From September 24 2011 to September 25 2011

THE RAINCOATS

exhibition & discussion

SHIRLEY O'LOUGHLIN
ANA DA SILVA
GINA BIRCH

Exhibition september 24, 3pm to septembre 25 2011, 11pm
Discussion saturday september 24, 5pm
all events will take place at 
l'École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal
(3450 rue St-Urbain)

Presentation of the first exhibition and discussion in Montreal of english cult band The Raincoats in collaboration with the international music festival Pop Montréal !

THE RAINCOATS - ADVENTURES.

film, drawings, photographs 1977 – 2011

The Raincoats, formed by Ana da Silva and Gina Birch in 1977, created a sound, inspired by punk, and became a significant source of inspiration for future generations of artists and musicians alike. A series of photographs, drawings and video works will be presented in a gallery setting for the duration of the POP, accompanied by an artist talk and reception. Works exhibited will include:

Shirley O'Loughlin - Photographs, 1971 - 2011 (silver prints, variable dimensions)


Gina Birch - videos : Icons (part 1), 8 mins (2009) | Burning 100 Bras, 4 min. and 45s. (2009) | Scream. 8 mins. (1978) | Jump. 1min. (1977)

Ana da Silva - Collection of drawings (oil on paper, Large volume of 30 x 42 cms, unframed)


Information on Pop Mtl's website.

A CONVERSATION WITH THE RAINCOATS

For the first time ever in Montreal, The Raincoats will land in an expectant community of admirers, both of their craft and their approach to creating. Ana Da Silva, Gina Birch, and Shirley O'Loughlin will talk with artist/academic Roxanne Arsenault about sound then and now, the communities they sprang from and engendered, the art they are still producing and the lives they've led. In conjunction with the Art POP exhibit Shouting Out Loud.


Information on Pop Mtl's website.

THE RAINCOATS