Our permanent collection is alive! It is activated through public events supporting writing, new artworks and publications around visual and print culture. We aim to be inclusive of all cultures existing across Canada in contemporary art. Our offers include conferences, workshops, readings, artist talks, performances, film screenings and many off site activities such as Papier art fair and the International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie-Saint-Paul.

The artists discuss their selection of documents

In this series of video clips, several artists discuss their selection of documents for the Symposium Discourse in Motion, which is the final event of An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time and the beginning of a series of public projects…
Fall 2019

Jenny Lin @ Artexte

Based on a set of spontaneously generated word prompts offered by Eloisa Aquino, I added a word to each prompt, then parsed the general sentiment of the list into general themes that interest me. A somewhat “random” entry point that…
September 25 to 28, 2019

A research residency for the 2019 edition of VIVA! Art Action

For the seventh edition of VIVA! Art Action, Simon Brown will part-take in a playful, multilingual writing residency at Artexte. On-site use of various collaborative and experimental approaches, in dialogue with the performances. Publication of produced texts in real time…
August 1st, 2019

An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time: Performance Art in Quebec and Canada IV

Place Publique | Fonderie Darling, Montréal With Sophie Castonguay, Faire corps avec Foucault anonymat (2019) & Francys Chenier, Comme aphorismes, ouvertures et semences de discours (2019) Curated by Jade Boivin & Camille Richard Considering the meeting between performance and writing…