“One year after your death, it still hurts.” This sentence is central to the Michel Huneault exhibition at the Contact gallery, which explores the aftermath of the railway disaster that left 47 dead in Lac-Mégantic, a small city in Quebec in July 2014. The viewer wanders freely through the restored gallery between photographs alternating in lightness and format, like paintings, and the recorded testimonies of the people whose lives were forever changed on that terrible night.
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