Screening and discussion with Guy Wouete
On April 20, 2016 at 7 pm
Dazibao and Vidéographe join forces to present a video program showcasing several works by Guy Wouete. A discussion between curator Pierre Beaudoin, initiator of the project, and the artist will follow the screening.
Guy Wouete’s videos address issues such as migration, borders, identity, displacement, non-places. Some of his works, in which reality goes beyond fiction, engage critically with the surrounding world, confronting political, economical and societal paradoxes.
Next Week (2010) – 4 min. 49 sec.
D’ici là... (2015) – 7 min. 10 sec.
Volcano (2008) – 5 min. 09 sec.
Echo Between (2009) – 5 min. 13 sec.
After Walls (2009) – 3 min. 50 sec.
La Liste est Longue. (2006-2007) – 2 min. 26 sec.
Burka (non tu dois poser des questions) (2013) –
3 min. 14 sec.
Ouidah Return (2007) – 1 min. 09 sec.
Born in Douala, Cameroon, Guy Wouete divides his time between his hometown and Antwerp (Belgium). Recipient of numerous prizes, he has participated in many biennials and festivals, among them, the Havana Biennale, Les Rencontres de Bamako and recently, the Toronto Images Festival.
Engaged in the visual and media arts milieu for 30 years, Pierre Beaudoin is a consultant, curator and performance artist. His curatorial practice focuses on contemporary African art.
Dazibao receives financial support from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the ministère de la Culture et des Communications and the Ville de Montréal.