Friday, 06 October 2023


7:00 pm

Vernissage for Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies

Join us for a vernissage to celebrate the exhibition Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies

About the Exhibition

Manuel Mathieu is known for vibrant, colourful paintings that seamlessly merge abstraction with figuration. His work reflects on our intertwined lives, in which the boundaries between the past and present or the personal and political are often blurred. Sharing recollections that depict everyday scenes, Mathieu also blends into his canvases an interrogation of the complex history of his familial homeland, Haiti. By unearthing the traumas of state violence, he addresses issues that remain as urgent today as they have been throughout Haitian history.

Curated by Amin Alsaden

This exhibition is initiated, organized, and circulated by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto; ​sponsored by the TD Ready Commitment; and​ supported by Lead Donors Steven and Lynda Latner and Major Donors Fonds Hamelys, Pamela J. Joyner, and Jay Smith and Laura Rapp. ​

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Image: Manuel Mathieu, The Search, 2017, acrylic, tape, charcoal, chalk, and oil sticks on canvas, 152 x 203 cm, Collection of Loulou Fonteyne.