HYPERART is an ephemeral and immersive multidisciplinary festival which blends music, visual art, digital art, drag, and dance in the heart of Saint-Boniface for one night only.

On September 23 during Nuit Blanche, the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain and the Théâtre Cercle Molière are transformed to welcome a multitude of artists and dynamic installations under the direction of the Franco-Manitoban artist Rayannah.

In collaboration with Synonym Art Consultation, HYPERART presents ambitious programming supported by a variety of organizations and partners.

Explore the indoor and outdoor spaces of 340 Provencher, flooded with sound, colour, movement, and light. Discover an effervescence of artists from here and away in new contexts and unsuspected collaborations. Uncover the eclectic and vibrant world of HYPERART.

Date :

September 23, 2023

7 pm – 1 am

Location :

340 Provencher

Price :




Backlit: Orchidae x Brady Allard [Ambient Performance]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm | 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Théâtre Cercle Molière (340 Provencher Boulevard)
  • Presented in collaboration with Cluster Festival

Set in a vivid dream-like space, Franco-Ontarien and Taïwanese ambient artist Orchidae draws in audiences with her hypnotic melodies and textures met by Métis artist Brady Allard’s immersive and experimental compositions. Come and go through this surreal atmosphere lavish with projections by Saskatoon-based media artist Stephanie Kuse and take in the performance from different vantage points throughout the night.

L’Sunset: Willows [Musik]

  • Saturday, September 23, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Le Patio 340 ( 340 Provencher Boulevard)

For one night only, Willows returns to Saint-Boniface to give a singular performance featuring Nadia Burnstick, Andrina Turenne, Sala, Dominique Reynolds and Rayannah. Seasoned musician and singer, this Franco-Manitoban Métis artist weaves her personal experiences into song in her three languages – French, English and Michif-Français. Amidst ethereal visual projections and lush harmonies, Willows’ warm and intimate indie-folk will carry you into the evening.

Constructions [Contorsion x Installation]

  • Saturday 23 September, 8.30pm – 8.45pm | 9.15pm – 9.30pm | 10.00pm – 10.15pm
  • Jean-Paul-Aubry Hall (Centre culturel franco-manitobain – 340 Provencher Boulevard)

Surrounded by a vast and spare environment of sound and light, take in the beguiling and fleeting improvised performances of contemporary artist Anastasia Evsigneeva. Set in a delicate temporary structure, Anastasia moves through dance and contortion, bending to her environment and its short-lived nature. Meander through the space and chance upon her magnetic performances throughout the night.

Le Quai [Musique x Drag x Danse]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
  • The loading dock (Théâtre Cercle Molière – 340 Provencher Boulevard)
  • Presented in collaboration with Sunshine House

Enjoy DJ, Drag and dance performances intertwined and flush with colour on the Théâtre Cercle Molière loading dock. Catch talented local artists including Moxie Cotton, Purple Haze, Soleil Midowne, Ruby Chopstix, Lxs Dias Floreadxs and the Inyambo Dance Troupe offering up captivating programming throughout the night on this electrifying stage.

Dusk: Anthony OKS [Music]

  • Saturday, September 23, 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Le Patio 340 (340 Provencher Boulevard)

Rapper and singer Anthony OKS brings his lyrical and electrifying performance to the Patio 340 outdoor stage. Underscored by evocative beats and driving melodies, the artist shares his innermost experiences through his work. Performing alongside special one-time collaborators amidst the dynamic and colourful projections of visual artist Stephanie Kuse, Anthony OKS is set for a night not to miss.

Maker: Chase Martin [Performance x Art visuel]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7 pm – 1 am
  • Art Gallery (Centre culturel franco-manitobain – 340 Provencher Boulevard)

Discover the innovative and captivating works of Chase Martin through his exhibition Green Green Grass. Each canvas is a window onto a new perspective, a rich dialogue between the vast heritage of traditional artistic expression and the infinite possibilities offered by digital mediums.

Surrounded by this vibrant collection, Chase Martin will move through three stages of the making process for a one time performance in the heart of the gallery. The outcome of the labour will be left in the gallery post-performance.

Chicane Électronique [Music x Installation]

  • Saturday, Septembre 23, 7pm – 12:00am
  • Lobby (Théâtre Cercle Molière – 340 Provencher Boulevard)

  • Presented in collaboration with Le 100 Nons

Discover the soundscape creations of Le 100 Nons’ four finalists for the Chicane Electronique accompanied by the playful animations of Saskatoon-based media artist Stephanie Kuse.

Lights on L’Esplanade [Installation]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:00 pm – 12:00 am
  • L’Esplanade Riel

  • Presented in collaboration with Tourisme Riel

Get a taste of HYPERART as you stroll towards 340 Boulevard Provencher. The Tourisme Riel belvedere will be brimming with colourful projections by visual artist Stephanie Kuse and resonant textures by electro-alternative artist Rayannah.

Wall-to-Wall x Patterns Collective [Murals]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am

  • Le Patio 340 (340 Provencher Boulevard)

Théâtre Cercle Molière and Wall-to-Wall Murals & Culture Festival present three new printed murals in a collection curated by Patterns Collective. Come celebrate the unveiling of the new works!

Deconstruction [Contemporary Dance x Installation]

  • Sunday, September 24, 12am – 12:30am
  • Jean-Paul-Aubry Hall (Centre culturel franco-manitobain – 340 Provencher Boulevard)

Presented in collaboration with Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art

The evening comes to a spirited close with dancers Emily Solstice Tait and Alexandra Elliott. Suspended between reaction and premonition, the two artists clash and struggle gracefully in the center of a transformed space. New collaborative music by Rayannah and noon_GhuNNa provokes and sublimates the movements of the two partners and the audience around them.

Corridors [Installation]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • 340 Provencher

Meander through the hallways and spaces of the 340 Provencher buildings transformed by sound, light and moving visuals. Take in rich and vibrant projections by Saskatoon-based media artist Stephanie Kuse created alongside new soundscapes by Franco-Manitoban artist Rayannah and special guests noon_GhuNNa, French Rk and Amé.

Glow on the Pavement [Activity x Visual Art]

  • Saturday, September 23, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • Le Patio 340 (340 Provencher Boulevard )

  • Presented in collaboration with the Conseil Jeunesse Provincial

Under new light, the 340 Provencher pavement is transformed with glowing motifs created by young artists from the community under the artistic direction of Dominique Legal. Add your own ephemeral work of fluorescent chalk to this living mural on the asphalt while admiring the moving designs projected onto the surrounding buildings.

HYPERART is co-presented by Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, Théâtre Cercle Molière and Synonym Art Consultation under the artistic and executive direction of Rayannah.

The project is made possible by the support of our generous partners: Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Cluster Festival, Conseil Jeunesse Provincial, Le 100 Nons, Sunshine House, Mere Hotel, Association des professionnel-le-s de la chanson et de la musique, Réseau en Immigration Francophone du Manitoba, Tourisme Riel, Manitoba Music, Festival du Voyageur, Union nationale métisse Saint-Joseph du Manitoba, Fédération des aînés franco-manitobains and Diamond Gallery.

With the generous financial support of the Manitoba Arts Council.