October 6 — December 16, 2023

An exhibition by Rad Hourani

Opening — Thursday, October 5, 2023 – 5:30 PM @ Artexte   “Nativist though they may seem, the writing systems we use to communicate are learned and acquired practices. Through syntax and lexicon, society continues to defer to authority by…
April 14 - June 22, 2023

An exhibition by Sophie Jodoin

Opening — Thursday, April 13, 2023 – 6 p.m. @ Artexte   The exhibition in a single breath is a continuation of my work in which text, images, and selected fragments document the traces of a life. By considering archives…
April 14 - June 22, 2023 @ Artexte's reading room

A library exhibition by Klara du Plessis and Kadie Salmon

Opening — Thursday, April 13, 2023 – 6 p.m. @ Artexte   Incipit. Scree. Explicit. is a sculptural artist’s book that employs poetry and photography as medium. Literally meaning “(here) begins” and “(here) ends” in Latin, Incipit and Explicit bracket…
October 21 - December 23, 2022

An exhibition curated by Mojeanne Behzadi

Opening — Thursday, October 20, 2022 – 5:30 p.m. @ Artexte   Sonic Fields of Reflection focuses on the legacies and potentialities of sound as a carrier of information, histories, and experiences in the field of contemporary art. The exhibition…
September 28 - October 7, 2022 @ Artexte's reading room

A library exhibition curated by Anabelle Chassé and Jessica Hébert in collaboration with Volume 5 MTL

Since the 1960s and the emergence of movements such as Fluxus and Conceptual Art, the artists’ book has gradually established itself as an artistic medium in the visual arts. Rather than maintaining its status as a container to showcase art,…
January 10 - March 28, 2022 @ Webster Library, Concordia University

An exhibition curated by Hélène Brousseau and Jessica Hébert, with assistance from Alessandra Iavarone

Off-site exhibition In Webster Library’s vitrines @ Concordia University Sir George Williams Campus – J.W. McConnell Building, LB-2 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Montreal, QC   We invite you to discover a new exhibition of documents from the Projet MOBILIVRE-BOOKMOBILE…
February 5 - April 18, 2020

An exhibition organized in collaboration with Videographe

Opening reception : Wednesday, February 5, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Magnetic Sequences is an exhibition exploring the self-organization of video communities, particularly artist-run centres, in Canada during the 1970s. This second collaboration between Artexte and Vidéographe combs…
From October 30, 2019 - January 25, 2020

An exhibition by Angela Grauerholz

Opening reception: Friday, November 1st from 6 pm to 8 pm   The Empty S(h)elf is an exhibition by artist Angela Grauerholz that explores the book’s space through texts, typographies and pictures. It is a research-exploration on the object of…
September 11 - October 12, 2019

* An incomplete exhibition of performance posters

In[dispensable]* is an exhibition that presents collective musings by Artexte’s team in efforts to question dominant discourses in art history.  Through performance ephemera, we examine the notion of “indispensability” in art history. How do these absences inform the collection and…
May 1st - July 19, 2019

An exhibition curated by Joana Joachim

Opening reception: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 6 PM to 8 PM   What if colonization and trans-Atlantic slavery had never occurred? What if victims of horrific violence came back to haunt us? What if humans make it another 3000…
March 21 - May 19, 2018

An exhibition by Michael Blum

Opening reception: Wednesday, March 21 from 6 PM to 8 PM   Join us for the opening reception of L’underground à la loupe, the conclusion of Michael Blum’s research residency at Artexte. Working with periodicals from the 1960s to the…
September 7 - October 14, 2017

Reading practices of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image 2017

Opening reception: 6 September at 6:30 PM A library within a library, Artexte’s exhibition space is transformed into a reading room. Book, lamp, chair: An exhibited library presents publications that document the practices of artists participating in MOMENTA | Biennale…
April 13 – June 17, 2017

An exhibition curated by Nelson Henricks

Opening reception: Thursday, April 13 from 6 PM to 8 PM   Montreal artist and writer Nelson Henricks has curated the exhibition DOCUMENT XXL from Artexte’s time-based holdings. Though widely known as a resource centre for print documentation focussing on…
November 4, 2015 – January 23, 2016

An exhibition curated by Leisure (Meredith Carruthers and Susannah Wesley)

Opening: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, from 6 PM to 8 PM (preceded by a guided visit with the artists at 5:30 PM)   Dualité / Dualité (2015) is a series of new collage-based works by Leisure (Meredith Carruthers and Susannah…
April 30 – June 20, 2015 and September 3 – October 24, 2015

A research exhibition and a series of discussions and screenings at Artexte

Vernissage – Thursday, September 3, from 5 PM to 8 PM   The exhibition An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time at Artexte is part of a long-term university research project entitled An Annotated Bibliography: Performance Art in Quebec and Canada, …
June 7 – 21, 2014
DOCUMENTS is an annual programme in which materials from the Artexte collection are brought out of their boxes and presented in the gallery space. DOCUMENTS may take many forms, and is an opportunity for the Artexte staff to honour, display…
February 27 - May 31, 2014

An exhibition curated by Daniel Canty

Exhibition opening and book launch: Thursday, February 27 at 5:30 PM The future. The future isn’t. The future isn’t like it used to be. But it still looks like itself. Montréal seems to me like a city of lived science…