L’ïle endormie

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1959. - Engraving from the fairy tale "The Sleeping Island". This text by the artist Françoise Bujold is accompanied by engravings made by children attending the Centre d'art de Percé.

In 1959, the Centre d'art de Percé, created by Suzanne Guité and Alberto Tommi, was in full swing and brought together a community of artists from different disciplines: Guy Robert (poetry), Jacques Garnier (ceramics), Louise Pouliot (poetry), Françoise Graton (theatre), Gilles Pelletier (theatre), Albert Dumouchel (engraving) and Roland Giguère (poetry).

The copy of this art book kept at the Musée de la Gaspésie's archives is from the second edition and bears the number 9. Published in a limited edition, there are only 30 copies of this book published by Éditions Goglin.

For more information: David Lonergan. "Françoise Bujold: To you who was not born at the water's edge". Éditions Trois-Pistoles, Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, 2010. 304 pages.

Reference :

Musée de la Gaspésie. L'Ile endormie : un conte de Françoise Bujold, illustré par les enfants du Centre d'Art de Percé. Montréal, Éditions Goglin, 1959. Collection Chantal Soucy. C841 B932i 1959.

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