No silent contemplation at the Baie-Saint-Paul Symposium.
No finished works to admire either. Instead, the Symposium is an opportunity to observe creation in action, talk to the artists and gain insight into the making of a work of art. It also brings artists together, in ways that often extend well beyond the time and place of the event.
Educational in mission, the event is convivial in nature. Its unpretentious venue—the municipal arena—is transformed into a vast shared studio. The Symposium is also an opportunity to think and live contemporary art. Myriad ideas are shared during roundtables and seminars. Performances, outdoor projections, public art works and street festivities add to its effervescence. All of Baie-Saint-Paul moves to the rhythm of this major happening where the creative process and interaction go hand in hand.