10.04 — 13.04 / 2024
Image pour le Mois pédagogique 2024, causerie et exposition de Myriam Yates à Sporobole

Exhibition : from April 10 to 13 —> Opening hours

Artist talk : Saturday, April 13th at 2 p.m.

—> Facebook event



Portraits (reconfigurations)

Quadriptyque, HD video, (4 video, approximatively 20 minutes each), 2024.



The notion of place is my main source of inspiration. 

With wide, contemplative shots, I try to create atmospheres 

from spaces that we pass through without paying too much attention. 

I keep a certain distance from my filmed subjects, 

preferring introspective observation.


This time, in a minimalist, direct setting, 

I engage with others. Here, immigrants

taking French courses at the Centre St-Michel (Sherbrooke, Canada).

A crossing of territories and cultures is implied 

in this brief space of time between us.

Waiting to be reconfigured.


-Myriam Yates


Filming took place in 2021 and 2023 with participants at various levels at the start of their francization process.


Project realized with the support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Territorial partnership with Estrie region.

The artist wishes to thank the Centre St-Michel, its director, francization teachers and students.