherine Bédard
In 2015 Angela Grauerholz received the prestigious Scotiabank Photography Award, the most important prize attributed every year to a Canadian photographer from a very select list of renowned Canadian artists. In 2016 this award gave rise to a major book on the oeuvre of Angela Grauerholz (Steidl, 2016).
On this occasion, which marks a turning point in Angela Grauerholz’s international career, the Canadian Cultural Centre presents an ensemble of photographic projects in which individual and collective memory become entangled in magnificent, but somewhat disturbing images. Écrins Écrans focuses on the corpus of colour photographs taken beginning in 2001, the year of the production of Privation which documents the charred archives of the artist’s library and symbolically marks her passage to digital technology.
The exhibition comprises forty or so works in which we see how the artist explores a new form of proximity and intimacy. Desire shows through as much as the memories, between drapery, curtains and chicanes devoid of human presence.
Exceptional opening on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, 12–6 p.m.
The exhibition has been organized in partnership with the Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris.
With the support of the Scotiabank Photography Award and Steidl.