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The Québec Triennial: Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

May 24 to September 7, 2008

Resembling a vast research project, The Québec Triennial is the product of extensive fieldwork and deliberation by the museum’s team of curators, who combed countless exhibitions and artists’ studios to provide us with a group portrait of the current artistic scene in Québec. And for the first time in our history, all of the museum’s galleries will be devoted to a single show.  This inaugural edition presents some 135 works in various media—drawing, installation, painting, performance, photography, sculpture and video—by 38 artists and collectives, including a program of video spot artworks created and screened in collaboration with Télé-Québec that was launched this past May 14. Most of the artists are showing at the Musée for the first time.