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Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo will participate, for a third time, in the World Acadian Congress which will be held in 2014 in the territory known as Acadia of the Land and Forests. From August 8 to August 23, 2014, the following exhibitions will be on display in the three host regions. 

Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel

August 8 to August 23, 2014

This exhibition created for the 2014 World Acadian Congress offers a vibrant homage to Claude Roussel, internationally known artist and sculptor. This major exhibition presents a collection of thirty hooked rugs created from original designs by the artist. The porcupine, emblem of the Madawaska region, is also depicted in two additional artworks, one a sculpture created by Roussel, the other a textile art by Danielle Ouellet. 

Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus (New-Brunswick) 
Vernissage : August 11, 2014, Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus, 5 pm to 7 pm

Symphonie en H majeur

August 8 to August 23, 2014

In a swirl of colors and sounds, Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo present their magnificent collection of hooked rugs largely influenced by an eclectic repertoire of music ranging from Elvis Presley to Debussy. Abstract art is the thread that unites this exhibition. A true symphony of colors!

Saint-Benoît de Packington Church, comté de Témiscouata (Québec)
Vernissage : August 10, 2014, Saint-Benoît de Packington Church, 10 am to 12 pm

Divines fenêtres… sâcrées hookeuses!

August 8 to August 23, 2014

This major exhibition is composed of large hooked rugs which all take the form of a window of a church revealing the richness of the religious heritage of Acadia and the beauty of stained glass. This exhibition will also feature a beautiful artwork created by the artisans of Maine’s communities from liturgical stoles. 

Saint-David Church, Madawaska, Aroostook County (Maine)
Vernissage: August 7, 2014, Saint-David Church, Madawaska (Maine), 5 pm to 7 pm

Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel

October 1st, 2014 to January 31, 2015

This major exhibition presents more than thirty hooked mats made from works by Claude Roussel, an artist and sculptor of international repute. The theme of Acadia of the Lands and Forests is beautifully represented in a large collective mosaic. In addition, a sculpture created by Roussel and a tapestry of Danielle Ouellet both highlight the porcupine of Madawaska. These works were initially inaugurated at the 2014 World Acadian Congress. 

Acadian Museum, Université de Moncton, Moncton (New-Brunswick)
Vernissage : October 1st, 2014, Université de Moncton, Acadian Museum, 5 pm.


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