November 21, 2005
by Canadian Architect
February 1st, 2006 is the submission deadline for international artistic projects for the 7th edition of Champ Libre’s Biennale, which will be held at Montreal’s Grande Bibliothque in September 2006.
Champ Libre is presently preparing the 7th Manifestation Internationale Video et Art lectronique, Montral (MIVAEM) under the theme Cit Invisible/Invisible City, a Biennale event which will run from September 20th till October 1st, 2006 at the Grande Bibliothque in Montreal. We remind artists, curators, architects and lecturers that the deadline to present artistic projects to Champ Libre for this event is the February 1st, 2006. Information and submission forms are already available on Champ Libre’s website at: www.champlibre.com/citeinvisible.
Champ Libre’s co-directors Franois Cormier and Ccile Martin along with the artist Isabelle Hayeur (Qubec) will be in Barcelona at the most important European fair of video art: LOOP’05 (www.loop-barcelona.com). Champ Libre will present an in situ broadcasting set up at the foundation Nau Ivanov, which will present artworks including those from: Nelson Henricks, Paul Landon, Pascal Grandmaison, Jowita Kepa, Yan Breuleux, Mitchel Akiyama, Patrick Brub and Isabelle Hayeur.
Furthermore, Champ Libre will present at a conference on architecture and new media during the 10th Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin (www.art-action.org). This European transdisciplinary event merges new cinema, video and contemporary art. Champ Libre’s presence on the international scene is possible with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Qubec, the French General Consulate in Montreal and the Qubec Government Office in Barcelona.
Three hundred tickets will go on sale on December 7th, 2005 for an inspired and avant-garde happening that will raise funds for Champ Libre at 8:00pm on April 11th, 2006 in the Pink Tree Forest of the Palais des Congrs in Montreal. This event will be hosted by Montreal landscape architect Claude Cormier and Spanish composer Francisco Lopez.
For more information, please visit www.champlibre.com/