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Retrospection: PHI Anniversary Party

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PHI Centre 315 Saint-Paul Street West
Space A, Plateau and Rhino (1st Floor)

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Event: 7 PM–12 AM

All ages

Free admission First come, first served.
Wheelchair accessible – please contact [email protected] to notify us of your arrival.

PHI Foundation x PHI Centre: Anniversary Celebrations

PHI invites you to celebrate the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art’s 15th anniversary and the PHI Centre’s 10th anniversary at its Retrospection-themed party.

The evening, held at the PHI Centre, will look back on our programming over the years, with video footage and archival material on display. On the roster are artists that have collaborated with us in the past, that we’ve invited to come back, perform, and party with us. It will be a reunion filled with art, musical performances, snacks, drinks, and more!

• 7 PM - Andy Williams DJ set
• 7:50 PM - Performance by Kama La Mackerel and Marjolaine Bourdua
• 8:20 PM - Performance by Moridja Kitenge Banza
• 9:10 PM - Scott C DJ set
• 11 PM - The Halluci Nation (with special guests)

Seven, aka Mollygum, will be serving free veggie bites as part of her project «Have You Eaten?», until quantities last.

The PHI Foundation’s Mandate
Established in 2007 by Phoebe Greenberg, the PHI Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing impactful experiences with contemporary art to the public.

The PHI Centre’s Mandate
The PHI Centre is at the intersection of art, film, music, design, and technology. Through eclectic programming and a strong emphasis on content creation, the PHI Centre fosters unexpected encounters between artists and audiences.

About PHI
Guided by values that include freedom, generosity, rigour and the importance of community, PHI devotes itself to the innovation and evolution of cultural experiences that both challenge and delight. PHI consists of the PHI Centre, PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art, PHI Studio, and artist residency programs.

Land Acknowledgment
We would like to acknowledge that PHI (the Foundation and the Centre) is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehà:ka Nation is recognized as the custodian of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within Montréal community.


The Halluci Nation

The Halluci Nation Rémi Thériault
Photo: Rémi Thériault

Canada’s Halluci Nation are an acclaimed electronic DJ collective known for their genre-bending mix of hip-hop, reggae, dubstep, and First Nations musical traditions. Formed in 2007, the group showcases the talents of DJs Ian "DJ NDN" Campeau of the Nipissing First Nation, Bear Witness of the Cayuga First Nation, and Tim "2oolman" Hill, Mohawk, of the Six Nations of the Grand River (who replaced Dan "DJ Shub" General, Mohawk, of the Six Nations of the Grand River in 2014). 

After recording several EPs, the group officially debuted in 2012 with their full-length self-titled album, which found the trio longlisted for the Polaris Music Prize. Their sophomore effort, 2013's Nation II Nation, also made it onto the Polaris shortlist, finishing in the final ten. That same year, the band took home Best Group and Best Album at the Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards. The following year, they garnered even more attention after taking home the Juno Award for Breakthrough Album of the Year. In 2016, Halluci Nation returned with their third full-length album, We Are the Halluci Nation, featuring guest appearances from rapper Yasiin Bey, Indigenous Canadian drum group Black Bear, Australia's OKA, and others.

Kama La Mackerel

Kama La Mackerel Noire Mouliom
Photo: Noire Mouliom

Kama La Mackerel is a Montréal-based Mauritian-Canadian multidisciplinary artist, educator, writer, community-arts facilitator and literary translator who works within and across performance, photography, installations, textiles, digital art and literature. Kama’s work is grounded in the exploration of justice, love, healing, decoloniality, hybridity, cosmopolitanism and self- and collective-empowerment. They believe that aesthetic practices have the power to build resilience and act as resistance to the status quo, thereby enacting an anticolonial praxis through cultural production. Kama has exhibited and performed their work internationally and their writing in English, French and Mauritian Kreol has appeared in publications both online and in print.

Marjolaine Bourdua

Portrait Bourdua Credit Cindy Boyce
Photo: Cindy Boyce

Marjolaine Bourdua is an artist and cultural worker based in Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal. In her sculptural process, she interrogates the tensions inherent in mass culture by examining the material history of things. Her recent projects address themes of transmission and manual processes in a context of acceleration and digital revolution. The artist holds a bachelor’s degree in visual and media arts from UQAM as well as a graduate degree from the Villa Arson in France. She is a member of the Centre CLARK and has contributed to numerous projects in the mediation of contemporary art in both museum and community settings. Her teaching practice is an extension of her artistic approach.

Moridja Kitenge Banza

Moridja Kitenge Banza

Moridja is a multidisciplinary artist of Congolese origin who draws us into his net from the first notes of his voice. His music is a perfect blend of R&B, soul, reggae and reggaeton, over a sound of Congolese rumba.

Scott C

Scott C Naska Demini

Scott C is a DJ and producer based in the creative hub of Montréal, which he has called home since 1994. As a skilled and versatile DJ, he's spent over 25 years behind the decks, bringing underground, emerging and forgotten sounds to the dance floor, in the passionate and endless pursuit of timeless music. Scott is known for having a warm and emotional approach to funk, soul, jazz, hip hop, house and electronic music, and an ear that has lead to multiple appearances at the Montréal International Jazz Fest, Piknic Electronik, Igloofest, Pop Montréal, Suoni Per Il Popolo, The Red Bull Music Academy and many more. The GOODS Radio Show, hosted by Scott C & Andy Williams, can be heard on CKUT 90.3FM every Sunday from 2-4PM, a continuing extension of the now defunct GOODS monthly dance party at La Sala Rossa, which ran for 15 glorious years before its finale in 2017.

Andy Williams

Andy Williams Cedric Houin
Photo: Cédric Houin

Talented DJ and art curator, Andy Williams is a performance artist and educator of all things music who has performed around the world. He recently curated a series of workshops on the history of jazz called, “Jazz as social history.” He regularly gives conferences in schools and universities. A music specialist, he is part of the Montréal duo Jazz Amnesty Sound System with Sweet Daddy Luv. Exceptional vinyl DJ and avid collector, Andy is a huge supporter of local talent, which he has showcased through the years during his events, DJ sets and radio shows on CKUT. An avid learner, he is always happy to share with everyone the incredible music he discovers. When possible, you can find him creating just the right mood and mixing it up with his vinyl collection in music venues.



Mollygum is a home cook by day with “Have You Eaten?” and a DJ by night. When she arrived in Montreal from Kunming, China, she brought her love for electronic music and authentic Chinese cuisine with her to share her beloved culture with those around her. Whether she’s cooking traditional meals, or serving some of her lively gems, Mollygum is always dishing out something new. With huge plans in her sight, She is looking to close the cultural gap between Canada and China the best way she knows how, with delicious food and lively beats.

15 years of the PHI Foundation

• 38 exhibitions
• 124 artists
300+ events

PHI Brand Campaign Fondation Stats IMG
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay / Phil Collins, Bring Down The Walls

10 years of the PHI Centre

• 108 exhibitions
• 796 film screenings
• 246 music shows
• 129 conferences
127 events

PHI Brand Campaign Centre Halo Pelada54 Sandra Larochelle
Photo: Sandra Larochelle / Laurel Halo + Pelada

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