Découvertes artistiques


logodecouvertes-pour-le-webThe CCAFCB is pleased to unveil its project "Découvertes Artistiques" ("Artistic Discoveries").

16 artists from British Columbia will create a visual art event to be presented in 4 cities around the province: Kelowna and Prince George on February 9th 2013, and Vancouver and Victoria on March 9th 2013.
Découvertes Artistiques aims to create a link between artists and the public. It also incites collaboration between artists from different regions. It is a great opportunity for them to gain visibility and share some unique and enriching moments.

The 4 cities are paired off and each represent a different region of the province: Kelowna/Victoria and Prince George/Vancouver. The selected artists will work together within these groups. They will receive $1000 for their work. Each of the cities will host the corresponding group of artists for one day.

These workshops allow for an interaction with the public so that they may familiarise themselves with different visual art techniques. This is not a question of a collective oeuvre, but more of a workshop or learning experience around a common vision formed by the collective of selected artists (a theme, an idea, a technique - eg. "use of perspective"). Each artist must follow this vision so that when the public moves from one discipline to the next they will find a common link between them.

Découvertes Artistiques challenges its artists to find a common meaning, and offers them a team spirit that is not always easy to find within the domain of visual art. Finally, Découvertes Artistiques insists on a coherent collective project in the eyes of the public.

  • Saturday February 9th from 10am to 5pm at the Centre culturel francophone de l'Okanagan in Kelowna702 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, for venue information contact the Centre: 250-860-4074
  • Saturday February 9th from 10am to 5pm at Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George725 Civic Plaza, Prince George
  • Saturday March 9th from 10am to 5pm at Carousel Theatre on Granville Island in Vancouver
  • Saturday March 9th and Sunday March 10th from 12pm to 4pm at Centennial Square in VictoriaCentennial Square is adjacent to Victoria City Hall at the corner of Pandora and Government.
  • Kelowna: Christian Lipani, Christine Cloutier, Francine Gravel, Henri Brazeau
  • Nelson: Emmanuelle Meunier, Justine Gareau-Loyer
  • Prince George: Anik Provencher, Marthe Collin
  • Greater Vancouver: Catherine Tableau, Diane Roy, Florence Debeugny, Joanne Plourde, Rose Eysmond, Sylvie Roussel-Janssens
  • Victoria/Nanaimo: Françoise Moulin, Johanne Galipeau


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