Musée d’artwork contemporain de Montréal presents
The digital exhibition
Leonard Cohen: A Crack in The whole lot
After the monumental success of the exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in The whole lot, inaugurated on the MAC in 2017, the Musée has the good pleasure to launch the digital exhibition of the identical title. Impressed by the unique, the digital exhibition Leonard Cohen : A Crack in The whole lot stands aside from the one proven within the Museum. This wealthy presentation consists of some fifty works from the MAC assortment along with bringing collectively the works and songs from the unique exhibition, which the general public so loved and beloved.
Totally bilingual and accessible, the exhibition is freely obtainable on-line for 3 years (till February 12, 2024) in Canada solely: https://expocohen.macm.org/en/discover
With this digital exhibition, the MAC presents guests a timeless second by immersing themselves within the distinctive universe of the good Leonard Cohen, seen by the lens of latest artwork. A novel alternative to see once more the excellent items of the unique exhibition, whereas additional discovering the extent, variety and relevance of the works within the MAC assortment.
Discovering up to date artwork whereas exploring the world of Leonard Cohen
A formidable audiovisual immersion, the digital exhibition explores the common side of Cohen’s predominant themes that illuminated his poetry and huge musical repertoire, whereas uncovering the numerous hyperlinks that may be drawn with up to date artwork.
The exhibition is split into 4 principal themes omnipresent in Cohen’s physique of labor: Poetic Thought, Spirituality & Humility, Love and Loss & Longing. Guests can chart their very own on-line journey, selecting to benefit from the present’s ample documentary assets both by heading to the Discover part, or by choosing particular person works or artists within the Gallery part. Every part presents the viewer an alternate entry to the exhibition’s huge content material, a few of which is exclusive to this on-line version: a whole lot of photos, audio and video extracts, artists’ quotes and biographies, in addition to songs, interviews, poems and self-portraits by Cohen.
Giving the viewers a voice
The exhibition underscores the evocative and intensive energy of the spoken and written phrase in Cohen’s work. To this finish, the part Echo gathers the private accounts and firsthand reactions of the viewers, collated in audio and written format. Certainly, the MAC invitations the general public to proceed sharing their impressions on social media utilizing the hashtag #cohenetmoi.
Lastly, the part Context presents the viewer a presentation of the digital exhibition itself, an introduction to its principal themes and artists, in addition to ten pivotal biographical moments within the lifetime of Leonard Cohen.