Monthly Archives: January 2014

Seripop: Underground Scene to High Art

by Sarah Davidson

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The first time I saw Seripop, they were screaming primal yelps at me above a sweaty sea of Montreal scenesters. That’s not strictly true. On that occasion I was watching AIDS Wolf, the noise music side project of dynamic duo Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau, who were also making art under the name Seripop. The first time I saw the work of Seripop, it was as gig posters, plastered around Montreal in the summer of 2006.  Continue reading

Guided Visit With Marina Roy – Preview

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 Satellite Gallery offered a guided tour of our current show, Moyra Davey: Ornament and Reproach, led by Marina Roy. If you were not able to make it or if you want to listen again, we have recorded the entire talk.  Here is a sneak peek, the full version will be posted within the week.



The Moyra Davey Book Club

by Sarah Davidson

MOYRA DAVEY Dictionaries, 1996 C-Print 24 x 20 inches, 61 x 50.8 cm Edition of 5

There’s a restless energy lurking beneath the droning voice-overs in Moyra Davey’s Les Godesses and, after a while, I have noticed the same in her other work in Ornament and Reproach. In Les Godesses Davey paces the passageways of her apartment and, obliquely, the passageways of her own memory. In the course of my time spent sitting at the Satellite Gallery desk, I’ve probably watched her do this about 17 times, by rough estimate. Her voice hasn’t begun to seem any less monotone, but in our time together video-Davey has recommended some good books to read (see the end of the article for a reading list).   Continue reading