The Artistorian’s Weekly Picks August 4 to 11

The Artistorian lists her picks from the Montreal art scene for the week of August 2nd.

Seripop. The Mouth Went East The Face Stayed West. 2015 Photo Guy Lheureux Seripop. The Mouth Went East The Face Stayed West. 2015 Photo Guy Lheureux

August is upon us. As the back to school frenzy begins, and the collective Osheaga post-concert depression sets in, check out some of these events and get all that off your mind:

Waxhead

August 3-September 6 at Monastiraki, vernissage August 5

waxhead

waxhead

Montreal-based street painter, Waxhead, has a solo exhibit this month. Monastiraki invites us to spend some time with the artist’s “lovable critters.” Don’t miss this!

Teiotiokwenhahton: Beadwork – Visions of Peace

August 5-15 at the Ashukan Cultural Space

Carolina Gana - My Pacific Ocean - Chile

Carolina Gana – My Pacific Ocean – Chile

An exhibit curated by Jason Vallières & Carolina Echeverria, Teiotiokwenhahton: Beadwork – Visions of Peace features works of raised beadwork from the Americas and Europe. There will also be storytelling and conversation circles, allowing viewers to interact with the themes and issues discussed in the exhibit. Stay tuned for an interview with Carolina Echeverria, Native-Immigrant Artistic Director, coming this week.

 

Seripop: Performance Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau

August 6, 7 PM at Fonderie Darling

Seripop. The Mouth Went East The Face Stayed West. 2015 Photo Guy Lheureux

Seripop. The Mouth Went East The Face Stayed West. 2015 Photo Guy Lheureux

A performance by Lum and Desranleau of Seripop: using their bodies, objects and the spaces in between, these artists will transform the gallery right before your eyes. Seripop is known for their inventive choreography and interesting use of objects. If you’ve never seen a Seripop performance, you have a date this Thursday.

Young Hearts Run Free

August 7 at RATS 9

This group show is part of a collaboration with the Pervers/Cité festival. The performances will begin at 7 p.m. sharp and they are bound to be thought-provoking.

Solace: A Collage Exhibit

August 7 at Glass Door Gallery

solace

solace

Glass Door Gallery is celebrating collage! This group show features emerging Montreal-based artists who work with or are inspired by collage. ‘Zines and other cool items will be for sale. If you need yet another reason to pass by, your ears will be treated to a special audio collage set by Così e Così.

Until next week, enjoy all that this creative city has to offer!

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