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…
Spring 2021

Archiver le vivant : un laboratoire méthodologique

How does the encounter between the document collection and live or performative arts inform the subject of collaboration? My residency draws from Artexte’s material documents —a literature primarily donated by a community of artists and cultural workers—  so as to…
Summer 2021

Wayside Archive

The artefacts and narratives of black queer women rarely surface in archives and art historical canons. Yet, as Katherine McKittrick notes in “Mathematics Black Life,” the genealogies of the black folks—of black life—are to be found in archives. At Artexte,…
Spring 2021

Narrative of process: activating the artist’s book

Kadie and Klara first met in 2018 while together at an artist- and writer-in-residency program in Montserrat, Spain. They have continued to work together since, using their respective practices to create dialogues between moving-image and poetic works. Drawing on a…
Fridays, February 26, March 26, April 30 + August 06, 2021 — 2PM to 3:30 PM

Online

Artexte is proud to support the Art Gallery of York University in presenting the Desire Lines: Mapping the Metadata of Toronto Arts Publishing speaker series as a prequel to our future exhibition Lignes de désir // Desire Lines: Displaced Narrative…