Moridja Kitenge Banza:1

    For his first exhibition at Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Moridja Kitenge Banza is presenting  a painting from his series “Christ Pantocrator” which explores the complexity of his Congolese cultural identity through deeply rooted colonial symbols that he subjects to shifts in meaning. The artist describes this series in the following text.   A Christ Pantocrator is a Byzantine icon of Christ represented as almighty in his glorious body. This more »

Situation #6: Matthew Biederman: A Generative Adversarial Network

Opening reception on August 16th from 5pm to 7pm with the artist in attendance At Galerie Hugues Charbonneau With the kind collaboration Art45 gallery By modifying algorithms and training scenarios, what will the network synthesize?     Using a state-of-the-art technique – a generative adversarial network (itself an interesting turn of phrase), a neural network has been trained to generate full body portraits that are learned from TSA three dimensional scans. The mongrel more »

Maria Hupfield: Stay Golden

Vernissage: October 10 from 3 to 5pm. The artist will be present. Stay Golden Galerie Hugues Charbonneau is pleased to welcome Maria Hupfield for her second solo exhibition at the gallery. Based on her performance titled Jiimaan, which took place in Venice in May 2015, Stay Golden presents a new collection of gold sculptures, a life-size grey felt canoe, and a two-channel video. Maria Hupfield’s installations, much like her performances, more »

Alain Paiement: Instants, Maybe

Vernissage: March 14, 3pm – 5pm with the artist present. Instants, maybe In the second phase of his 2014-2015 solo project at Gallery Hugues Charbonneau, Alain Paiement delves deep into the imposing photo bank that represents all the images he has captured throughout his thirty-year career, but which until now have almost never been put to use. The artist states, “Basically, I’ve always ‘taken’ photos. I find photographic subjects wherever more »

David Lafrance: Summer 2014

The exhibition Galerie Hugues Charbonneau presents a solo exhibition of works by Montreal artist David Lafrance. Observational drawings from the Montérégie region are shown alongside paintings created subsequently in his studio. These cognitive representations of the countryside stem from deep introspection, and evoke the memory of place and the current dynamics that inhabit it. The large canvases on display often suggest landscapes, and benefit from the artist’s vast visual repertoire, more »