Home - Version française

Graff Gallery

BELGO
372 Ste-Catherine St West # 216
Montréal (Quebec)
Canada  H2J 2J4

Phone and Fax:
   +1(514).526.2616

Wednesday to Friday:
11am to 17.30pm
Saturday: 12h to 17h

@ Email

Home > Artists > Gwenaël Bélanger

Gwenaël Bélanger

JPEG - 25.2 kb
Dépeindre (Claude Tousignant, Accélérateur chromatique 64, 1967)
2003, impression jet d’encre, ed 5, 120 cm (diamètre)

Careful observation of commonplace images is the starting point for all of Gwenaël Bélanger’s projects. Using primarily photography and video, his productions reveal his crafty side, always playing with the limits of our perception of reality and the grey areas within it. His recent work explores the interaction, in various human activities, between what we see and what we imagine. Like an anthropologist Gwenaël Bélanger is interested in both images in the media and cultural objects, as long as they are rich in connotation. His pieces generally use the same system: a space for creation is arranged, like a building site, where constructions, manipulations and connections will occur. Through various strategies, subterfuges, tricks and processes, he transforms the real world (trivial, commonplace and ordinary life) so as to bring out the singular or the invisible, all while creating meaning around a single object’s placed in an elaborate setting.


Artist’s website

Further reading:

All the versions of this article: ⟨English⟩ français

Portfolio

  • Dépeindre (Albert Dumouchel, Les deux trèfles, 1964)
  • Dépeindre (Cynthia Girard, Tas de bois 2004)
  • Fleurs 3
  • Série Broyer du noir
  • Série Comic Strip (bleu) 4 [détail]
  • Carré gris no 1, 2 et 3
  • Casser l'image (verre 02)
  • Best Of (vue d'ensemble)
  • Le grand fatras
  • Courir les rues (Toronto)
  • Chutes amas
  • Les Polyèdres (Isocaèdre)

© 2015-2017 Galerie Graff. Le contenu de ce site Internet est protégé par le droit d'auteur. Toute reproduction est interdite. La Galerie Graff fonctionne grâce à l'engagement de son personnel, est membre du RCAAQ et remercie ses donateurs ainsi que les organismes suivants pour leur soutien :