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

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…
Image of Artexte Librarians Hélène Brousseau and Jessica Hébert at work.

Looking back on our activities during a very unusual year

As we come to the end of this very unusual and challenging year, we continue to forge ahead in our mission to provide reliable information sources for research on contemporary visual arts. We would like to highlight some of the…