Caroline Gagné, artiste

Le bruit des icebergs

[The Noise Of Icebergs]
​Multichannel audiovisual installation

2016

I first gathered material in Newfoundland, making recordings under and on the surface of the water, near the icebergs. 

Le jeu de l’oie

Disklavier, computer and projection
with Patrice Coulombe 

2016

This installation synchronizes a series of patterns created by geese flying in formation across the sky during their migration with a harmonic and melodic layout automatically played on the piano.

Les Altitudes

Improvisations and audio haikus
2014

The feeling of a garden, a tangible and imaginary ecosystem, acts as an anchorage for the explorations, improvisations and audio haikus.

Le temps fait œuvre –
​La chambre cabane

Maison Drouin, Île D'Orléans
2014

​This singular and intimist space is revealed through clues that delicately trace the contours of a past in continuation with the present.

Fonte de glace

Installation and audio art
​with François Lamontagne

2013

Like so many strange fossils, some heating elements taken from various electric devices are trapped in ice.​

Les erres

Interactive installation
2012

Following the images of some ten sets of tracks, the video images of a rising tide wash away the footprints.

Les ALLÉES ET VENUES

​François-Xavier-Garneau College
2011

Three distinct elements make up this installation located at the hedge of the inside and outside spaces of the Nursing teaching pavilion at the François-Xavier-Garneau College, in Quebec City.

CARGO

Sound Installation
2011

In carrying out this project, I first experimented aboard a 300-meter-long container-carrier ship, the MSC Ilona, during a voyage from Charleston (United States) to Antwerp (Belgium).​

We Want Something From You

Sound art
2010

We Want Something From You is a practical experiment and group exhibition organized by Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmensin collaboration with five Canadian and international artists.

Suivre son cours

[Taking It Course]
Parc linéaire de la Rivière-Saint-Charles

2009

Taking its course is inspired by a cement mold created from a section of a trunk of an ash tree that grows on the banks of the Saint-Charles River​.

Défaire ses liens ou rattacher les cordes rompues

2009

In this project, the knot appears to encompass opposed notions of subtlety and rigidity.

Ecluse

Video installation 
with  Patrice Coulombe

2009

The implacable constraint of the frame is also underscored  by this duplication particularly perceptible at the point where the limits are crossed by the ship in motion.

...les sentiers battus

Interactive video installation
2008

The passage of individuals close to the space of presentation, which is a constantly changing work of art, shows us how the wear and tear progressively appears on the landscape​.

Ligne de flottaison

[The Waterline]
Sound and visual installation
​with Patrice Coulombe

2008

The sound, diffused under the image, becomes the space where the object is vanishing under the waterline.​

Soustrait aux regards

Œuvre in situ
2005

First they would hear the soft sound of a cargo engine traveling on the St-Lawrence; and secondly, some mysterious and sparse sounds from sea mammals visiting the same area.

Bruits répandus –
​Moment donné

Sound and drawing
2005

I collected sounds outside a few houses on the Îles-de-la-Madeleine, the same houses which helped me create a series of drawings.

Les maisons de nos jours sont trop isolées

Visual and Sound Installation
2004

This reminds me that the word “solitude” is often mentioned nowadays, even in spite of all the technological progress in the field of communication.​

Déplacement d’air

Web Art
2003

Visitors to the Internet site could see on their screen, following the minutes of their visit, eleven pop-ups (crazy advertising segments), all of them invasive and disorganized.​

Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt

Intervention in a public space
2003

Over a period of a month, in Victoria Park in Granby, I traced the wear and tear of the ground, in order to copy it in a reflecting material.​

Slowly, They Withdraw

Installation
2001

For instance, the cartesian planning of our cities versus the reality of our constant moving within the city.​