Located in the heart of the Place des Spectacles, the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal opens its 2015 program with an internationally renowned guest: the French artist Sophie Calle. After already touring France, Asia and Turkey, the exhibition Pour la dernière fois et pour la première fois (“For the last and first time”) brings together two projects. La Dernière Image occupies the first room in the museum. Shot in 2010 in Istanbul, and reminiscent of one of Calle’s other works from 25 years ago, Les Aveugles, it follows two blind subjects and records their testimony, leading to a series of powerful portraits and texts where the subjects share the last visual memory they have before losing their sight permanently.
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