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

(Double)-Fisting (Endless) Loop

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…
Fall 2019

Wikipedian in residence

We are proud to welcome Camille Larivée as the first Wikipedian in residence at Artexte for the month of October. She will also participate in the roundtable discussion that will take place on November 9, 2019, during the third edition…
October 2, 2019 - 6 PM

Bcc: Blind Carbon Copy, bringing the moon within. Artist performance followed by a conversation with Jessica Hébert

For the second edition of VOLUME, Art and the Book, Artexte has invited artist Pascaline Knight for a micro-residency in the collection, which centers around three clickable keywords chosen by the artist : Map, Feminine, Bird. The results of her…
September 25 - 28, 2019

#VivaWords, 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 1, 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…
Summer 2019

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…
Summer 2019
I browse visual archives to tilt them into the imaginary and the felt. By collecting and sampling artifacts and visual textures, I manually transform these concrete sources into a digital platform to give them a new poetic and playful value.…