FADO PUBLICATION LAUNCH: Alain-Martin Richard / Performances, Manoeuvres and other Hypotheses for Disappearing

FADO Performance Art Centre is proud to host the Toronto launch of a major new publication on the work of Quebec artist, Alain-Martin Richard.

Wednesday June 18, 2014

Artscape Youngplace

180 Shaw Street, Toronto


Alain-Martin Richard

Performances, manuvres et autres hypothses de disparition

Performances, Manoeuvres and other Hypotheses for Disappearing

Edited by Paul Couillard and Alexandra Liva

Published by FADO Performance Inc., Sagamie dition d'art, Les Causes perdues in

414 pp, with index

Including DVD documentation of The Route To Rose project 2006

Regular price: $40 plus shipping


ISBN 978-0-9730883-3-5 FADO

ISBN 978-2-923612-38-6 SAGAMIE

Dive into the unique creative journey of artist Alain-Martin Richard with the launch of an impressive new bilingual monograph. In this book, authors Paul Couillard, Doyon/Demers, Hlne La Roche, Paul Ouellet, Nicolas Reeves, Clive Robertson, Guy Sioui Durand and Marianne Trudel join Alain-Martin Richard to provide a comprehensive picture of Richard's career and practice, from his theatrical experiments of the 1970s to his global "manoeuvres" in the 2000s.

The evening is the culmination of several years of work by its co-publishers, Paul Couillard for FADO and Nicholas Pitre for SAGAMIE. Come join Alain-Martin Richard, editor Paul Couillard and publisher FADO as we celebrate this important occasion.


Alain-Martin Richard lives and works in Quebec. As an artist, he has presented manoeuvre and performance works in North America, Europe and Asia. He also works as a curator, critic and essayist, publishing articles in numerous journals on theatre, performance, installation and manoeuvre. He was a member of the former collectives Inter/Le Lieu and The Nomads , and remains active with Les Causes perdues in and Folie/Culture. His works often deploy multiple planes of reality as in l'Atopie textuelle 2000 and The Route to Rosa 2006. Alain-Martin Richard is currently a visiting professor at Laval University's School of Visual Arts. His most recent manoeuvre project, Le bloc que j'habite, was just presented at the seventh edition of Manif d'art.

FADO PUBLICATION LAUNCH: Alain-Martin Richard / Performances, Manoeuvres and other Hypotheses for Disappearing

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