Residencies

Derek Sullivan reads Billy Al Bengston

Artexte welcomes researchers in residence (curators, critics, artists) interested in pursuing critical inquiries in relation to documents in Artexte’s collection, to print culture and the visual arts, or to other aspects of contemporary art thought. Researchers are given special access to Artexte’s unique collection as well as personalized reference support from its professional staff.

Artexte’s resources are complemented by a rich network of research and information-based centres in Montreal (museums, universities, etc.) as well as by various online resources.

National and international researchers are invited by Artexte or are selected through calls for submission posted by Artexte, or international institutional agreements. (Click here to view calls.)

EAHR at Artexte

EAHR at Artexte

EAHR @ Artexte: Uncovering Asian Canadian and Black Canadian Artistic Production

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Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens – Winter 2015

Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens – Winter 2015

For their research residency, Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens continue their investigation on the dissemination of ideas into life by exploring Artexte’s collection. Synonymous with action and bodily knowledge, performance inserts itself completely into the research process of the two artists. For them, Artexe’s collection is more than a simple repository of information: it...

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Francys Chenier – Winter 2015

Francys Chenier – Winter 2015

Artexte accueille l’artiste, écrivain et commissaire Francys Chenier dans le cadre d’un projet ponctuel. Suite à une lecture conjointe avec l’artiste interdisciplinaire Sylvie Cotton du Corps utopique de Michel Foucault, les deux se réuniront au mois de mars afin de réaliser une rencontre performative. Il s’agira alors pour eux de faire voyager le livre...

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Adam Kinner – Winter 2015

Adam Kinner – Winter 2015

From February to April 2015, Artexte welcomes Montreal based artist Adam Kinner for a research residency exploring the intersection of the dancing body and the state. With Artexte’s support, he will pursue research for an upcoming project titled The Gesture of Giving is Glorious. Particularly interested in issues around documentation and the body’s presence,...

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Fall 2014 residencies: Louis Rastelli and J. J. Kegan McFadden

Fall 2014 residencies: Louis Rastelli and J. J. Kegan McFadden

As part of this fall’s research residency program, Artexte welcomes two inspiring researchers.

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Nick Kline at Artexte

Nick Kline at Artexte

New York based artist Nick Kline is at Artexte for a week-long research residency from May 21st to 30th. Kline’s research will involve a wandering process through the collection, searching for publications that explore processes of frottage (rubbings), castings, contact prints and other techniques used to make direct impressions. Within this wandering, Kline further seeks themes...

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Spring 2014 residency: Leisure

Spring 2014 residency: Leisure

  As part of their residency at Artexte, Meredith Carruthers and Susannah Wesley (working together since 2004 under the name Leisure) will investigate the staging and re-staging of the dance Dualité, first performed by Jeanne Renaud and Françoise Sullivan in 1948. Dualité has been performed and re-performed many times, notably, at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal...

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Fall 2013 residency: Daniel Canty

Fall 2013 residency: Daniel Canty

Daniel Canty’s residency project revolves around his literary trilogy titled Bucky Ball, a novel that connects the real and imaginary worlds of science-fiction, the author’s childhood in Montreal in the 1960s, and the architecture of Expo ’67. Canty’s residency will culminate in an exhibition of images and objects that unfold the “auto-science-fiction-transtemporal” universe of his...

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Skillshare: A day of craft research and discussion

Skillshare: A day of craft research and discussion

Skillshare: A day of craft research and discussion with Nicole Burisch and Anthea Black Saturday, November 16, 2:30 – 7 PM 2:30 PM – Tour of the Artexte collection and presentation by Nicole Burisch of selected documents As a 2012-2013 researcher in residence, Nicole Burisch has investigated the presence and position of craft within...

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Kegan McFadden at Artexte

Kegan McFadden at Artexte

  This week, Artexte welcomes Winnipeg curator Kegan McFadden, who is researching independent zines and magazines produced by Canadian artists, collectives, and artist-run centres during the 1990s. Kegan’s project is supported by the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba-New Brunswick-Quebec creative residency program, supporting research, creation and professional development in these three provinces. Published October 7, 2013

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