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French Kiss

Maria Legault

Curated By: Sally Frater

September 10 - September 10, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 10

Coinciding with the Supercrawl street festival, Maria Legault will stage a performance as the character Marie-Minou Miaou Miaou. Using a colloquial turn of phrase as the point of origin for the work, Legault will present a contemporary interpretation of the kissing booth tradition that often takes place during street carnivals. WithFrench Kiss the artist employs humour as a means of acknowledging and dislodging the pejorative epithets and behaviours ascribed to French Canadians.