“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.
With issue 109, Espace, the new generation, completes its first lap around the track. While the first two issues focused on “Re-Thinking Sculpture?,” this third issue features the diorama, as put forward in contemporary art. Although the diorama initially had a purely dramatic purpose, since it created an optical illusion, over the years, it became a three-dimensional object, gaining a new vocation towards the end of the 19th century, particularly in natural history museums. Thus, from its origins of pure entertainment, the diorama could henceforth also assume an educational purpose.
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.
published in January 2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
21,9 x 27,8 cm (softcover)
128 pages (ill.)
currently out of stock