Loin des yeux at OPTICA, Montreal, Canada
from April 16th 2016 to June 11th 2016
In Loin des yeux, curator Claire Moeder is interested in current image practices that transform the spectatorial experience by prompting viewers to reposition their gaze and to alter their relationship to the exhibition space. Here, she brings together five artists, from Québec and abroad, who appropriate and shift the mediums of photography and video. The exhibition sheds light on the state of existence of images that maintain a certain tension between disappearance and revelation while eschewing one’s gaze through various strategies of resistance or dissimulation, such as glare, obliteration, interference with the subject, or even suppressing the presentational support.
Commissaire : Claire Moeder