(Please note that the conference will be in French, but the artist is able to answer a question asked in English)
Sporobole is pleased to invite you to Léna Mill-Reuillard’s artist conference on Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m., the last day of the exhibition.
“For three weeks, I will invest the gallery in order to appropriate its image. I will set up my workshop and my thoughts there; Sporobole will become my laboratory.
Observe, capture, print, project, overprint, overlay.
For 21 days, I will focus on the texture of the place, its architecture, its spatiality, its light, its micro movements. I will capture various slices of space-time that will reflect my perception of the place. From these captured images, I will make different movements between still image / motion image, between fictional space / real space, between presence / absence.
The work will become a form of re-construction of the place; a photographic and videographic installation seeking to create an image. It will not be an end in itself, but rather a reflection of my dwelling in space, a witness to my reflections on the medium.
Playing on the hybridization between photography and video allows me to create representations that do not belong to any reality; I try to ensure that each project emanates a temporality specific to the work. I weave with the medium and the representation. In this interweaving, I explore the time of the image through the figure of the landscape.
This landscape, I want to build it.”
Léna Mill-Reuillard holds a bachelor’s degree in film and a master’s degree in visual and media arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her work has been presented in Dazibao, at the Galerie de l’UQAM and Territoires in Montreal, as well as at the Centre VU in Quebec City. Recipient of numerous scholarships and distinctions, she obtained, among other things, the PRIM|Dazibao 2015 production-diffusion residency. At the same time, several films in which she has participated as Director of Photography, have travelled to festivals around the world and won numerous awards.
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