Points de forces : Les centres d’artistes bilan et perspectives

Editor : RCAAQ
Location : Montréal, Canada
Year : 1992
Pages : 200
ISBN : 2-9802482-5-8
Language : French / English
Curator : Gilbert Bastien, Carole Brouillette
Author : Gilbert Boyer, Gilbert Bastien, Carole Brouillette, Corrine Corry, Gerg Curnoe, Marie-Josée Dauphinais, Doyon-Demers, Guy Durand, Michel Fernandez, Alain Fleischer, Marcel Fournier, Gaëtan Gosselin, Sharon Kivland, Lise Labrie, Lise Lamarche, Danielle Léger, Pascale Malaterre, Marie-Jeanne Musiol, Paul Panhuysen, Claire Paquet, Suzanne Paquet, Marie Perrault, Elspeth Probyn, Clive Robertson, Geno Rodrigez, Ruri, Nell tenhaaf, Normand Thériault

Artist and author

Patrick Altman
Guerrila Girls
Lise Labrie
Alain Laroche
Celine Surprenant
Jean-Yves Vigneau
This publication documents the symposium held in conjunction with the events of "Points de forces", and brings together texts (not translated) by 25 practitioners and theorists invited at the symposium. It also comprises a text by Dauphinais on the history and development of artist-run centres, and an overview of the other texts and a critique of the centres' initial function and their conditions of survival by Léger. Includes a 1992 list of active Canadian artist-run centres, a list of periodicals, an annotated bibliography, and a number of projects by artists. Circa 150 bibl. ref.
Available in paper format only.