As part of La Centrale's summer window display exhibition:
Running with the Argonauts
by Clara Painchaud
2020.08.08 - Talk : Clara Painchaud
Talk with Clara Painchaud, in collaboration with Le Conseil québécois LGBT and AlterHéros
Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m
La Centrale galerie Powerhouse is organizing a discussion with the artist Clara Painchaud in collaboration with the Conseil québécois LGBT and AlterHéros as part of Running with the Argonauts, the summer window display presented from July 31 to September 6, 2020 at La Centrale galerie Powerhouse.
On this occasion, the artist, the Conseil québécois LGBT and AlterHéros will discuss from Clara Painchaud's work on sexual violence and queer identities.
The discussion will be broadcast on Facebook Live and will take place in French, a translation will be added to Facebook Live thereafter. Questions will be taken and answered in both French and English.
List of resources that can offer support to LGBTQ + survivors of sexual violence (Compiled by the Conseil québécois LGBT)
Running with the Argonauts, Clara Painchaud : La Centrale's summer window display from July 31 to September 6, 2020
Running with the Argonauts is a space created by Clara Painchaud in order to celebrate the transformation. This work is a ritual work on internalized violence. The installation highlights traces of various ritual actions. These are traces of violence serving as catalysts for a transmutation: the passage between fragility and ferocity.
For more information: https://www.lacentrale.org/en/programmation/running-with-the-argonauts/
Clara Painchaud holds a Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts from UQAM and are an emerging artist living in Montreal. In their installation practice they favor the printed arts and ceramics and are interested in theory and policies related to gender. They explore in their work the tension between violence and gentleness.
The Conseil québécois LGBT (CQ-LGBT)
The Quebec LGBT Council is the central reference in Quebec for defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people from here. The LGBT Quebec Council seeks to consolidate the rights of LGBT people in Quebec, in addition to campaigning for the rights to be acquired, so that no one is left behind in the recognition of sexual and gender diversity.
For more information: https://www.conseil-lgbt.ca/a-propos/
AlterHéros is an organization that works to foster the development of individuals in relation to their sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sexuality. Their digital platform Pose ta question ! provides free support to thousands of young Francophones online and constitutes a whole universe of positive and inclusive sexuality education, through a bank of more than 5,000 articles, and a fully-featured question-and-answer system entirely anonymous and confidential.
For more information : https://alterheros.com/
La Centrale galerie Powerhouse
Since 1973, the Centrale galerie Powerhouse is an artist centre dedicated to the dissemination and development of multidisciplinary feminist practices. The centre is committed to supporting practices and artists that are not very visible in dominant cultural institutions, and this at various stages of their careers. The centre’s programming dialogues with feminisms and supports intersectionality and social justice.
For more information: https://www.lacentrale.org/en/