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Aug 8-10 Aquart Pascal’s underwater exhibition in Québec

8e édition d’Aquart, à Thetford-Mines dans la carrière de Flinkote du 8 au 10 août 2014:  AQUART Festival, Thetford-Mines, Canada

 

Aquart 2014, Québec
I will have a gallery of more than 50 paintings immersed for Aquart, the famous dive Festival in Canada !!!.A total of 250 artpieces will be shown in the ”Flintkote quarry”, Thetford-Mines, Québec. August 8-10, 2014. Our main event, 8th edition. Pics coming soon.

Previous Pascal’s exhibition with AQUART

Watch the movie by Nathalie Lasselin (Pixnat) about my exhibition in 2010 and the making of The Matador. On YouTube
More infos and Press release:
AQUART, Our Philosophy

AQUART CONCEPT
www.aquart.ca
aquart2009@yahoo.ca
louisbd@aquart.ca
1-819-346-6246

Source : Louis Boisclair Daignault

 

VISITEURS:
AQUART, 8ième édition à Thetford-Mines, est heureux de vous présenter les nouvelles galeries sous-marines de 2012, avec la participation de David Martel, Jean-Louis Courteau, Pascal Lecocq, Dominique Serafini, Nathalie Lasselin, Jeffrey Gallant, Jo-Ann Wilkins, Dominique Danvoye, Priscillia McNally, Mélanie Gingras, et plusieurs autres artistes.
Le site de Flintkote sera ouvert au public du vendredi 8 au dimanche 10 août inclus, de 9:00 à 17:00. Une plongée de nuit sera autorisée, sans supervision, le samedi soir, pour les personnes qualifiées.
Aucune réservation n’est nécessaire. L’entrée est au coût de 20 $ par personne qui se met à l’eau pour visiter les 250 oeuvres. 130 oeuvres à la pente école entre 5 et 60 pieds, et 120 oeuvres à la falaise le long des parois rocheuses proches de la surface.

 

Aug 12-14: AQUART Festival, Thetford-Mines, Canada

Aug 12-14: AQUART Festival, Thetford-Mines, Québec.

Pics by freediver © Christiane Hébert, AQUART 2012.

Aquart 2012, Québec
I will have a gallery of more than 50 paintings immersed for Aquart, te famous dive Festival in Canada !!!.A total of 250 artpieces will be shown in the ”Flintkote quarry”, Thetford-Mines, Québec. August 12-13-14, 2012. Our main event, 6th edition.
More infos and Press release:
AQUART, Our Philosophy
Communiqué de presse 2010 (in French)Le concept original du Festival AQUART est de “promouvoir et allier les Arts, les activités subaquatiques et l’environnement, tous réunis dans le même bassin, avec l’eau comme support de la vie et écrin de ces trois entités.” (Fabrice Vanhoutte, Président de AQUART).
Watch the movie by Nathalie Lasselin (Pixnat) about my exhibition in 2010 and the making of The Matador. On YouTube

Previous Pascal’s exhibition: 2010, 2011, 2012 in Montreal

 

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Feb 25th: Montreal in Lights, Aquart

   

 

AQUART à la “NUIT BLANCHE” de “MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRES”
I had a gallery of 30 paintings immersed for my new exhition with the dive Festival AQUART in Canada !!!.

Montreal High Lights Festival- Montreal at Night at the Olympic Stadium.
Over 150 works of art were presented in the Olympic pool and more than 1,300 people attended the exhibition held throughout the night. To see pictures of this event, take a look at our photo gallery. (coming soon)

See my exhibitions with Aquart in 2011 at the Swimming pool of the Olympic park, Montreal.

 

Aug 12-14: Aquart 2011, thetfort-Mines, Quebec

pic Aquart maurice leblanc   pic Aquart maurice leblanc

Aquart 2011, Québec
I had a gallery of 60 paintings immersed for a dive Festival in Canada !!!.

A total of 250 artpieces were shown in lakes and the Saint Lawrence River within 3 exhibitions for the 2011 festival.

After the 3 exhibitions in 2010 (Thetford-Mines, Gatineau, Brockville) , after the 2 this year in Montreal and Brockville, ON, 60 of my paintings will be immersed at the Aquart main event at the Flintkote Quarry in Thetford-Mines, Qc, August 12-14, exactly at the school ramp (20-50 feet).

More than 250 artworks exhibited by Jean-Louis Courteau ( a great, great white shark !), Jo-Ann Wilkins (photos), Jason deCaires Taylor (scupt…ures from the MUSA of Cancun), the Cousteau team adventures in comics, and many others…

You’ll be able to dive also in the permanent collection of the Underwater Museum where my Matador on the Sphere (2010), still there, will be moved from the bottom to a more accessible location near the galleries during the Festival.

