CATHERINE RONDEAU

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CATHERINE RONDEAU

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Warm welcome at the Montreal Camera Club

Dec 5, 2017

What a wonderful warm welcome I was given last evening at Canada’s United Church in Westmount where members of the Montreal Camera Club gathered to hear me talk about my photography practice. I’m always surprised…

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Project chosen for an artistic residency in Glasgow, Scotland

Dec 4, 2017

Yeah! The artistic-residency project I sent to Glasgow’s prestigious Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) has been selected! In collaboration with the CALQ, this exchange program between Québec and Scotland allows one artist from here to…

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For Christmas, offer a doorway into imagination… Give the gift of art!

Nov 28, 2017

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”, said Pablo Picasso. And as Jean Cocteau wrote: “Frivolity is the best answer to anguish”. A present that soothes the spirit while rejoicing the…

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Figurine of a man looking towards miniature pyramids.

Black & white photo challenge

Nov 26, 2017

Despite my usual reluctance at relaying chain messages on Facebook, something about the black & white photo challenge currently circulating made me want to participe. The rules are simple : publish one black & white…

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Up-coming exhibition in Montreal North

Nov 10, 2017

It’s now official, my series Beyond the Looking Glass will be on exhibit at the Maison culturelle et communautaire de Montréal-Nord from March 1st to April 8th 2018. This is the fifth time this series…

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Up-coming conference at the Montreal Camera Club

Nov 10, 2017

I will be giving a conference entitled “The World in My Imagination” on December 4th at the Montreal Camera Club. I’ve been asked to talk about my creative process, sources of inspiration as well as the more…

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Elected Vice-president of the RAAV, an ongoing commitment

Nov 6, 2017

After one year as administrator on the Board of Directors of the Regroupement des artistes en arts visuels du Québec (RAAV), I was recently elected Vice-president. A transition that consolidates my continuing commitment to this…

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A cool collaboration with the Théâtre de Die

Nov 3, 2017

Last month, I received a cool collaboration request from Mr. Harold David, Director of the dynamic Theâtre de Die, in France, to illustrate their 2017-2018 season brochures. My pieces “Vertigo” and “The Crossing”, from my…

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ancient stone temple invaded by tree roots

Culture, legacy of humankind

Oct 28, 2017

• FROM ANGKOR TO KAMOURASKA • After a long pause this summer, far from the computer screen, travelling with my family in South-East Asia, filling my eyes and spirit with life on a different beat,…

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Summer starts today

Jun 21, 2017

I’m putting this blog on pause for a while. Taking the time to enjoy life away from screens. Going to travel, read, play outside & dance… I’ll be back in September with new projects. Until…

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Suspended Animation

May 28, 2017

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…

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A little exhibit that’s making lots of heads turn

May 20, 2017

Only two days left to see my little photo exhibit during the event Les fenêtres qui parlent – 375e anniversaire de Montréal. I shot this short video to have a keepsake of this great event. Thank…

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My photos on exhibit in the street

May 16, 2017

How about an urban stroll with a few surprises? For Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the concept behind Les fenêtres qui parlent is simple and fun: twin artists with windows in various neighbourhoods around the city for 5…

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Copyright legislation: the RAAV is heard loud and clear

May 16, 2017

(THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE ONLY IN FRENCH) Bonne nouvelle! Suite à mon billet du mois dernier dédié aux consultations publiques sur le projet de Politique de développement culturel de la ville de Montréal, j’éprouve un…

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Laughter is serious business!

May 7, 2017

As some of you might already know, I regularly collaborate with my husband, Jean-Louis Boudou, on the production of video reportages for Second Regard, a CBC French network television show dedicated to spiritual & philosophical…

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Flight

May 7, 2017

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…

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