winter 2018-2019

Research residency with Nuria Carton de Grammont, My-Van Dam, Stanley Février and Michaëlle Sergile

The collective research project, Politiques + (in)visibles is an in-depth investigation into the notion of “diversity” and the different groups and movements created by “racialized” people from the 1960s until today in contemporary Canadian and Quebecois art. Our questions revolve…
Summer 2018

«J’en ai fait un cas particulier et non un cas d’espèce» Marguerite Duras, La vie matérielle

During her residency, Céline Huyghebaert will act as a researcher and occupy the Artexte documentation center to extract discourses about contemporary artists. Expanding on a residency at La Chambre Blanche in Quebec City in 2016, she will compile documents, collect…
Spring-Summer 2018
Michèle Champagne’s residency follows the contours of happiness, its industry, vocabulary and legibility. Happiness. An emotion? A feeling? Or an object of measure? Facial recognition. Criticize? Smile! “Let us not be afraid of words”. Psychologists, office managers, and data scientists…
June 2018
There were times when I thought of myself as a Canadian artist and that I might move to Canada. In some ways this trip is about re-visiting that hidden Canadian artist and re-engaging with the Canada’s unique artist-run network. When…
May 2018

Cite on Site - A research residency presented in partnership with KAPSULA

What if the bibliography was formatted as a network? How might we order a bibliography rhizomatically? Citing, Siting & Sighting Solidarity explores the use of this rhizomatic digital bibliographic form to map ‘solidarity’ in Canadian art history. Expanding on current…
For his research residency at Artexte, Michael Blum will work with the periodicals in the collection and explore the space between fanzine and art magazine, between Xerox and offset. He will focus on publications, ranging from the 1960s to the…
This summer we are glad to be in the company of Karla McManus, an art historian who specializes in the study of photography and the environmental imaginary and researcher in residency in our collection. This research project will explore how…