Under the patronage of UNESCO and the United Nations, C!ME
is presented as part of the International Year of Mountains
and is the continuation of a series of artistic events that
have been taking place on the Island of Montreal from September
2002 to April 2003.
Champ Libre has invited five Montreal artists and the architecture
workshop OUPROPO to occupy the 3,500 square meters of 1, Place
Ville-Marie’s main hall in order to interpret the symbolism
of the mountain from an artistic and architectural perspective.
All the while evoking the interactive dynamic that the Mont-Royal
plays in the perception and imaginary of the city, the C!ME
event also seeks to recreate an experience of the mountain
that combines vertigo, disorientation and images frozen in