Join Expozine for an online artist talk and studio visit with multi-disciplinary artist Jacinthe Loranger as she details her trajectory from DIY into contemporary art practice and the continued influence of DIY, underground aesthetics, and the multiple in her work today. Jacinthe works print, sculpture, collage, performance and installation and creates maximalist work for speculative futures and will be joining us from her Ahuntsic studio.
Jacinthe Loranger is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Montreal, Canada. She holds a master’s degree in visual and media arts from Concordia University in Print Media.Her practice revolves around screen printing and is deployed in different forms such as installation, sculpture and collage. Her work was showcased in numerous exhibitions across Canada and abroad like in recent years I have presented several exhibitions in gallery, including at the invisible dog art center (NY), Art in the Open (Charlottetown PEI) and she also participated in the public art project Images rémanentes in the City of Moncton NB. In 2022, she will be part of shows in Douro Printmaking biennial, Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen (Moncton, NB) and at Maison des arts de Laval (Laval, QC)
Jesjit Gill is an artist based in Toronto, ON. He runs Color Code Printing, a Risograph & Screenprinting studio established in 2011 alongside his wife, Jenny Gitman. Colour Code offers artist friendly printing services and operates as a small press, publishing artist books, zines and prints. Colour Code hosts Risograph workshops at their studio (currently via video chat) where they teach an overview of the printing process and help participants create 2 colour riso posters. He is a co-organizer of Zine Dream, a small press fair that began in 2007 and features 90+ exhibitors including small presses, self-publishers, printmakers and illustrators
Expozine 20 continues with this afternoon of presentations, starting with AR zines and prints and continuing with a presentation by Aisha Boubacar of her first book, Crowned In Curls!
From 2:30 to 4 pm, Expozine presents its Page 20 project and AR prints!
Page 20 is a series of collective zine projects marking Expozine’s 20th anniversary. It includes zines that integrate augmented reality, Page 20 AR! Come and see samples of AR zines and prints that use our new in-house AR app, Montre-AR.
From 4 to 6:30, Aisha Boubacar will present her first book, Crowned In Curls, alongside publisher Kate Lavut (Paper Dog Press) to tell the story about how this children’s book came about as a pandemic project. (See this link for her story: https://www.lindenschool.ca/crownedincurls )
Expozine is an ARCMTL production made possible in part thanks to the support of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the Canada Council for the Arts, le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec et SODEC. Graphic by Chaity I.