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…
November 1st, 2017 at 5 PM

Discussions around the exhibition Reading Performance: An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time III

This discussion brings together historians, artists and curators that have participated in bibliographic research projects at Artexte dedicated to various artistic and performance based practices. Presenting their points of view and themes, these individual and collective researchers ask how the…
November 1st at 5 PM

Discussions around the exhibition Reading Performance: An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time III

This discussion brings together historians, artists and curators that have participated in bibliographic research projects at Artexte dedicated to various artistic and performance based practices. Presenting their points of view and themes, these individual and collective researchers ask how the…
Saturday, March 4, 2017

Screening Playtime, a film by Jacques Tati

This year, the Artexte team offers you free screenings of Playtime (1967), a beautifully choreographed comedy by Jacques Tati about the rise of high technology and the confusion it engendered. For one night the reading room will be transformed into…
Saturday, February 27, 2016

Screenings of the classic film Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut

This year for Montreal’s Nuit blanche, the Artexte team offers free screenings of François Truffaut’s classic science-fiction film Fahrenheit 451, based on Ray Bradbury’s dystopian novel, which imagines a world where all books are destroyed. For one night the reading…

Videos of exhibition-related talks

Talks within the frame of the exhibition: Sylvie Lacerte: Poésie et storytelling: un itinéraire de la performance chez Vera Frenkel, de la graphie aux nouveaux médias (in French)   Jacob Wren: An apology that I have not properly documented my…

The artists discuss their selection of documents

In this series of videoclips, several artists discuss their selection of documents for the exhibition An Annotated Bibliography: Performance Art in Quebec and Canada.   Johanna Householder   Michelle Lacombe   Tanya Lukin Linklater   Tanya Mars   Clive Robertson…