ARCMTL and the Musée des ondes Emile Berliner have joined forces for the first-ever web-streamed Montreal edition of Basement Tapes Day, a showcase of found sounds and vintage audio formats! Tune in to the livestream of the event through the Zoom link that will be posted on its Facebook event page here.

Expozine programming will take place online from December 1 – 6 this year, with a hybrid fair planned to take place online and at the Société des arts technologiques (SAT), 1201 Saint-Laurent, on December 5 – 6 (if the conditions at the time permit). The application form for the hybrid version of the Expozine fair is available here.

Our first festival and conference of this new COVID-19 era, Expozine’s sister fair Volume 3 MTL : Art and the Book, our third annual celebration of artists’ books and art publishing, began online from October 1 to 4 and continued through the first annual Art Book Month in October. Check out all the artists’ presentations, discussions, visits to artists’ studios on our Youtube playlist here.

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