Discussion with JJ Levine at the McCord Museum

Discussion with the artist

Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 6 p.m.

© Jeffrey Alexander Torgerson

Discussion with JJ Levine

Come meet JJ Levine and learn more about his work and the photographs featured in the exhibition JJ Levine: Queer Photographs, a selection drawn from three different series: Queer PortraitsAlone Time, and Switch.

Levine’s work questions the representation of traditional binary gender roles through staged photographs of queer subjects in intimate, domestic settings.

Discussion with Zoë Tousignant, Curator, Photography at McCord Museum.

Lecture in English, followed by a discussion with the public in French and in English.

JJ Levine

JJ Levine is an images-based artist living and working in Tiohti:áke/Montreal known for his compelling body of work in portraiture. Levine holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from Concordia University. He is currently represented by ELLEPHANT Gallery (Montreal), and his work has been exhibited at museums, galleries, and art festivals in Canada, the United States, Mexico, as well as numerous European countries. His artwork and writing have been published in academic journals, including Photography and Culture (UK). Levine’s images have also been featured in art magazines and newspapers internationally, such as CV Photo (Canada), Esse (Canada), Slate (US), The Guardian Observer (UK and US), and Society (France).

Levine was a finalist for the Prix Découverte Louis Roederer in 2019 at the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival (France). In 2015, Levine self-published two artist books: Queer Portraits: 2006- 2015 and Switch. Levine’s artistic practice balances a radical queer agenda with a strong formal aesthetic.

Informations

Free activity, in English, presented on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
Limited seating, reservations required.
Billetterie Weezevent

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