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.)

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 Jeanne Renaud and Françoise Sullivan’s collaborative choreography, Dualité. Dualité was first performed by Renaud and Sullivan in 1948. It has been performed and re-performed many times, notably, Musée...

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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 Artexte’s collection. Using...

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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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e-Artexte Researcher in Residence

e-Artexte Researcher in Residence

Artexte welcomes Tomasz Neugebauer, e-Artexte Researcher in Residence. Tomasz Neugebauer’s research interests are focused on the design and development of information sources in digital formats. His professional experience includes digital media publishing and software development. Neugebauer is interested in the usability of e-Artexte and the applicability of the open access model of publishing and...

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Fall 2010 Residency: France Trépanier

Fall 2010 Residency: France Trépanier

Understanding Aboriginal Arts in Canada: A Literature Review France Trépanier’s research residency at Artexte plays an essential part in a larger project, undertaken in collaboration with Chris Creighton-Kelly, which consists of conducting research with the aim of publishing an analysis on documentation and writing published on Aboriginal arts in Canada. Their research is organized around...

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Spring 2010 Residency: Nicole Burisch

Spring 2010 Residency: Nicole Burisch

Looking for Craft in All the Wrong Places Burisch’s research at Artexte examines the intersections of craft and performance art. Through an investigation of Artexte’s documents, sources, and materials related to these two disparate fields, and through considering them together, her research will aim to draw or reveal connections between the two...

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2009-2010 Residency: Vincent Bonin and Jon Knowles

2009-2010 Residency: Vincent Bonin and Jon Knowles

Artists publications from 1965 to 1975 in the collection of Artexte This past summer, Artexte invited Vincent Bonin and Jon Knowles to engage with its collection, in particular, the artists’ publications from the late 1960s and early 1970s. During their ongoing discussions around the material on hand, Bonin and Knowles...

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Winter 2010 Residency: Emily Falvey

Winter 2010 Residency: Emily Falvey

Emily Falvey is currently working on the manuscript for her first book of art criticism, titled Torn Halves: Paradox in Canadian Art. This work consists of an anthology of essays exploring a range of paradoxical themes, including the relationship between order and ornament; concepts of the...

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Fall 2009 Residency: Silja Lehtonen

Fall 2009 Residency: Silja Lehtonen

During the months of September and October 2009, Artexte is hosting the research residency of Finnish curator Silja Lehtonen. The first in a series of cultural exchanges between Finland and Quebec, this collaboration provides an opportunity for innovative research as it raises greater awareness of...

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