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…
March 11, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Logbook of an Artexte Researcher : Analysis of the Archives for a Feminist Study of Erotic Video

Micro-residency with Julie Ravary-Pilon as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences    They are few opportunities for researchers to take the time to think about their practice and it’s implications. My micro-residency at Artexte will therefore allow me to take…
February 13, 2020 - 7 PM

Screening presented as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences

Presented at Dazibao 5455 avenue de Gaspé espace 109, Montréal, QC H2T 3B3   Presented as part of the exhibition Magnetic Sequences, co organized by Artexte and Vidéographe, this program highlights the often hypnotic nature of video art from the…
January 30, February 27, March 26, April 30 and May 28, 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm

Taking place at Artexte every last Thursday of the month

ARTEXTE, the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques – CQAM, the RAIQ – Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec and the RCAAQ / Réseau Art Actuel are partnering to organize a series of Wikipedia contribution events between January and May 2020.…
November 30, 2019

a poetry reading and screening

Tanya Lukin Linklater Tanya Lukin Linklater reads passages from her book of poetry, Slow Scrape. Followed by a conversation with Robin Simpson.   Tanya Lukin Linklater often makes performances with dancers and sometimes composers/musicians in relation to objects in exhibitions,…

The artists discuss their selection of documents

In this series of video clips, several artists discuss their selection of documents for the Symposium Discourse in Motion, which is the final event of An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time and the beginning of a series of public projects…
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.…