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Program 2015

16may16:0021june

The beasts

Exhibition
Alysha is interested in transformation, whether it is working with found or recyled material and creating something new or whithin the creatures she creates themselves. These creat...
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28may7june

Masked farming traditions of Northeastern Brazil

Exhibition
The catholic holiday of the Epiphany, has been in North-Eastern Brazil, a cultural demonstration transmitted oraly since many generations. Farmers put on costumes and masks in comm...
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28may7june

Indigenous masks of the west coast

Exhibition
Michel Cartier’s collection comes from his meeting with the nations of the Pacific coast in the 1960’s. The project was to recreate traditional rituals and present the...
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28may08:157june

At the school of mask

Exhibition
Inspired by the work of artists A.J Fosik (United-States) and Niak1 (France), the giant masks made by the students of secondary 4 of La montée school in Sherbrooke are overtaking ...
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28may17:007june

Masq’alors!

Exhibition
Local and not-so-local artists have come together to share the walls of l’Espace Hortense. Come and discover their vision of the mask expressed through their respective med...
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28may17:007june

Origami masks

Exhibition
Joel Cooper was born in San Francisco and raised in Kansas. He received a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from the Univerity of Kansas in 1992 with a specialization in sculpture a...
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28may19:30

Le souper d’ouverture

Festive events
Pour ceux qui veulent continuer la soirée autour d’un souper, un plat unique exotique sera proposé. Pour partager en toute simplicité et pour échanger de façon privil...
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30may6juneIn collaboration with the Conseil de Culture de l'Estrie

Masques de corps: Chimère et masque neutre

Workshop
Le corps et le mouvement seront au cœur de cette formation longue. Vous découvrirez le concept de chimère du Théâtre du mouvement, lorsque le corps entier (et non plus seuleme...
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30may14:00

Le masque est le message

Performance
« Le masque est le message » utilize physical comedy, quick-change artistry, and masked transformations in a series of vignettes that range from comic to tender to bizarre. Half-...
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30may16:00

The Algonquin warrior

Performance
Just as the dances and songs are of solemn rituals so are the painted masks for the  Anishnabe people. These masks are painted on the face and as much as they are ornemental the m...
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30may20:30

Paper wings

Performance
Masked dance and contemporary puppetery without words This show is greately inspired by the artists studies and practice of asian culture: nô theater, butho, shadow theater, puppe...
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31may10:00

Masked traditions of Northeast Brazil

Conference
In Brazil, masks are used in different ways, it may be during festivals, within groups that maintain sacred or non-religious traditions, in carnivals or in indigenous rituals. This...
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31may12:00

Meal and show at the farm

Other
Come enjoy a wonderful local meal, a barbecued whole boar and savour an exotic cultural event: in 45 minutes a summary of the Brazilian visit at the masked village, a short presen...
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31may14:00

Marie-Laurence Primeau, violist and flutist and Dorothéa Ventura, harpsicordist

Performance
In the presence of a few native indian masks from the personal collection of Michel Cartier, the memory of those who occupied the territory for milleniums when the first lords, in...
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31may18:00

Performance
Important woman of the feminist movement and of Quebec Theater, Pol Pelletier in an intense and remarkable way delivers for us this short piece by Jovette Marchessault.  She per...
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31may19:00

Tribute to Jovette Marchessault, meal and conference

Conference
A presentation on Jovette Marchessault, a multi-talented artist who lived a great part of her live in the MRC des sources. This conference will be accompanied by a cocktail dinner ...
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1june08:00

Cultural day for the schools

Other
The children of local school will have had the chance to participate in a mask making workshop, these masks will be exhibited during Masq’alors! The children of St Camille, W...
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1june19:30

The neutral mask and the body

Conference
Claire Heggen has come across the road of a few who, like Étienne Decroux, have changed or even revolutionized the story of contemporary European or Western Theater. She talks ab...
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2june7june

Liz Parkinson’s masks

Exhibition
These masks begin their lives as part of palm fronds from the Australian Cabbage Tree Palm, which grows in Liz’s garden. From there they undergo a transformation to release ...
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2june19:30

Brasilian farmer masked dance

Performance
In many villages of Northeastern Brasil,  farmers put on costumes and masks on the holiday of the Epiphany to commemorate the three Wise Men. Animal  and supernatural masks accom...
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3june13:00

Guided visits of the exhibitions

Other
The children of Saint Camille primary school will be given a guided tour of the exhibitions.​ They will also have the pleasure of meeting Liz Parkinson our Australian artist....
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3june19:30

Preservation of the masked traditions of the West-Coast

Conference
Michel Cartier is specialized in traditional dance, he is founder of the group Feux Follets which was active in the 1960’s. He’s conference will be about his encounter with...
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4june08:00

Cultural day for the schools

Other
The children of the primary schools of St Camille, Wotton and St Adrien will come and visit the masked village. Many activities will be organised for them in this Cultural day trip...
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4june19:30

Masque rituel ou masque spectacle: une frontière?

Panel
Depuis la nuit des temps, le masque fait partie de la vie des humains, vie spirituelle, vie cultuelle. La plupart des peuples autour du monde l’ont utilisé et lui ont conféré ...
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5june17:00

Community Barbecue

Festive events
Chef Val, assisted by the volunteers, will prepare a barbecue consisting in parts of hand made saussages from Dudswell. This meal is an occasion to share a convivial time with the ...
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5june19:00

Masked Kino Kabaret

Festive events
The Kino-kabarets movement, was born in Montreal in 1999 and has now many different groups around the world. The idea, is to create a short film within a short time frame. Everythi...
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5june22:00

Masked music

Performance
Irreverent and inimitable, Géraldine tries everything. Really. She comes from the world of visual arts, when she is not creating her own clothing line or coloring portraits, she...
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6june13:30

Atelier ouvert sur la formation en théâtre masqué

Workshop
C’est le dernier jour de la formation de jeu masqué offert par Claire Heggen «Masque de corps : chimères et masque neutre». Après cette semaine de formation (30 h pratiq...
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6june15:00

Who doesn’t have a mask yet?

Festive events
Come create a mask for the parade and the masked bal. This event is adapted to all ages, and a great time to spend with your family. Visual art artists and organizers will be avail...
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6june19:00

Parade and masked ball

Festive events
Masked, desguised and in a festive mood, the community, the artists, the volunteers and anyone willing is invited to walk through the streets of Saint Camille in a joyous parade. T...
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