OFFTA is an artistic event created by Montreal artists which focuses on contemporary creations and the encounter of various art forms. In May, OFFTA will be taking over Place Émilie-Gamelin to present outdoor performances and display art installations to showcase the creativity of montreal artist community. There will also be a number of FREE activities and events to take part in.
1. Kermesse Etre Riche
Thurdsay May 14th, 5pm
The kermess kicks off the festivities with a public debate session where the public is invited to voice their opinions. this will be followed by a number of activities including theatrical sport, something they call "Plyball", a mythic karaoke and a immersive white fishing cabin.
2. Dominique Pétrin Art Installation
Starting May 14th
Dominique Pétrin creates architectures using everyday objects to diverse pattern-covered environments.
3. Pierre Kwenders DJ set
Friday May 15th, 5pm
Progressive Congolese rumba and Afro-electro beats.
4. L’Eau Du Bain Sound Installation
May 14th-17th, 21st-24th and 28th-31st, 5pm to 7pm
Interactive sound, fishing cabin simulation environment.
May 14th-17th, 21st-24th and 28th-31st, from 5 to 7pm
Plyball is a new sport invented by Gabriel Plante.
6. La Grande Fente
Friday May 15th, 22nd & 29th, 5pm
Pop-Up choreography by several dancers with songs performed by artists on site.
Saturday May 16th, 3pm
Art installation featuring six human habitats from different cultural backgrounds.
8. Les Residence Mixoff
From May 16th to May 26th
Artistic dialogue that will feature creations from Belgium and Quebec.
9. Karaoké extérieur
Sunday May 17th, 24th and 31st, from 1pm to 5pm
Come and sing your favorite songs in public for everyone to see.
10. Dear Criminals
Friday May 22nd, 5pm
Charles Lavoie, Frannie Holder and Vincent Legault 3 musical multi-talented artists.
Saturday May 23rd, 6pm
A living installation that explores human landscapes and rituals.
Friday May 29th, 5pm
Camille Poliquin the solo musical project featuring both electronic and pop music
Saturday May 30th, 6pm
Ambulatory path in which the thread and the body are intertwined.