Photo of the chapbook by Yaniya Lee. The minimalist blue cover is marked by the title of the book in white. Written in capital letters, the title reads "A Black art history project by Yaniya Lee" at the top of the cover. In the centre, it says "Buseje Bailey" in larger font. Finally, at the bottom of the cover, it written in medium font "reasons why we have to disappear every once in a while". The blue cover contrasts with the clarity of the uniform white background.
May 2, 2024 — 5:00 PM @ Artexte

As part of Yaniya Lee’s research residency

As part of her research residency Wayside Archive at Artexte (summer 2021), writer and critic Yaniya Lee was interested by the artefacts and narratives of Black queer women, which rarely surface in archives and historical canons. The researcher was hoping…
Collection of books from Hanss Lujan Torres' research on the development of queerness in contemporary art.
Fall 2023
During his residency, researcher and curator Hanss Lujan Torres will delve into Artexte’s collection to explore exhibitions, events, and art practices addressing gender and sexuality in the 1990s and early 2000s. Inspired by cultural theorist José Esteban Muñoz’s concept of…
Launch WWWWW
September 16, 2023 — 1:30 PM @ VOX / 3 PM @ Artexte

Presented as part of MOMENTA Biennale de l’image and in collaboration with VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine

On the occasion of the 18th edition of MOMENTA Biennale de l’image, and in collaboration with VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine, Artexte is pleased to invite you to the launch of Who Was Who Was Who in Contemporary Canadian Art…
November - December, 2022

Artexte's new podcast series curated by Mojeanne Behzadi

As part of the Sonic Fields of Reflection exhibition, curator Mojeanne Behzadi invites you to our exhibition space – now transformed into an experimental research room specifically imagined to meditate on sound – to attend recordings of Sonic Lab; Artexte’s…
Fall 2022

Language Classroom: Synthesis

The starting point of “Language Classroom: Synthesis” is based on Rad Hourani’s own experience, who, as a dyslexic, ADD and dysphonic person, has felt socially excluded from a young age because of his difficulties in reading and writing. Starting from…
September 10, 2022 — 11 AM to 12 PM @ online

Co-organized by 7A*11D International Festival of Performance and Artexte

In partnership with the 7A*11D International Festival of Performance, Toronto Performance Art Collective and Artexte are pleased to invite you to the virtual launch of the digital reissue of w.o.r.k.s.c.o.r.e.p.o.r.t on September 10, 2022, at 11:00 am (EDT) on Zoom.…
May 27, 2022 — 10 AM to 3:30 PM @ online

Presented by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University

This virtual gathering will be an opportunity to explore the questions raised by Dr. Joana Joachim in Blackity, through dialogue with key actors present in this exhibition and research. This event will offer a rich reflection on the past, present…
Sur un fond uni mauve foncé, la superposition répétée et ondulée du titre « Atelier wiki » « x » « arts actuels » écrit en rouge occupe la partie supérieure centre du montage graphique. La partie inférieure de l’image est occupée par une masse organique aux tons de rouge et de rose, et autour de laquelle s’imbriquent sur ses creux cinq individus travaillant sur des ordinateurs portables. Grossièrement découpés de photos en noir et blanc, le montage graphique de ces mêmes individus donne un effet de collage.
September, 2021 - February, 2022 — 5 PM to 7 PM @ online / every last Thursday of the month

Contribute to the presence of Quebec and Canadian visual arts on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia

ARTEXTE Information Centre, the RCAAQ / Réseau Art Actuel and Repaire – Regroupement de pairs des arts  indépendants de recherche et d’expérimentation (previously known as the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques, the Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec) are partnering…
Summer 2021

Blackity

This spring Joana Joachim returns to Artexte’s stacks for a research residency focused on Black Canadian art histories. To date there has only been one art historical anthology written with the express purpose of mapping Black Canadian art history across…
Summer 2021
St-Amour is currently engaging in research toward a collective publication – a survey/catalog of publishing methodologies with a focus on publishing networks and communities. Developed via a series of exhibitions, residencies and workshops held between 2019 and early 2020, St-Amour…
Spring 2021
“Beginning with history, depending on how you understand it, could quite easily keep you going almost indefinitely, one thing leading to the next, till you got to your end, never perhaps having gotten past the beginning.” [1] — Anne Ramsden…