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A 10-day carnival freak show art exhibit is coming to Montreal next month

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DH Montreal Staff Sep 26, 2017 10:35 am 412

Halloween is right around the corner so why not get into the spooky spirit at the Humanorium.

This fair celebrates the strange and unusual and is a nod to the travelling carnivals of the 19th and 20th century.

But this carnival comes with a twist as all of its attractions are created by contemporary artists.

Take a ride on the shopping-cart carousel, check out cabinets of curiosities packed with assorted sculptures, photographs and soundscapes. And don’t miss the bone-chilling Museum of Death. It’s part travelling exhibit, part freak show and a perfect event to check out as the Halloween season kicks off!

Humanorium will feature works from the following artists: 

  •  Le Carrousel, BGL (Quebec, CA
  • Le Musée de la mort, Jack Burman (Toronto, CA)
  •  Le Treak show, Joan Fontcuberta (Barcelona, SP)
  • La Chambre des curiosités 1, Djino Cantin (Quebec, CA)
  • La Chambre des curiosités 2, Louis Fortier (Montreal, CA)
  • Le Petit acousmonium, Érick d’Orion (Montreal, CA)
  • Le Stand de tir, Marc Séguin (Montreal, CA)
  • Sirenomena, Dgino Cantin (Québec, CA)
  • Zoltar le cadavre exquis, Théâtre Rude Ingénierie (Quebec, CA)
  • La Machine à vue, Eruoma Awashish and Nicolas Lévesque (Roberval / Saguenay, CA)

Humanorium is part of Montreal KM3 public art walk so be sure to check out other works around the city!

Humanorium

Where: Jardins Gamelin – Place Émilie-Gamelin

When: October 5 to 15, 2017

Time: Mon. Fri: 11:30 am to 9 pm
Sat. to Sun: 10 am to 9 pm
*Sun. Oct. 15: 10 am to 6 pm

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