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…
Summer 2017
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…

A research residence on themes of exteriority and exile

This winter, we are pleased to welcome Montreal-based artist, Adam Kinner, for a research residency. Kinner is looking at works and artistic practices, which engage with themes of exteriority, exile, borders and the figure of the alien. He is interested…

Six Formats: Lecture-performance

We are pleased to welcome Six Formats research group at Artexte.  In early 2017 a group of artists, curators, and art-based researchers will gather for a week to think about and experiment with Lecture-performance as a format of communication of…

A research residency on the photobook

We are pleased to welcome historian of Quebec art and photography Serge Allaire as a research resident at Artexte. The primary goal of this research residency is to locate and identify photobooks in Artexte’s holdings and to propose a rigorous…
Objects in mirror are closer than they appear Artists, curators and writers all at some point reflect back on the body of work they have realized over an extended period of time. Modern art institutions formalized the contemplation of past…

Montreal artist and writer Nelson Henricks has been invited to investigate Artexte’s audio-visual holdings.

Though widely known as a resource centre for print documentation, Artexte also possesses a significant collection of audio-visual materials: films, videotapes, and DVDs; vinyl records, audiocassettes and CDs. The status of these objects varies: some are actual artworks and others…
From February to April 2015, Artexte welcomes Montreal based artist Adam Kinner for a research residency exploring the intersection of the dancing body and the state. With Artexte’s support, he will pursue research for an upcoming project titled The Gesture…
Artexte accueille l’artiste, écrivain et commissaire Francys Chenier dans le cadre d’un projet ponctuel. Suite à une lecture conjointe avec l’artiste interdisciplinaire Sylvie Cotton du Corps utopique de Michel Foucault, les deux se réuniront au mois de mars afin de…
For their research residency, Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens continue their investigation on the dissemination of ideas into life by exploring Artexte’s collection. Synonymous with action and bodily knowledge, performance inserts itself completely into the research process of the two…