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…
En avant-plan, nous voyons une illustration d’une tranche de melon d’eau, placée devant le melon au complet. La chair du fruit est colorée d’un rouge vif et sa peau est verte, avec des rayures ondulées noires. Les graines du fruit sont aussi noires et leur forme ressemble presque à des larmes. Au centre de l’image se trouvent les mots “Solidarité à travers les luttes/Solidarity across struggles”.
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Listen, read, educate and engage

Over the years, Artexte’s vocations have evolved, yet we have always been determined to preserve and share reliable information sources and support the growth of knowledge.   In support of the Palestinian people: Its for this reason, in support of…

Congratulations to Joana Joachim

The Artexte team would like to congratulate our collaborator and former Research and Exhibitions Coordinator, Joana Joachim, who was recently appointed Assistant Professor  in Black Studies in Art Education, Art History and Social Justice at Concordia University. We wish a…
Spring 2023

A project of InterAccess (Toronto, ON)

Artexte is proud to support InterAccess in the research and development of Quebec and Canadian francophonie content of the upcoming exhibition Telidon Art Project, a Story of Lost Art Found.   A project of interAccess: “Canada’s earliest born-digital artworks were…
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…