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.

For more information, visit the FAQ section.

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 our respective artistic communities. As part of her residency,...

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Summer and Fall Residency 2009: Alex Kwartler

Summer and Fall Residency 2009: Alex Kwartler

Artexte welcomes New York-based artist Alex Kwartler to a research residency that focuses on the career of  a Canadian artist of the same name  whose practice has become inadvertently entwined with that of his own. Despite the obvious differences between their individual origins and art practices, their shared name continues to generate confusion, particularly from...

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Reflection upon the collectif TouVA Residency

Reflection upon the collectif TouVA Residency

The following text by the group of artist-researchers collectif TouVA (Sylvie Tourangeau, Victoria Stanton and Anne Bérubé – formerly known as the Three Graces), is a reflection upon their experience as Researchers in Residence at Artexte.  The research residency took place from October 2008 to April 2009. In the beginning we were three individual researchers...

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Interview with Michelle Bush : It’s not easy being GREEN

Interview with Michelle Bush : It’s not easy being GREEN

The following text is a discussion between artist Michelle Bush, and Artexte’s Information Specialist Felicity Tayler. Michelle Bush was the Researcher in Residency at Artexte, from March 23 to April 3, 2009. A bibliography of the material she made use of in the Artexte collection is also available: Michelle Bush Bibliography

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Spring 2009 Residency: Michelle Bush

Spring 2009 Residency: Michelle Bush

It’s  not easy being GREEN A Performative Presentation of Research Findings Newfoundland-based artist Michelle Bush will undertake a performative research residency at Artexte this spring (23 March to 3 April). This residency will be part of the fourth-year installment of her 7 Years of Living Art, a continuation of the homologus work by seminal...

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Fall 2008 Residency: Anne Bérubé, Victoria Stanton and Sylvie Tourangeau

Fall 2008 Residency: Anne Bérubé, Victoria Stanton and Sylvie Tourangeau

The research residency programme at Artexte is hosting Anne Bérubé, Victoria Stanton and Sylvie Tourangeau. The three artists-researchers from Montreal will start their stay during the fall of 2008. Their goal is to re-examine the discourses around performance art, to identify how the performative process is articulated today, and to investigate for existing links...

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Fall 2008 Residency: Jen Allen

Fall 2008 Residency: Jen Allen

Gift of René Payant During the month of September 2008, Jen Allen participates in Artexte’s Residency Programme. In 1988, shortly after the death of art historian, critic and curator René Payant, Artexte received an important donation of local, national and international publications on art from his personal collection. Jen Allen’s research project aims to...

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Spring 2008 Residency: Tim Dallett

Spring 2008 Residency: Tim Dallett

Reception of Electronic Art in Canada Timothy Dallett’s project is conceived as an interactive study of the reception of electronic art practices in the Canadian artistic milieu during the period 1965-1995. The focus of the research is the theory and history of dynamic technological systems equivalent to artistic experience. Dallett aims to study the...

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Fall 2007 Residency: Ryan Rice

Spirited ² During his residency in November 2007, Ryan Rice will investigate the notion of Two-Spirits, a term usually associated with people who embody both masculinity and femininity. This notion recently became  commonly used within the Aboriginal LGBT communities of North America. Through his research, Ryan Rice aims to situate and study artists who...

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Fall 2007 Residency: Anne Thurman-Jajes

Fall 2007 Residency: Anne Thurman-Jajes

Artists’ Publications in Canada Beyond the book form, artists publications represent a variety of formats, including printed matter as well as projects for radio and television. Ms. Thurmann-Jajes’ research to be conducted in September 2007 is also concerned with the dissemination networks involving these artistic productions. This project follows a series of similar research...

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