VIRGINIE LAGANIERE | DERRIÈRE L'HORIZON ET PASCALE LEBLANC LAVIGNE | INDÉTERMINÉ
Galerie I : VIRGINIE LAGANIÈRE, Behind the Horizon
Behind the Horizon continues a cycle that artist Virginie Laganière started several years ago in which she looks at modernist spaces built during eras of totalitarian regimes. Following prospective stays in Tallinn, the capitalof Estonia, the artist now is presenting research results that refine her personal stance as an artist-researcher, through a series that uses various artistic strategies. She explores issues that relate to history yet remain anchored in the present.
- Text excerpt by Esther Bourdages
Galerie II : PASCALE LEBLANC LAVIGNE, Indeterminate
For a few years, Pascale LeBlanc Lavigne has been developing a unique approach to kinetic and sound art, producing
installations in which the simple operational modes and re ned, even minimal qualities provoke immediate fascination.
Far from the mechanical and aesthetic perfection that characterize industrial objects, LeBlanc Lavigne’s ‘machines’
in motion are presented as handcrafted, imprecise and casual constructions, to use the artist’s terms, which do not
prevent them from effectively ful lling their conceived purposes. In the installation Indeterminate, in which the very title
highlights the unpredictable nature of the work’s circumstances, two moving mechanical systems interact in a multitude
- Text excerpt by Marie-Pier Bocquet