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TWO NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM THE MAI
(Montréal, arts interculturels)



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Hochelaga Revisited
Artists: Jason Baerg, Lori Blondeau, Martin Loft, Cathy Mattes, Nadia Myre
& Ariel Lightningchild Smith
Text by curator Ryan Rice
In French and English
40 pp / colour illustrations / soft cover / 8 ½ x 8 ½ inches
ISBN : 978-2-9809292-3-6
Price : 10$

Using various media – text, painting, video, photography, and performance, [these artists] take on Montreal as First Nations urban territory.  Refuting Hochelaga’s vanishing narrative, they depict personal experiences that cast a light on the still existent – yet often ignored and marginalized Indigenous presence in the city.

– Ryan Rice



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Shié Kasai: Survival Japanese Cooking
Texts by Zoë Chan, Shié Kasai, Tatiana Mellema
In French & English
132 pp / colour illustrations / soft cover / 6’’ x 6’’
ISBN 978-2-9809292-4-3
Price: $12

In Survival Japanese Cooking, food and the act of eating function as a simple yet potent metaphor for the intercultural encounters – sometimes congenial, sometimes difficult – that play out at a street level on a daily basis between people, thus contributing to the evolution of a society - visiting a supermarket is like looking at the inside of a cultural fridge
– Shié Kasai


For more information or to purchase : 514-982-1812, ext 224, or visualarts@m-a-i.qc.ca


About the MAI
Presenter, facilitator, and mentor, the MAI is the only organization within the Montreal and Canadian contemporary art milieu that is specifically mandated to promote contemporary intercultural artistic practices.  Featuring a theatre and gallery, the MAI encourages research, reflection, exchange, and dialogue between various communities, its mission is to support the creation, presentation, and promotion of intercultural arts for diverse publics.

Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des arts et des letters du Québec, Ville de Montréal and the Ministère des communications et de la culture du Québec, as part of the Entente sur le développement culturel de Montréal 2008-2012.


More information :
Karl-Philip Marchand Giguère
514 982-1812, ext. 227
comm@m-a-i.qc.ca

MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels)
3680, Jeanne Mance, bureau 103
Montréal, Québec
H2X 2K5
www.m-a-i.qc.ca


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