There are no limits: The Work of Herménégilde Chiasson
This collaborative venture between the Dalhousie Art Gallery and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, surveyed the multidisciplinary work of prominent Acadian artist Herménégilde Chiasson. In mid-career, his work was ripe for critical attention, not only within the Acadian context but also in the specific arenas of Francophone film and literature, and the wider world of contemporary visual art in general. Exhibition curator Charlotte Townsend-Gault selected from Chiasson's works in printmaking, painting, graphic design, mixed media installation, film, and poetry. The catalogue included a critical essay on his visual work by Townsend-Gault. Additional essays by Moncton-based Prof. Raoul Boudreau (on Chiasson's Governor-General-Award-nominated poetry) and Paris-based film critic Allain Masson (on Chiasson's wide-ranging films, dealing with everything from the expulsion of the Acadians to beat poet Jack Kerouac's association with French-speaking Canada) complete the fully bilingual catalogue.
- Publication Credits
- Exhibition Title
- Herménégilde Chiasson
- Raoul Boudreau, Herménégilde Chiasson, Alain Masson, Charlotte Townsend-Gault
- Canada, Collage, Installation, Mixed Media
- There are no limits: The Work of Herménégilde Chiasson, 27 August - 10 October 1999