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Arts & culture, Exhibitions

Kite for Peace

Date & time

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 –
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 (all day)


This event is free


Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex
1515 St. Catherine W. Room EV Junction, just outside room EV 2.781 (FOYER)

Wheelchair accessible


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Vernissage: April 7, 5 to 7 p.m.

The Kite for Peace is a collaborative artwork created during the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts's Nuit Blanche event, Re-Imagine: Constructing Peace Interventions, by graduate students in the Department of Art Education and more than fifty visitors.

A vitrine display about the project’s planning and implemention is also on display.

Particpating artists include: Ann-Lisa Kissi, Amina Jalabi, BJ McCarville, Christine Suarez, Claudia Laurin, Emanuelle  Dufour, Emma Harake, Jacob Le Gallais, Julie Etheridge, Lea Kabiljo, Leigh Cline, Luminita Paun, Melissa Tamporello, Sergio Lugo, Tal-Or Ben-Choreen, and course instructor Kathleen Vaughan.

The course was made possible by Curriculum Innovation Funding and other financial support from the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs, Concordia University.

Images: Kite for Peace (2016), a collaborative artwork taking the form of a box kite, paint, ink and textile appliqué on muslin over a wooden frame, 72 inches by 18 inches by 18 inches, plus textile assemblage tail.

Photos by Kathleen Vaughan.

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