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I had the impression something special had occurred when the last 6 Elle lines of of poetry were spoken in a lush silence from the loft of Église historique de Barachois, as the last notes of the ensemble delicately reverberated in the mind. Thus ended Conversations2019.
Living in Moncton, New-Brunswick, Julie Forgues obtained her BFA at Universitéde Moncton in 1995 and her MFA Studio –photography at Concordia University in 1999. She has been a faculty member of the Department des arts visuels of Université de Moncton since 2000 as a photography professor and is the Head of department since July 2016.
Greg Everett is a Fredericton based playwright and performer. His plays CARRION BIRDS (2018) and GULLYWHUMP (2019) were winners in the one-act category of the NB Acts festival. Entwined in the supernatural, his works underpin a world of ghosts and monsters with a surreal framework of history and lived experience.
I applied for funding towards completing a new body of work in Bronze for an exhibition as well as to continue explorations through new technologies, material and scale. I wanted to spend time developing a concept that revolved around ceramic forms found in my past work in clay, reaching back 30 years but involving new
Abby Paige is a poet, playwright, and theater maker whose work often traverses borders between countries, languages, peoples, and generations. Her writing has appeared in both countries, in publications including the Arc Poetry Magazine, Room Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Montreal Review of Books, as well as the recent anthology, Heliotrope: French-Heritage Women Create.
Xavier Lord-Giroux is originally from Dieppe. With a degree in drama (Moncton 2013) he is currently applying for a master’s degree in literary studies at the University of Moncton. From 2016 to 2017, he was acting president of the Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA). He has a professional practice in theatre and has become known by the public for writing and directing his work Foreplay/ Les préliminaires in 2018.
“Film is one of the most powerful mediums in the world. It can make you feel things you never thought, react in ways you may never have, or give you hope you may have lost.”