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Hanging By A Thread

  • Event
  • Postponed
  • Contemporary Art
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PHI Foundation 451 Saint-Jean Street
Montréal, Québec H2Y 2R5
G4 (4th Floor)

Sunday, January 9, 2022
6 PM to 6:15 PM

Free admission Reservations required

To reserve a place, please contact Daniel Fiset at [email protected] or 514 866-6767 ext. 4220.

A performance by Karen Trask

In conjunction with the exhibition … and room in the bag of stars, which presents works created during the PHI MONTRÉAL residency, we are presenting a performance by artist Karen Trask.

This performance is an activation of the sculpture Hanging By A Thread, a ghost-like figure constructed of paper threads crystallized in sugar.

• Places are limited and reservations are required.
• This event requires a vaccine passport.
• Health measures will be followed: wearing of a mask or face cover mandatory, disinfecting hands and maintaining physical distancing of at least 1m from each other.
• The performance will take place in English.
• The performance lasts 15 minutes. Afterwards, people who attend the performance can visit the exhibitions until 7:15 PM.

January 3, 2022
To ensure your safety, and after discussion with the artist who wishes to present this work for a live audience, we are postponing the presentation of Karen Trask's performance, originally scheduled for January 9 at 6 PM, to a later date. A new date and location for the performance will be announced as soon as possible, and we will maintain your reserved seats for the event.


Karen Trask
Karen Trask is known for her explorations of language and innovative use of paper, whose works include installations, artist books, videos, and performances. Trask’s multimedia work has been exhibited in Québec, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Japan.

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