On the walls: the art you need to see this week

New shows offer up 90s digital nostalgia, tiny things, multi-meaning keywords, Satanic comic art, Montreal from afar, plus a visit from Rouyn-Noranda powerhouse duo Geneviève et Matthieu.

Jennifer x Jennifer

From Jennifer x Jennifer

The fall frenzy of re-opened galleries’ new shows continues this week.

At Eastern Bloc, emergent artists Jennifer Chan and Jennifer Cherniak combine their forces for Jennifer X Jennifer, an exhibit that explores the rapid aesthetic and technological changes that accompanied the expansion of Internet and computer use in the ’90s. 7240 Clark, vernissage Sept. 19, 6 p.m.

Monastiraki welcomes a new artist-in-residence, Ross Campbell. Campbell’s project, Allusions, consists of a series of keywords cut into grey adhesive vinyl and displayed in-store to explore the boundaries between French and English, as well as words and their meaning. 5478 St-Laurent, vernissage Sept. 20, 5–8 p.m.

The Baphomet Club is a series of prints by Telsa, aka Sacha Pérez del Solar, who renders creepy Satanic characters in underground comic style; stay tuned for our interview with this gifted (and very, very young) up-and-coming artist. Greenlight Gallery (3878 St-Laurent), vernissage Sept. 20, 7 p.m.

"Dans l'oeil du menhir."
“Dans l’oeil du menhir.”

Prolific interdisciplinary Rouyn-Noranda duo Geneviève et Matthieu present “Dans l’oeil du menhir,” a multimedia installation from their ongoing La Jamésie project. While the exhibit will be on display through Oct. 19, the artists’ launch night performance combining poetry, dance and song is not to be missed. PFOAC 221 (Belgo Building, 372 Ste-Catherine W.), #221, vernissage Sept. 21. 2–5 p.m., performance 3:30–4 p.m., free

Gallery D welcomes Montréal Inspired, new works by artists Nicke Gorney and Damien Siqueiros that reflect on Montreal’s cultural life after some time away. 1200 Amherst, vernissage Sept. 21, 5 p.m.

See art at its smallest at Miniature, an exhibit featuring 12 artists working on tiny projects in various media, including embroidery, sculpture and painting. It’s also a party celebrating the exhibition space’s fourth anniversary. Espace Projet art contemporain + design (353 Villeray), vernissage Sept. 22,  2 p.m., free

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