Watch the making of and the 2010 exhibition filmed by Nathalie Lasselin (Pixnat)

http://www.pascal-lecocq.com/news.2011.php?id=144

and in pictures on Facebook
Direction at www. aquart.ca

pic Aquart maurice leblanc  pic Aquart maurice leblanc

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Feb 26th Montreal High Light Festival

pic © Jo-Ann Wilkins - AQUART 2011   pic © Jo-Ann Wilkins - AQUART 2011

MONTREAL, Hight Light Festival – Nuit Blanche à Montréal – Aquart Galerie au fond de l’eau

40 of my paintings are exhibited with other great artworks during the Aquart exhibition at the Olympic Swimming Pool in Montreal.
AQUART à la “NUIT BLANCHE” de “MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRES”.

une galerie d’art avec masque et tuba tout en vous baignant ! Cette activité inusitée s’offre à vous pour une nuit seulement à Montréal. Sous une musique d’ambiance, admirez les œuvres de plus d’une vingtaine d’artistes, dont Pascal Lecocq, David Martel, Jean-Louis Courteau et Dominique Danvoye. Sur place, location d’équipement d’apnée.

Piscine du centre Sportif du Parc Olympique   Saturday, February 26 · 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Montreal Festival Website

Pics © Jo-Ann Wilkins – AQUART  Jo-Ann full album Website  Aquart Website

pic © Jo-Ann Wilkins - AQUART 2011   pic © Jo-Ann Wilkins - AQUART 2011

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Sept. 8: AQUART permanent exhibition, Flintkotte Quarry, Quebec

pic Aquart 2010, Pascal's sphere ready pic Aquart Spheres ready to be immersed

Aquart 2010Flintkotte Quarry, Thetford Mines, Québec
During the 1st exhibition of AQUART 2010, in the workshop of the Aquartistes, five huge half-spheres of 4 feet by 8, were painted by the artists under the eyes and sometimes with the collective complicity of the public. Pascal Lecocq realized a new version of his “Matador”. The half-spheres are immersed in the Flintkote Quarry , added to the permanent works which AQUART leaves at the bottom of water every year since 2008.

Pics and video of the making of the spheres in Flintkote, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Aug 6-7-8 and of the installation underwater coming soon.

pic Aquart 2010, Pascal's sphere in progress
pic Aquart 2010, Pascal's sphere in progress
pic Aquart 2010, spheres to be immersed
 

Sept. 4-5: AQUART 2d exhibition, Quebec

pic Aquart Mike Grebler pic Aquart Jean-Louis Courteau

Pics by Mike Grebler, left, Jean-Louis Courteau, right at the Morrison Quarry, Sept.4

Aquart 2010, Québec
I have a gallery of 50 paintings immersed for the 2nd exhibition of AQUART 2010 in Canada !!!.

A total of 150 artpieces are shown in Carriere Morrison, Gatineau, North of Ottawa, Québec.

More pics of the Gallery Underwater at the previous exhibition in Flintkote, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Aug 6-7-8.

More infos and Press release:
About the exhibition underwater AQUART August 2010(pdf, Aug.16, 2010)
AQUART, Our Philosophy
Communiqué de presse 2010 (in French)

 

Aug 6-8: AQUART Festival, Quebec

pic Aquart Jean-Louis Courteau pic Aquart Jean-Louis Courteau

Aquart 2010, pic by Jean-Louis Courteau


pic Aquart martin Fortier pic Aquart martin Fortier

Aquart 2010, pic by Martin Fortier

Aquart 2010, Québec
I have a gallery of 50 paintings immersed for a dive Festival in Canada !!!.

A total of 200 artpieces are shown in lakes and the Saint Lawrence River within 3 exhibitions.

Carriere Flintkote, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Aug 6-7-8,

More pics of the Gallery Underwater

More infos and Press release:
About the exhibition underwater AQUART August 2010(pdf, Aug.16, 2010)
AQUART, Our Philosophy
Communiqué de presse 2010 (in French)

Le concept original du Festival AQUART est de “promouvoir et allier les Arts, les activités subaquatiques et l’environnement, tous réunis dans le même bassin, avec l’eau comme support de la vie et écrin de ces trois entités.” (Fabrice Vanhoutte, Président de AQUART).

AQUART

AQUART, montage by Jean-Louis Courteau/P.Lecocq

pic Aquart 2010

 
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