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GILBERT DESJARDINS
Migration climatiques

Vernissage, Sunday June 2, 2 – 4 p.m.

Photography and mixed media

May 30 to July 7, 2019

Migrations climatiques is an exhibition viscerally focused on human and environmental concerns. The subjects staged in the paintings and photographs are human beings and animals subjected to the omnipresent hazards of droughts, floods and climatic or social disturbances.  A myriad of innuendos, the magnificence of the paintings is only a pretext to raise awareness.

Colors become subjects of dramaturgy where blacks and indigos of heaven and water evoke the precarious nature of man and his quest for survival on Earth. Here, words about migrations are universal, heard as a thunderous alarm in front of so many disappearances. Anxiety and human pain are reflected in this dramaturgy as well as through the astonishing allegory of the migratory flight of thousands of snow geese at the mercy of the seasons ‘ dysregulations.

Here, art mixes with politics and transmits a social message of an undeniable urgency!

Gilbert Desjardins has pursued University studies in geography, political science as well as visual arts.  He has passionately practised art, animal and reportage photography since 1975 and has traveled in Africa and Quebec over 40 years.  His work is based on digitized photo combined with acrylic, wood ash, paper and clay.  In 1990, he undertook to process his images differently using software to create a total, striking and unique pictorial redefinition.Université du Québec en Outaouais in Arts from 1991 to 1995.
Université du Québec à Montréal in Geography 1969 to 1972.
Self-taught training in computer science and photo processing (Aperture, Lightroom, Photoshop).

Recent solo exhibitions:
Art Inverness Gallery, Inverness 2019
Carte Blanche Gallery, Montreal 2018
Arto gallery,  St-Jean sur Richelieu April 2017
Maison des arts et de la culture de Brompton, summer 2017
Gîte « Au Pied du Courant » Gallery (permanent exhibition)
https://www.facebook.com/gilbertdesjardinsartiste
Reference on website parler beau: http://parlerbeau.ca/2017/11/20/le-blanc-volant-gilbert-desjardins

AWARDS
Best painting exhibition (2017), ARTO Gallery, Saint Jean sur le Richelieu

Time

May 30 (Thursday) - July 7 (Sunday)

Location

Arts Sutton Gallery

7 Academy Street

Organizer

Arts Sutton Gallery450-538-2563 7 Academy Street

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