Here are our top picks for what you need to hear, see, and do in Montreal this month | Voici nos évènements choisis: ce dont vous avez besoin d’écouter, voir et faire à Montréal ce mois-ci
Resist Trump! Montreal demonstration against Trump and the far right @ Metro Place des Arts
QPIRG Concordia is organizing a demonstration in solidarity with the protests against Trump’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. The demonstration opposes Trump’s misogynist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, and anti-immigrant politics. 20.01.2017.
Sovereign Acts II @ Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
Curated by Wanda Nanibush, Sovereign Acts II complicates the “imaginary Indian” by presenting the history of indigenous performance for colonial audiences and returning subjectivity to the performers. The exhibition includes works by Rebecca Belmore, Lori Blondeau, Dayna Danger, Robert Houle, James Luna, Shelley Niro, Adrian Stimson, and Jeff Thomas. 21.01.2017-01.04.2017. Opening reception 21.01.2017.
Erika Dueck: Divided Proximities @ Art Mûr
Erika Dueck’s exhibition at Art Mûr invites viewers to peep into optical machines that immerse them in scenes of chaos and disorientation. Her machines use architectural idioms to disrupt our sense of time and space, creating sensations of anxiety, numbness, and distortion. 14.01.2017-25.02.2017. Opening reception 14.01.2017.
Chloe Wise: Cats Not Fighting is a Horrible Sound as Well @ Galerie Division
Catch the final days of Chloe Wise’s exhibition at Galerie Division. Wise, a Concordia grad who first attracted attention in 2014 with her satirical bread bag sculpture Bagel No. 5, explores sexuality and consumerism in the exhibition. On display until 14.01.2017