Eastern Bloc

Coproductions 2015-2016

9 - 12 June 2016

Gallery hours: 12pm - 6pm
Vernissage: 9 June, 4pm
Performances: 9 - 12 June, various hours

Alexandre St-Onge / Anne-F. Jacques / Herman Kolgen / Leyla Majeri & Katherine Kline / Nikki Forrest / Peter Flemming / Steve Bates / Bill Clintwood

Curator: Eric Mattson

Les Transformables v.102 seeks to present media artworks, kinetic and sound installations, as well as audiovisual performances shown in parallel to the installation works.

The works presented share a hybridity of artistic disciplines and technological mediums, be they digital or analog. They all exhibit a transformation of natural phenomena into composition by means of tools and techniques, which have been diverted from their original usage. Another common denominator to the works shown is the use of direct action, a performative act made by the artist within the framework of an installation he or she created. The works were thus conceived to serve multiple purposes.

The invited artists were selected based on the excellence of their artistic output and because their works raise important questions concerning digital art and science. The presenting artists work in various disciplines within the media art sector. They draw on technology and, at times, scientific means to pervert their creative process.


Herman Kolgen: 9 June, 5pm
Steve Bates: 10 June, 7:15pm
Leyla Majeri & Katherine Kline: 10 June, 8pm
Alexandre St-Onge: 11 June, 12pm - 4pm
Anne-F. Jacques: 11 June, 4pm
Nikki Forrest: 12 June, 3:15pm
Peter Fleming: 12 June, 4pm
Bill Clintwood: 10, 11, 12 June

In partnership with Eastern Bloc. A presentation of Bloc ORAL.
With the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Project grant for collectives in media arts.