LM Chabot is the type of co-dependence you dream of. The perfect fusion of technique and instinct, sensitivity and objectivity, naivety and maturity. They search for that hair in the soup, the parsley stuck in your teeth, the hemline coming unstitched. They wrap it up in a perfect mise-en-scène, a gift to be contemplated.
Robin was trained as a scientist and holds advanced degrees in nano-electronics and engineering. With his background in science, he explores the world without any defined direction, seeking to find the “unusual beautiful”.
Maude Arsenault’s work is very influenced by the feminist question and the relationship women have with their body. Through her photographs, she explores the themes of eroticism, nudity, beauty and transitional moments associated with puberty, motherhood, and the exploration of sexuality. Maude is thus working to create fictions, distilled from the real, featuring children, adolescents and young women as subjects, organised in the form of tableaux or portraits. The artist explores the traces of the unconscious during childhood and their possible transpositions in adult life.
David Ellingsen is a photographer and environmental artist creating images of site- specific installations, landscapes and object studies that speak to the natural world and Man’s impact upon it.
It is when Guillaume Hébert manages to capture the illusion of reality that he considers he has achieved a unique photograph, one that cannot materialise once again. Guillaume calls this… The Concordance of time.
Photographer for 40 years, Rejean Meloche has divided his career between press coverage and snapshots. A privileged witness years of Quebec effervescence, he fixed on film thousands of events and personalities for various media from the specialised press and the general public, including the Montréal-Matin and Le Devoir.Winner of various awards, his work was the subject of a retrospective exhibition at the Cultural and Community Centre Henri-Lemieux in LaSalle in 1991.
Daniel Desmarais worked as a humanitarian photographer and press photographer before moving on to Montreal’s cultural scene. He has worked in Pakistan, Ethiopia and Haiti on behalf of the United Nations. Winner of several prestigious awards, he has been showing his works in various exhibitions in Canada.
Le Pigeon was born in Montreal’s east end, where he first discovered life “anywhere but in the schoolyard”. If he’s often caught looking at the ground, it’s because he has an “unbridled passion for feet, especially those of women”.
François Ollivier magnifies the simplest things. His approach is based on wandering and accepting the impromptu. Trusting providence, he uses photography to gather people, places, lines or lights in a setup that will exist only once.
Eglantine Lavogez is a very young photographer, fresh out of school, who’s based in Paris. She photographs cities and their suburbs. After spending a while in a renowned Paris school of photography, she finally decided to pursue her photographic journey on her own.
Rachel Wolfe is an interdisciplinary artist whose images and installations create a sensual and emotive view the relationship between vision and body. Her monolithic image and text, Omniscient, recently won 1st place by the jury in the Imagining New Eurasia exhibition at Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea. She holds an MFA from Otis College of Art and Design. Rachel lives and works in Los Angeles and Oslo.
Maxime graduated from Concordia University’s Fine Arts program, majoring in Film and Photography. He also collaborates with dance company Tangente; creating video portraits of their artists. This association goes along his documentary work and has instilled in Maxime a particular attention to an image’s temporality or corporality.
Daniel Shipp began his career in film and television, where he gradually found himself drawn to his interest in light and photography. He went on to graduate from Photo media at Sydney College of the Arts and was awarded the prestigious Phototechnica Award for New Australian Photo-Artist of the Year – 2001 with his honourous project.
Martina & Reem
Coming from a place of serene and sensitivity, Martina + Reem’s work challenges the relationship between art and space. Through the distortion of various hues and ethereal layers, the duo redefines the Wild through a haze of dappled light, and brazenly confronts our vulnerability to Nature’s immeasurability.
Linda Rutenberg started as a fine art photographer 30 years ago. Linda has taught photography and worked on projects which have resulted in fifteen publications and numerous exhibitions. In 1997 she also co-founded Galerie Mistral, a fine art photography gallery in Montreal, Canada and served as its director for five years.
Having previously studied Anthropology, Hector continues to return to his home country, Mexico. His latter work is part of the permanent collection of the National Anthropology and History Museum in Mexico City. His work has been published in a number of magazines in Europe, USA and Latin America, such as Celeste and Elle Germany.
Certified architect, Nicolas views this activity as complementary to his photography. Closely tied to fiction, architecture appears to him as a dense, slow and complex process. Photography is a more intense and instantaneous process focused on the moment and a psychological relationship with the subject.’ Nicolas is a self-proclaimed daydreamer attempting to transpose an intuition about the relationship between the human and landscape.
Dara Scully (born 1989) lives in the north of Spain where she explores the poetics of the forest. She can’t understand the world without beauty, so her work is like a search, like a silent escape from the reality.
Born inSão Paulo, Nádia Maria started to photograph as a child. Her’s relationship with the camera and the images she captures also emerges from her childhood, becoming her personal journal of feelings and transformations. Inspired by poetry, music and the darkness and the light of her life, she studied photography, having at Senac – Brazil.
Victor Vargas Villafuerte
Victor’s work explores the dark side of everyday life, existence and nature. Ever since childhood, he embraces his attraction to the inherent duality in the uncanny and tries to discover an inherent beauty in what radiates a latent hideousness.