MARTEL, Richard


Richard Martel, untitled LIFE=ART=LIFE 2004 PHOTO Miklos Legrady

Friday February 20 7:30 pm
Karen Schreiber Gallery

Presented by Blank Slate with the support of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art

LIFE=ART=LIFE is designed to be an exploratory forum evaluating the past and present trends of performance art in the context of everyday life.

Richard Martel is a multidisciplinary artist who has vested the majority of his artistic experiences in Quebec. As a performance artist, writer, curator, theorist, teacher, Martel is particularly interested in the dissemination of avant-garde principles and practices in the fields of contemporary art and cultural production. Martel is a founding member of the renowned contemporary art journal Inter, and in 1982 he co-founded Le Lieu, an artist-run centre located in Quebec City.

Eyewitness account of the event by Daniel Baird

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