Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fwd: This week at the MAC



Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
E-NEWS
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E-NEWSLETTER
OF THE MUSÉE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN
DE MONTRÉAL
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02.04.2014
THIS WEEK AT THE MAC<br />
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay
THIS WEEK AT THE MAC
In connection with the Printemps numérique event, the MAC has scheduled three activities that tie in with Christian Marclay's The Clock.
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The Clock: 24-hour screenings
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Christian Marclay, The Clock, 2010. Single channel video. Duration: 24 hours. Purchased 2011 with the generous support of Jay Smith and Laura Rapp, and Carol and Morton Rapp, Toronto. Jointly owned by the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. © the artist. Courtesy White Cube, London and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
From Friday, April 4 to Saturday, April 5, we are presenting the next-to-last continuous screening of Christian Marclay's The Clock. Winner of the top prize at the 2011 Venice Biennale, the work is a montage of thousands of film and television clips demarcating, minute by minute, a 24-hour loop.
"The most brilliant video work I've ever seen."

Claude Deschênes, www.claudedeschenes.ca
From Friday, April 4 at 11 a.m. to Saturday, April 5 at 6 p.m.
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Remontage/Remixing/Sharing
Technologies, Aesthetics, Politics
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This edition of the Max and Iris Stern International Symposium will examine current practices and theory of remontage and remixing as manifested in various fields - visual arts, film, sound art, video games - in the studio or live, in institutional settings, on the Web or in urban space, in professional circles and in amateur networks.
April 4 and 5
Cost: $20 (regular); $10 (students and MACarte holders)
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DJ Spooky
That Subliminal Kid
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Paul D. Miller, a.k.a. DJ Spooky, is an established composer, multimedia artist and author who performs and lectures internationally. He has composed and produced scores for award-winning films and worked with many other artists, including Yoko Ono and Thurston Moore. His DJ Mixer app has been downloaded over 12 million times. The MAC presents a DJ performance by the artist, who is also a speaker at the Max and Iris Stern Symposium, on April 5.
Saturday, April 5 at 9 p.m.
Cost: $15
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