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Introduction Augmented reality is the effect of superimposing content over reality by viewing it through a mobile device, or special glasses or other screen. The effect only works if the viewing device knows how to identify a “target” and has an app installed which can then generate the related augmented reality content. Creating an augmented reality artwork is as simple as downloading an app that can relate an image of

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The Montreal Printed Arts Festival Presents: Print Augmented, a Distroboto project Friday 12th, 2:00 – 3:30pm WIP (Work in Progress) – 3487 Saint-Laurent, 1st floor, free admission Facebook event After months of research and workshops exploring the potential for integrating augmented reality with printed art, we’re very excited to share the results with you during the Montreal Printed Arts Festival at the WIP! Montreal’s internationally reknowned expert in the field,

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Grande 2019

18.03.2019

GRANDE Print Art Fair Montreal Printed Arts Festival April 13 – 14, 12h – 18h WIP (Work In Progress), 3487 St-Laurent (accessible), free admission Facebook Event The GRANDE Print Art Fair brings together more than 50 artists and organizations selling posters and printed art in the context of the Montreal Printed Arts Festival. Silkscreen prints, posters, letterpress, engravings, every form and every new trend in printed art will be on

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Volume 1 MTL Art and the Book ARCMTL is proud to unveil the programme for its newest project, Volume 1 MTL : an Art Book Fair prefaced with a week full of presentations, workshops and discussions about artists’ books and books on art. This programme invites the curious to discover places and people that are at the core of artists’ book production in Montreal, and take in presentations of recent

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Le Divan Orange

16.03.2018

Le Divan Orange is a co-operative cultural space, opened in 2004 by a collective of people who had previously been involved in the co-op Café Utopique that operated in the 2000s on Ste-Catherine near Berri (now L’Escalier.) Occupying a large shoebox type ground floor that housed a few different bars since the 80s, prior to which it had been a retail location. The name was chosen from the orange divan

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On July 28, 2017, ARCMTL mounted a poster art exhibit in collaboration with Greenland during their 77 Montreal punk music festival. Held outdoors on a beautiful mid-summer day on Parc Jean-Drapeau, this was the first edition of this punk festival. The Montreal punk scene has for many years been known as being particularly nostalgic, with many fans of old-school punk, including bands from the early days of punk in 1977.

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GRANDE Print Art Fair 2017 ARCMTL/ Expozine is proud to present the GRANDE Print Art Fair, gathering more than 60 artists and organizations selling posters and printed art, meet and mingle with the public and showcase the incredible vitality of this artistic community in Montreal. Silkscreen prints, letterpress, engravings, every form and every new trend in printed art will be on display! It’s your only chance each year to discover

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Expo 67 : Avant Garde! at theCinémathèque québécoise, 335 de Maisonneuve E. (corner St-Denis), Montreal Vernissage and projections, May 19, 17h – 22h. Free ! Exhibit : May 19 – 31. Click here to see the Facebook Event. 50 years ago this month, Montreal hosted the largest gathering of avant-garde art and design ever seen! Expo 67 was the 20th century’s most successful World’s Fair, taking place during a time

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Expo 67: Avant Garde! Vernissage, June 1, 17h – 21h; exhibit runs June 1 – 30 2017, Free admission. Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. The event is part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival. Join the Facebook event! 50 years ago this month, Montreal hosted the largest gathering of avant-garde art and design ever seen! Expo 67 was the 20th century’s most successful World’s Fair, taking place during a

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Montreal literary DIALOGUES Featuring Catherine Kidd, Fortner Anderson, Kelly Nora Drukker, Jean-Luc Bonspiel and Natalie Thibault. In partnership with the Blue Metropolis Festival. $8.00 at the door, Le Divan Orange, 4234 St-Laurent, Tuesday, May 2 2017, 21h-00h. On Facebook. A literary dialogue between Montreal’s past and present, English and French. Poets read literary excerpts set in Montreal itself, from the 1800s to the present day, by a wide range of

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POSSIBLES merges art and civic engagement in the perspective of sustainable community development. Once a month throughout the year 2017, POSSIBLES will present the works of 12 artists from various art disciplines in collaboration with 12 creative partnerships in 12 unusual Montreal venues. Possibles 04 will present a new work by Shawn Cotton and Maude Nepveu-Villeneuve, printed by Les Créations de L’Abricot. Featuring readings and live printing! Free ! Thursday

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Moving? Want to free up some space at home? ARCHIVE MONTREAL will gladly take your old zines, books, magazines, posters, photos, cassettes, films, vinyl etc. for conservation in our huge archive of Montreal culture! If you publish your own books or zines or print posters, we could also add copies of your work to our collection. But who are we? Good question! Our collection includes thousands of independent publications and

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