Friday, June 2, 2017

4th Rosemère International Caricature Biennial

The City of Rosemère, in the lower Laurentians, will present, from Friday June 2 to Sunday June 4, the fourth edition of its' International Caricature Biennial, in the H.-J.-Hemens Municipal Library . 

The 2017 edition will be held under the honorary chairmanship of Serge Chapleau, editorial cartoonist at La Presse.

Well known for his creation of Gérard D. Laflaque, Chapleau has published, since 1993, a collection of his best caricatures entitled L’année Chapleau

In a nod to Montreal’s 375th anniversary, participating caricaturists will be presenting works with a metropolitan flavor showcasing events and personalities that have influenced the city’s history. 

Throughout the weekend, visitors can take in exhibitions of caricatures and editorial cartoons produced by renowned caricaturists. 

They will also have the opportunity of participating in live caricature workshops as well as various conferences and round table discussions on this topic. 

Finally, the event’s international facet will involve a projection of caricatures of US President Donald Trump produced by various artists from around the world. 

Friday June 2

10 am to 3 pm
School visits and workshops on caricature art

Saturday June 3

11 am to 3 pm

Live caricatures (at the library and Pioneers Park)
11 am to noon
Workshop on digital caricature

11 am to 3 pm

Art activity for children: Caricatures and creatures

1 pm to 2 pm
Conference on Albéric Bourgeois, editorial cartoonist at La Presse between 1905 and 1957 – with Nancy Perron, Ph.D. student in Art History at the University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM)

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm 
Conference on caricature

Sunday June 4

11 am to 3 pm 
Live caricatures (at the library and Pioneers Park)

1 to 2 pm 
Conference on Aislin's 50-year career - with Christian Vachon of the McCord Museum.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm 
Round table with guest cartoonists

Throughout the weekend

10 am to 4 pm (except on Friday - 3 pm)

Exhibition and projection of caricatures and editorial cartoons: Montreal Chronicles, 1837-2017 — a selection of caricatures from the McCord Museum

50 years of Aislin’s career exhibition

in the atrium 
Serge Chapleau exhibition

in the activities hall 
Projection of international caricatures on Donald Trump

in the library
Exhibition of works by various cartoonists: BadoGoldstynGarnotteLacroixRoland Pier, etc.


More photos of the event on Flickr.

At the restaurant with the organizers of the Biennial and cartoonists Chapleau, Bado and Garnotte.

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