Education Family Open House: Workshop

Free admission
Date and time
Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 12:30 PM

The Fondation Phi’s Education and Public Engagement team invites parents, friends and children to its Family Open House, which will take place on Sunday, August 18, from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. Discover our exhibition Yoko Ono: LIBERTÉ CONQUÉRANTE/GROWING FREEDOM through our Family Activity Kit and take part in our art workshop The World Is Full of Everything It Needs, which will be offered on a drop-in basis all afternoon.

During The World Is Full of Everything It Needs, each participant will receive a grapefruit. Participants must think of places, actions and objects that will be inscribed on the skin of their grapefruit with a marker. Through a game of association, the words on the fruits will become tangible instructions, partitions or poems: little works of art you can take home and eat!

The World is Full of Everything It Needs was developed in collaboration with Montreal-based artist karen elaine spencer.

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karen elaine spencer

born: year of the silverfish

early childhood: softly sang stories to crumpled-up tissues in the back seat of the family car

adolescence: ran away from home to study the fine art of forgetfulness

at present: creates workshops for artists she admires. infiltrates government offices, train stations, metros, and parks to transmit secret messages. she is a rambler, loiterer, metro rider, dream listener, onion peeler, and sitter. she paints, writes, points, and pirouettes.

Photo: Daniel Fiset

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