12 Umbrellas

12 Umbrellas
mixed media
umbrellas, paraffin wax, plastic wrap, mosquito netting, artificial turf, jute rope, nails, meat skewers, wool and tar, steel wool, fishing line, thread, towelling
170 x 420 x 40 cm
private collection
documentation: – photo©Diane Landry 


  • The Defibrillators, curator: Eve-Lyne Beaudry, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada).


  • The Defibrillators, curator: Eve-Lyne Beaudry, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston (Ontario, Canada); and Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat (Alberta, Canada).
  • 2008
  • Les défibrillateurs, curator: Eve-Lyne Beaudry, Musée d’art de Joliette, Joliette (Quebec, Canada).


  • Risque d'averse, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montréal (Quebec, Canada).
  • Risque d'averse, Centre d'exposition L'Imagier, Aylmer (Quebec, Canada).


  • Risque d'averse, Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec, Canada).
  • 1ère Biennale d'art actuel de Québec, organized by Inter/Le Lieu, presented at La Chambre Blanche, Quebec City (Quebec, Canada).

12 umbrellas have been transformed, losing their usual dress to be covered by materials related to the 12 months of the year.