Thursday, April 2
Panel discussion @ the MAI Café (3680 Jeanne-Mance, suite 103), 6 p.m., free.
Presented within the framework of the exhibition Hochelaga Revisited, curator Ryan Rice will facilitate a discussion at First Nations’ representation in the Montreal arts and culture. Invited speakers include an art history professor from Concordia, a writer/director, and an artist/curator.
Friday, April 3
Back Off! @ the CEDA (2515 Delisle), 12:30-9 p.m., free.
The Women’s Studies Association of Concordia and the Centre des Femmes de l’UQAM bring you the second edition of Back Off!: Dissident Representations in Art and Social Movements, a day of conferences and workshops focusing on political art as a catalyst for social change. Back Off! offers bilingual activities, on-site childcare, access to people with reduced mobility, and free food.
Saturday, April 4-Sunday, April 5
Spiral Jetty1 @ unknown location, 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., free.
The public is invited to be part of an event that mixes film, performance, and architecture. Twenty people will be asked to a secret location to follow instructions on iPods. They’ll be filmed during the 30-minute event, three experimental shorts will be made, and participants will be invited to view them at a later screening. To reserve, call (514) 662-8455 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 5