10th Edition Launch

10th Edition Launch


This year we celebrate our 10th Rencontres by returning to its foundations: the encounter.

At the core of our event, encounters forge relationships, reduce distances, bring works and those who create them closer. Each edition is intimately entwined with the artistic adventures and territories that make up a great 800-kilometer exhibition trail around the Gaspé Peninsula.

We’ve made the journey 10 times, brought together more than 250 artists from here and elsewhere, and presented hundreds of works at the heart of this landscape, where no one would expect to see them. Encounters have taken place between works and visitors, between stories and settings, between the public and artists, between communities from here and there, between you and us. In journeying 8,000 kilometers, we all of us have grown closer to one another. We’ve created and reflected together. We’ve looked into what allows us to share a dialogue, to build thoughts and communal things, despite geographic or cultural separation.



Launch AT Occurrence, MontrEal


Join us on Thursday, May 23! 

On Thursday, May 23, come discover the programming and meet the artists and the Rencontres team at the launch of the event’s 10th edition, which runs from July 15 to September 30, 2019.

> Unveiling of the artists
> Presentation of the exhibitions and installations
> Preview of the tour in the Gaspé, to come from August 15 to 18, 2019


5455 avenue De Gaspé, Montreal • Space 108



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