adolescence

A moment to reflect on my recent exhibition at the MNAMSH

After a little over three months, my exhibition Histoires de filles (Maiden Tales) presented at Mont-Saint-Hilaire’s Museum of  Fine Arts (MBAMSH) is now over. I am most grateful to the director, Chantal Millette, for the rare chance she gave me to occupy the entire museum space with my two photographic series Beyond the Looking Glass  and Northern Crossing. I would…

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Show at the Mont-Saint-Hilaire Fine Art Museum

My work enters the museum! United under the title Histoires de filles (Maiden Tales), my series Beyond the Looking Glass and Northern Crossing will be exhibited at the Mont-Saint-Hilaire Fine Art Museum from December 2cd 2018 to March 10th 2019. You’ll find all the details about the show below. Hope to see many of you…

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Mont-Laurier Exhibition Extended

Good news: my Northern Crossing exhibition will be on for an extra week in Mont-Laurier. You have until August 25th to go see this “fabulous family frenzy”, as described by a visitor… My big girls giggled like little children taking each other’s picture in front of their pictures!   Centre d’exposition de Mont-Laurier 385, rue…

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A refreshing summer photo exhibit

Woman looking at a photograph of a young girl holding an old camera in the snow.

Setting up the exhibition of my series Northern Crossing at the Centre d’exposition de Mont-Laurier last week went like a charm. The director, Marie-Anick Larochelle, and the coordinator, Olga Daussà Pastor, gave me a most friendly and professional welcome. After unpacking the frames, we took the time to carefully consider the sequencing of the images. Olga’s…

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Mont-Laurier Summer Exhibit Promo Kicks Off

Une jeune fille en robe sur la banquise

I’ll soon be returning home to Montréal. And soon after, my series “Northern Crossing” will be premiering in the Upper Laurentians. The promotional campaign for the exhibition officially kicks off today. I just discovered the poster, love it! In addition to displaying exquisite, large fine art prints produced in collaboration with specialist Alix et Gagné, the…

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Suspended Animation

It was a good long time ago that the King’s daughters disembarked in New France, That ancestor Rondeau settled on the north shore of the Île d’Orléans, That generations have succeeded one another, That women have birthed… Where does your gaze turn today? It seems suspended, like a musical pause, in a hiatus, While a…

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Flight

When creating this image, in the back of my mind was the touching scene in the film The Bélier Family where Paula, a 16 year old teenager, passes an audition for a singing contest. Wining the contest would mean leaving home and her family. She sings Je vole, a song about the legitimate and vital…

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The Sketch

I still have a few images to share from my Northern Crossing series that will be on exhibit next fall at the Centre d’art de Kamouraska. This one, entitled « The Sketch », offers yet another take on the theme of identity construction, a vital period of experimentation with various possible selves…

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Lifeline

One day she feels all grown-up, the next wishes she could be little again. It’s a constant back and forth… Lifeline is part of my series Northern Crossing inspired by feminine adolescence.

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Emergence

I often explain how I seek to blur the boundaries between reality and fiction in my photographic work. I believe the line that divides childhood from adolescence can be just as fine… Emergence is part of my series Northern Crossing inspired by feminine adolescence.

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Hesitation

The urge is so strong. How to resist taking the leap? Yet she hesitates. Freedom is demanding… Hesitation is part of my series Northern Crossing inspired by feminine adolescence.

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Self-Construction

Some people say I look like my mother. Others that I act just like my father. But wish I knew what is unique about me… Self-Construction is part of my series Northern Crossing inspired by feminine adolescence.

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