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“These movements form their own cyclical temporal pattern, layered on top of the optical tessellation, to suggest how human beings and their non-human kin are the sum of everything that happened in the past, and will constitute an integral part of what takes place in the future—that everything is connected, fluid, and constantly changing.”

Exhibition: “Patterns of Belonging,” by Caroline Monnet, Centre d'exposition L'Imagier, November 4, 2022 — February 5, 2023.


Keywords: exhibitions, curatorial practice, art, contemporary, Caroline Monnet, video, animation, projection, sculpture, sand, construction, fabric, bag, sack, patterns, geometry, motifs, Indigenous, Algonquin, Anishinaabe, land, belonging, territory, terrain, topography, Ottawa River, colonialism, settler, extraction, dispossession, assimilation, urban, environment, city, façade, building, architecture, construction, Aylmer, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Image: Caroline Monnet and Amin Alsaden