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Plateaux of mirror


Installation view, Rirkrit Tiravanija: JOUEZ/PLAY, 2023-2024, PHI Foundation. untitled 1996 (rehearsal studio no.6), 2023 © PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art, photo: Richard-Max Tremblay



The PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art invites musicians and sound artists to apply to take part in an evening of performances entitled The Plateaux of Mirror, taking place on March 2, 2024 from 8 PM to midnight. Organized in conjunction with artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s exhibition JOUEZ/PLAY, this event is inspired by drone sleepovers. For the performance, the space will be transformed into a cocoon where visitors can nap and relax with their own pillows and blankets. 

During the evening, five thirty-minute performances will be presented in Rirkrit Tiravanija’s artwork, untitled 1996 (rehearsal studio no. 6). The artwork consists of a reproduction of a rehearsal room where Tiravanija and his friends used to meet to play music, and in which musical instruments can be found. 

All musical genres are welcome (electronic music, jazz, minimal kraut, space music, dub, sound art, etc.). A fee will be offered to those selected.


PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art
465 Saint-Jean Street, suite 120
Montréal, QC H2Y 2R6

To apply

Send us a short text about your work and your musical proposal for the evening (maximum 150 words). Include links to excerpts of your work. Please note that the call is reserved for applicants residing in Canada. 

Applications should be submitted to our online form.

Deadline: February 11, 2024

Selected candidates will be contacted on February 16, 2024. Please do not reach out to follow up on your application.

PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art

Established in 2007 by Phoebe Greenberg, the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing impactful contemporary art experiences to the public. Its programming is international in scope, responsive to the local context, and free of charge to reinforce PHI’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion. The Foundation is driven by a desire to break down entrenched perceptions of what contemporary art is and who it is for, with the fundamental belief that art is for us all. The Foundation endeavours to make a home for art, artists and the public we serve, devoted to nurturing convivial exchanges that celebrate art as part of our everyday lives.

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