Impressions of a City, Montreal Through a Pinhole by Photographer Guy Glorieux

From February 3 to May 27, 2012

This exhibition has ended.

Image - Sténopé de Guy Glorieux


This exhibition will present 18 large black-and-white photographs -- some up to five metres in length -- taken with a pinhole camera. Mr. Glorieux, working with this technique for more than 12 years, uses a rudimentary camera composed of a box pierced with a tiny hole about 1.5 mm in diameter. The hole allows light to enter and imprints an image on paper or photographic film placed at the back of the box.

Visitors will discover the many faces of the city, from new neighbourhoods to iconic places and buildings. They will be intrigued by images of the Quartier des spectacles (entertainment district), the Sun Life building, and the Jacques Cartier Bridge, all of which are presented in a mysterious and often surprising light.

This exhibition is produced in collaboration with UMA, La Maison de l'image et de la photographie.


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