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Espace art actuel
 

Montreal
Founded in 1987 in Montreal, Espace art actuel is an essential bilingual magazine for the promotion of contemporary art in the field of sculpture, installation and all other art forms associated with the notion of spatiality. Published three times a year (January, May, September) by Centre de diffusion 3D in Montreal, the magazine offers greater visibility to artists from Quebec and across Canada and contributes to the vitality of the local art scene. Since December 2013, Espace magazine has been led by André-Louis Paré.
 
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
This issue addresses the shiver and explores the affective dimension in the field of art. With: Aseman Sabet on Stendhal syndrome; poetic images and waking dreams in contemporary art; the aesthetic shudder, from Nietzsche to Castellucci; Anicka Yi; Myriam Lefkowitz; interview with Sophie Jodoin; the Venice Biennale and Manif d'art 8; reviews and selected publications…

2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sculpture in a Digital World: “Digital Fabrications”; “Assembling the Post-Fordist Social Factory”; “Sculptors And Technology: Beyond The Digital”; Null Object: Gustav Metzger Thinks About Nothing by London Fieldworks; Jesse Colin Jackson's Marching Cubes; the 3D Additivist Cookbook; interviews with Grégory Chatonsky & Dominique Sirois, Erika Lincoln; the 6th edition of La Littorale; reviews and selected publications…

2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Anniversary issue concerned with performance acts in relation to the body as sculpture. Featuring essays on immobility in 1990s performance art, the deadpan inertia of the sculpture-body, immobility in the works of Gathie Falk and Megan Rooney, dialogue between the works of Kimsooja and Emma Hamilton, the relationship berween the human body and the object, the “cadaverous sculptures”, an interview with Sylvie Tourangeau, “Event” section, exhibitions and books reviews…

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Espace is a magazine dedicated to all art forms associated with spatiality. Its 114th issue focuses on the representation of the face in the arts. Contents include an opening text by Jacques Py, “The Native Mask as an Object to Read Identity” by Alexia Pinto Ferretti, “The Double-dealing of the Contemporary Face” by Marion Zilio, “Biometrics, Identity, and the Potential Of the Visage” by Vincent Marquis, “The Face: the Other Of the Portrait?” by André-Louis Paré, “Events” and “Public Artworks” Sections, exhibition reports and book reviews.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Special feature on Fetishism (ready-mades, the aesthetics of commodity, Benoît Pype and Kapwani Kiwanga, interview with Musa paradisiaca…), “Events” section honours artist Mathieu Lefèvre, essay by Jean-Alexandre Perras and Érika Wicky on Tate Britain's exhibition “Sensorium,” exhibitions and books reviews…

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
This issue addresses the notion of (counter-)monuments with essays on National Identity, Immersion Serving Memory, Optical Protocols, Alexandra Pirici's Soft Power, The Kai Dikhas Gallery, Thomas Hirschhorn, The Memorial to the Victims of Communism…

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Special “Migrations & Borders” issue: texts by Bernard Schütze, Geneviève Chevalier, and Michael Blum, Milutin Gubash by Chantal T. Paris, François Morelli by Bernard Lamarche, interview with Aram Han Sifuentes, Dominique Sirois-Rouleau's essay on outdoor art, the usual features…

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Special feature on Ecology, Nicolás Uriburu, interview with Edith Brunette, Kochi-Muziris Biennal, Ariane De Blois on the sculpted body, exhibitions and books reviews…

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
temporarily out of stock
“Diorama” special feature (studies on Xu Zhen's Starving of Sudan and Kent Monkman's Bête Noire, essays on Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and the Persistence of the Diorama, the Diorama as artistic process, Vicky Sabourin's stagings), interview with Nathalie Heinich— in addition to the usual contents.

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
“Re-Thinking Sculpture: Part Two” with two essays by Maxime Coulombe and Marie-Hélène Leblanc, and two interviews with James Nizam and Guillaume La Brie. Also in this issue: “Soundscape as Material” by Josianne Poirier “Monoceros: of the Earth, for the Stars” by RM Vaughan, interview with Derya Akay…

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Espace begins a new cycle with André-Louis Paré as the new magazine editor. This issue introduces a revamped version of the magazine, including a special feature “Re-Thinking Sculpture,” Jeff Thomas, Pierre Huyghe and Philippe Parreno, exhibitions and books' reviews…