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…
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…
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

a particular case. «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…
Spring - Summer 2018

Who Was Who Was Who in Contemporary Canadian Art

Eric Metcalfe and Kate Craig / Dr. Brute and Lady Brute; Vincent Trasov / Mr. Peanut; Camille Turner / Miss Canadiana; Kent Monkman / Miss Chief Eagle Testickle; etc. Since the 1960s, numerous Canadian artists have created artist personas or…
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…