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Thinking about Eco-Friendly Costumes

Anne-Catherine Lebeau + Ivanie Aubin-Malo +
Marilène Bastien + Julie Fournier +
Kate Lecours

How can we adapt costume design in the current context of environmental crisis? What changes are necessary, and what barriers are in the way? Drawing on their informative experiences, artists from various backgrounds propose actions to change our modes of consumption and create differently.

In association with Association des professionnel·le·s des arts de la scène du Québec (APASQ) + Écoscéno

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Anne-Catherine Lebeau (Ecosceno) Moderator

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Ivanie Aubin-Malo (Montreal) Guest

Wolastoq and Quebecois dancer, choreographer and curator Ivanie Aubin-Malo invests herself in projects that reflect on ecology and human ethics regarding our environment.

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Marilène Bastien (Montreal) Guest

Marilène Bastien is a set and costume designer. She has collaborated with many renowned choreographers, including Louise Bédard, Virginie Brunelle, Sylvain Émard, Catherine Gaudet, Hélène Langevin, Alan Lake, Ginette Laurin, Ismaël Mouaraki, Anne Plamondon, Jacques Poulin-Denis and Manuel Roque.

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Julie Fournier (Montreal) Guest

Julie Fournier graduated from Concordia University in 2020, where she studied scenography, with a specialization in costume design.

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Kate Lecours (Montreal) Guest

A 2006 graduate of Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Québec (with a specialization in scenography), Kate Lecours has worked in theatre, fashion, and costume design.

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