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Your Body Becomes a 'Speaker', 2020. Sound installation (plywood boards, tactile transducers, electronics, wires) and participatory performance. Photo: Alexis Bellavance

Embodied Resonance Workshop by Victoria Catherine Chan

  • Event
  • Contemporary Art
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PHI Foundation 465 Saint-Jean Street
Education Room (basement)

Workshop Schedule
Friday, October 1, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 10 AM to 6 PM

Free admission Reservations required

Presented as part of MOMENTA Biennale de l’image:

In this workshop, artist and filmmaker Victoria Catherine Chan invites participants from all walks of life to discover the ways in which the body feels waves and vibrations amplified by technological devices. The activity responds to Jamilah Sabur’s exhibition The Mountain Sings Underwater, which travels among various levels of perception and explores the links among geological space, individual experiences, and the unseen forces of nature. Although invisible and inaudible to humans, vibrations contribute to many meteorological and climatic phenomena. This workshop aims to broaden how we perceive them in a spirit of inclusion, dialogue, and sharing.

• Workshop duration: 1 hour
• Free and bilingual
• The workshop is offered from October 1 - 3 from 10 am to 6 pm.
• The workshop includes a guided tour of Jamilah Sabur's exhibition The Mountain Sings Underwater
The meeting point is at the entrance of Fondation PHI, 465, rue Saint-Jean
• Tickets are limited for a maximum number of 4 participants per time slots.
• The use of a mask is mandatory (provided by MOMENTA)

Please read this important notice to all participants:
• For a better deep listening experience, we suggest you wear comfortable clothing.
• Please monitor your health during these days.
• It is very important that we comply with safety protocols at all times (use of mask, 2-meter distance, hand sanitizing).
• If you have any sort of symptoms or you were in contact with someone with symptoms, please let us know.

The PHI Foundation is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility, assistance may be required.

About MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image
MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image is an international contemporary art biennale devoted to the image, taking place in various venues in Tiohtiá:ke - Mooniyang - Montréal (Canada) every two years since 1989. Founded as Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, the organization was renamed MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image in 2017. Its activities include exhibitions, public events, educational programs, artistic and social collaborations, and more. Over the last nine editions, the biennale has presented more than 500 artists and 2,300 artworks, and attendance totalled 2 million. More than 100 partners join the biennale for each edition, and almost 200 actors from the cultural field participate in it. More precisely, the 2019 edition of MOMENTA reached 210,028 visitors, presented the work of 69 artists, and offered thirty activities of mediation and audience development.


Victoria Catherine Chan
Born in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal), Victoria Catherine Chan (she/they) is an artist and filmmaker whose work focuses on somatic sensibilities, liminal spaces and the body as a site. Her practice investigates the temporalities and spaces 'in-between', which combines cinema, installation, performance and sound art using intersectional and intergenerational narratives. They earned a BFA from ZeLIG School for Documentary in Italy and an MFA from Concordia University.


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