Photo from the “Care of things”, by Stéphanie Béliveau
His paintings are carried by dark and imposing characters had perhaps had reason for it, as there was no news of Stéphanie Béliveau. Explanation: The care of things, a project of considerable magnitude, developed in the last eight years.
The artist signs in to force her back with a doubled book / exhibition, supported by the historian of the art Thérèse St-Gelais. The care of things, these are drawings, photographs and an important collection of objects found in the tidal flats of the St. Lawrence.
According to an approach that professor St-Gelais combines their “concern, or even the desire, to take care of the other […], whether it is beings or elements of nature “, the artist appropriates brilliantly with the figure of the mound building.
The care of things
Stéphanie Béliveau. At the Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, until February 17, and Noroît, Montreal, 2018, 258 pages.