May 2017

May 4 to 20, 2017
Opening: Saturday May 6, from 2 to 5pm
Gallery 1

François Miville-Deschênes

Urban Abstractions
I propose to feel the energy and the frenzy of the city by photos taken spontaneously, in continual movement, walking in the streets of Montreal; photos that capture the rhythm of pedestrians that circulate in the city. By using long exposures and the atmosphere of the visited locations, the result is similar to painting by the element colours, blurs and transparencies.
François Miville-Deschênes is a Montreal born artist. He has obtained a BFA in Design Art from Concordia University and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Technologies in Design Art Practice. His first steps in the art world where through sculptural metal work and non-permanent installations. His photographic research started in 2006 in street photography and evolved into abstract photography after several years of experimentations. He has exhibited at Galerie Luz, Galerie l’Espace Blanc and Galerie La Castiglione. His current research focus on abstract photography and video art.