In season two, episode seven of the EZ Montreal Art Podcast, Eloi Desjardins and Chris ‘Zeke’ Hand discuss the recent exhibit by
Tino Sehgal at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. The EZ Montreal Podcast: Tino Sehgal
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Performers of Kiss, 2007 and This Situation, 2007 © Philippe Casgrain
Some YouTube videos of Tino Sehgal’s work
Some of the local dance companies that are doing similar stuff to Mr. Sehgal, just not in museums:
Paul Andre Fortier, Sylvain Emard Danse, Marie Chouinard, Les Imprudanses, Ballet de Ruelle.
Lucio Fontana is the Italian artist that Zeke could not remember.
And if you want to see Jackie Robinson in The Jackie Robinson Story…
And if you would like to hear (or download) the interview that Eloi did with Asad Raza, click on the appropriate links:
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If you have the answer to the trivia question email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org and you can win fabulous prizes!
And finally, the podcast referred to at the end as season two, episode eight, is actually
Season 2, episode 5.5. we recorded it out of order. Apologies for any confusion.
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Published: April 24th, 2013 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Audio, Conversation, Curator, Dance, EZ Montreal Art Podcast, Interview, Performance, Podcast, Public Art, Ramble, Review | Comments Off
Photo by Laurent Sevigny/Musee D’Art Contemporain de Montreal
The EZ Montreal Podcast: The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
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In season two, episode 5.5 of the EZ Montreal Art Podcast, Eloi Desjardins and Chris ‘Zeke’ Hand discuss the recent events at
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Specifically, the resignation of their director and head curator.
Some corrections to the podcast:
Alexandre Taillefer sold one company to Quebecor and a second to Electronic Arts. Not three to Quebecor. Paulette Gagnon resigns on June 1, not January 1.
Some of the articles discussed during the podcast are
Le Bon, un troisième homme pour la tête du Louvre
Nathalie Bondil dans la liste des candidats pour diriger le Louvre
MAC Montreal Rocked By Staff Departures & Plans to Cut More
Tout le monde en parle Émission du dimanche 7 avril 2013
And instead of a trivia question, we are asking everyone to send in their suggestions of whom should run the museum. The best suggestions will win an opportunity to drink Burgundy wine with Eloi and Zeke. Email us at
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Published: April 17th, 2013 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Audio, Conversation, EZ Montreal Art Podcast, Montréal, Podcast, Public Art, Québec, Ramble, Visual Art | 1 Comment »
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – atrium Desmarais Pavilion, photo by Andrew Louis
Things I Learned From Reading Every Last Word of the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s Winter 2013 Magazine Twice
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Published: April 15th, 2013 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Montréal, Podcast, Public Art, Ramble, Visual Art | 2 Comments »
Last November I had the chance to interview
Pierre Dorion about the exhibit he had at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal and about his practice. I was finally able to finish editing it over the holidays. If you have a spare 37 minutes to watch, I think hope you might like it.
or if you prefer
YouTube to Archive.org
Either way I’d suggest watching it on a fullscreen as the native resolution is 1280 x 720, and it was filmed in HD.
Published: January 14th, 2013 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Artist, Conversation, Interview, Montréal, Painting, Podcast, Public Art, Québec, Ramble, Rave, Review, Video, Visual Art Tags: Contemporary Art, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Pierre Dorion, Quebecois Art | Comments Off
A while ago, I went to see Atlas PyroVision Productions’ “Pyro Fantasia” which was part of L’International des Feux Loto-Qubec presented by Telus. July 31, 2012 to be exact. I was finally able to get all the technology working as it should, and this is my review.
or if you prefer watching on YouTube…
Then finally if you would like to see a collage I made of the four videos I was able to find of the performance,
Published: January 9th, 2013 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Fireworks, Montréal, Performance, Podcast, Public Art, Ramble, Rave, Review, Video Tags: Atlas PyroVision, L'International des Feux Loto-Quebec, Pyrotechnics | 2 Comments »
In today’s episode Chris ‘Zeke’ Hand and
Eloi Desjardins from Un Show de Mot’Arts discuss The Canadian Biennale 2012; . The Builders / Les bâtisseurs The EZ Montreal Art Podcast episode 12
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Marc Mayer, Edward Burtynsky, Michael Snow, broken art exhibited in museums, Qavavau Manumie, Headbutting, how the Canadian Bienniale 2012 is a colaboration between three museums, the annoying title, Dil Hildebrand, the layout and set up of the exhibit, the price of admission, Lynne Cohen, Max Dean, David Altmejd, the prices for Canadian art, Terence Gower, Chairs, Video Art, Headphones, HG Wells, Buckminster Fuller, Scripts, Parliament/Funkadelic, Aznan France, Zeke’s adolescence, Lynne Marsh, the waitress makes an interruption and Zeke goes to pay the bill, Marcel Dzama, David Hoffos, Wayne Baerwaldt (and it was Scott Burnham who walked out on the Montreal Bienniale), Young & Giroux, Jim Breukelman, Jon Pylypchuk, Brian Jungen, Michel De Broin, the surprising amount of artists in the show who have not exhibited in Montreal, Mark Soo, Benoît Aquin, 1972 Baseball Cards, Sarah Anne Johnson, Michael Merrill, Zeke’s nephew’s drawings, Winnie the Pooh, Marcel Duchamp, Bruce Nauman, Fluxus, Dada, , The Clock the Montreal Biennale, Manif d’art, Mois de la photo, Via Rail ticket sale, a suggestion for Marc Mayer, and the trivia question.
If you would like to hear the previous episodes of The EZ Montreal Art Podcast click here:
Episode 11, Episode 10, Episode 9, Episode 8, Episode 7, Episode 6, Episode 5, Episode 4, Episode 3, Episode 2, Episode 1.
Published: December 4th, 2012 Author: zeke Categories: Art, Audio, Beer, Conversation, EZ Montreal Art Podcast, Painting, Podcast, Public Art, Ramble, Rant, Rave, Review, Visual Art Tags: Benoît Aquin, Biennale, Brian Jungen, David Altmejd, David Hoffos, Dil Hildebrand, Edward Burtynsky, Jim Breukelman, Jon Pylypchuk, Lynne Cohen, Lynne Marsh, Marc Mayer, Marcel Dzama, Mark Soo, Max Dean, Michael Merrill, Michael Snow, Michel de Broin, National Gallery of Canada, Prices, Qavavau Manumie, Sarah Anne Johnson, Terence Gower, Wayne Baerwald, Young & Giroux | 1 Comment »