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.…
June 19, 2019 - 6 PM to 8 PM

Francesca Ekwuyasi, Yaya, and the Ocean, A research residency presented as part of the exhibition SPECULATIONS

Within the context of the exhibition SPECULATIONS, we are thrilled to welcome writer and filmmaker Francesca Ekwuyasi for a research residency in the collection. Ekwuyasi was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, and currently lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. During…
June 11, 2019 - 2 PM to 3:30 PM

Panel discussion with John Tain (Asia Art Archive), Sara Nicole England and Mikhel Proulx (Indigenous Digital Art Archive), and Jessica Hébert (Artexte)

A Conversation on Indigenous/Asian Art Archives is a panel bringing together representatives from Artexte, Asia Art Archive (AAA), and Indigenous Digital Art Archive (IDAA) to discuss some of the issues raised when documenting and preserving contemporary art and visual culture,…