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.

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…

Lexicon on happiness and well-being

In 2018, Michèle Champagne examined the broad concept of happiness by questioning its silhouette, industry, vocabulary and legibility in our society. Through this exploration, Champagne conducted a critical and nuanced reflection on happiness and well-being when they get mixed up…