Armed with headphones and his or her imagination, the Tête-à-tête spectator adopts the perspective of the artist, as though being told a personal secret. An artist of the body, imagery and sublime lighting, Stéphane Gladyszewski proposes an immersive experience for two that is at the crossroads of a theatre of objects, an optical installation and an existential tale. Invited to tuck one’s face into a mask embedded in a small wall, the spectator’s gaze becomes narrowly focused, like peering through a keyhole. By merging his vision with that of the performer, viewer and performer connect through eye contact as a staged portrayal unfolds. Tête-à-tête is a simple and ingenious private showing, an intimate encounter that questions the identity of one spectator at a time. Fifteen minutes of tacit subjectivity... by appointment only. One spectator at a time   Duration: 15 minutes From 12 noon to 6 p.m. 12 – 12:20 – 12:40 – 1:00 – 2:20  – 2:40 – 3:00 – 3:20 – 4:40 – 5:00 – 5:20 – 5:40 Places limited!



This piece was made possible thanks to financial support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Montreal Arts Council.

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