This year’s Art Matters Festival is already underway. The event runs from March 8–22nd with venues scattered all around the city. The student run festival aims to join the emerging art community of Concordia University’s undergraduate students with local art institutes. All organizers, curators and artists exhibiting are Concordia students. The festival promotes growth, diversity, exposure, communication, and community.
The first official event was hosted event for the festival’s 13th edition was hosted at the Mainline theatre on Nuit Blanche, and another opening party featuring djs and video projections at Espace Reunion. Artists from all disciplines are celebrated: visual art, dance, performance, music, and design are just some of the expressions showcased by this year’s line-up. Come celebrate the creative individuals that make up Concordia University’s population.
Here are all eleven exhibitions being held this year:
Assumptions are not derivative of accepted facts but of distant tales. -March 7 – 19 at Galerie Espace
Curio – March 8-22 at Coat Check Gallery
Erase and Rewind – March 8 – 22 at Studio XX
Ill Palette – March 8 – 22 at Eastern Bloc
Lab 353 Biologie Materialiste – March 8 – 22 at Espace Projet
Menagerie for Hair & Wood – March 11 – 17 at La Baraque
Nature/Culture – March 8 – 22 at Studio #427
Ruins – March 11 – 22 at VAV Gallery
The Tactility of Objects: A Retrospective – March 7 – 18 at Les Territoires
Youth Well Wasted – March 8 – 22 at BBAM! Gallery
Another F****** Exhibition About Identities -March 1 – 30 / Casa Del Popolo
For more information on curators and artists, attend the open house weekend March 16-17.