Lajoie-Bergeron_Crack house
Gabrielle Lajoie-Bergeron Crack House – Malartic, 2016.
Photo : courtesy of the artist

From the world’s constant flow of recycled images, Gabrielle Lajoie-Bergeron catches details with her brush. She carefully notes the relief of a derelict house, some twisted floral motifs, animal coats, local or exotic foliage. Wild colours, bursting brushstrokes, and emotive distortions sound out a familiar tune that touches the viewer directly. Her painting cultivates our sensory knowledge while generating our empathy for the planet.

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