Curator, Artistic Director

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Location: Montreal Quebec, Canada


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Summary

Camille is a street artist, independent curator, writer, and art worker based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal. Their artistic and curatorial practice is based around emotional memories in public spaces and radical love for biodiversity. They work with collage and textiles. Camille is the co-founder of Unceded Voices/ Les Voix Insoumises, a collective of international street artists and muralists and they were the guest curator for the project We are not made of bricks and dust, the first visual art project in public space organized by the City of Montreal’s Réseau Accès Culture. They recently co-edited the book D’horizons et d’estuaires, Entre mémoires et créations autochtones published by Éditions Somme Toute and their texts have been published in Canadian Art Magazine and Espace Art Actuel, among others. Camille was recently the Director of Programming for the Indigenous Curatorial Collective/Collectif des Commissaires Autochtones(ICCA), a national non-profit arts organization that aims to support Indigenous curators, artists and cultural workers across Canada. Their work has been presented in the United States and Sweden, and one of their artwork is part of the permanent collection of the City of Pointe-Claire.

Education

  • Certificate in Feminist Studies, 2016, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada
  • Bachelor’s of Arts, Art History, 2016, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada
  • BCI Student Exchange Program (CRÉPUQ), 2013, Université Lyon 2 Lumière, France
  • Human Sciences Diploma, 2008, Cégep Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Canada

Experience

Employment Experience

  • Director of Programming, since October 2020
    Indigenous Curatorial Collective / Collectif des Commissaires Autochtones (ICCA)
    Montreal, QC / Toronto, ON, CA
  • Coordinator of the Tiohtià:ke Project, September 2017-October 2020
    Indigenous Curatorial Collective / Collectif des Commissaires Autochtones (ICCA)
    Montreal, Canada
  • Project Coordinator, 2016- 2017, Independent Media Arts Alliance (AAMI) & National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition (NIMAC), Montreal, QC / Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • Gallery Attendant, 2015, 1700 La Poste, Montreal, Canada

Professional Curatorial and Artistic Experience

  • Curator, November 12 – December 18 2022, I hear your warm whisper through the cold mist/ J’entends ton chaud murmure à travers la brume froide DRAC Art Actuel Drummondville, Drummondville, Canada
  • Art Consultant, 2022, City of Rosemère’s Art Collection, Espace Floréat, City of Rosemère, Canada
  • Curator/Artist-in-Residence, November 19-29, 2021, Salon 58, Mandoline Hybride, Marsoui, Canada
  • Artist, July 11 – August 29 2021, Spillover Love/Amour Débordant, Exhibition curated by Mojeanne Behzadi, Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire, Canada
  • Guest Curator, March 2021, Molior Symposium Canada (online)
  • Artist/Researcher- in-Residence, October 3 – November 9, 2019, Wikipedia Art+ Feminism, Artexte and Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
  • Curator, September 3-15, 2019, Nandito Tayo / We are here / Nous sommes ici, Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, Canada
  • Curator, January 2019 – August 2019, We Are Not Made of Bricks and Dusts, Public Art Project, Accès Culture and City of Montreal, Canada
  • Co-Founder and Curator, 2014- 2017, Unceded Voices Collective and Street Art Convergence, Montreal, Canada
  • Curator, 2016, Indigenous Collective Art Project, Cabot Square Project, Montreal Indigenous Urban Strategy NETWORK, Montreal, Canada
  • Workshop Facilitator & Presenter, various 2016 – 2022, Indigenous Friendship Centre of Montréal; Centre des Femmes D’Ici et D’Ailleurs; McGill University; Concordia University; UQAM; Dawson College; University of Arizona et al.
  • Co-Founder and Artist, 2008- 2014, Angora, Montreal, Canada. Project included exhibitions and participation in events and festivals in Canada and Sweden: Maison de la Culture Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; ATSA, Montreal; Symposium international d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, QC; Galerie Espace Projet, Montreal; Art Souterrain Montreal; Maison de la Culture de Brompton, QC; Maison de la Culture Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal; Odace Événements, Montreal, QC; Stockholm Fringe Festival, Sweden

Books and Other Publications

  • Writer, All the Love We Carry Within Us – Reflection on the Molior Symposium 2021: Rethinking Our Futures: Art and Collaboration
    Molior Symposium 2021, June 2022 (online)
  • Co-Writer with Eunice Bélidor, Conversation épistolaire et solidaire
    Espace art actuel Magazine, No 127 Sortir / Come Out, Winter 2021
  • Co-Editor with Dr. Léuli Eshrāghi, D’horizons et d’estuaires. Entre mémoires et créations autochtones. Éditions Somme Toute, 2020
  • Co-Writer with Jade Boivin, Les rouages de Wikipédia : une encyclopédie libre représentative?, Vie des Arts Magazine, no 257, Winter 2020
  • Writer, We are not made of bricks and dusts, curatorial text, Public Art Project, Accès Culture and City of Montreal, Canada, June 2019
  • Writer, Le soulèvement infini, Synthèse de la journée d’étude Des voix qui s’élèvent, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2019
  • Writer, La fabuleuse trajectoire de Catherine Arsenault, for the exhibition La fabuleuse trajectoire de Madame Elsie by Catherine Arsenault
  • Reford-Métis Gardens, Métis-sur-Mer, 2018 and Museum of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Canada, 2019
  • Co-Writer with Hannah Claus, The Tiohtià:ke Project, níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | my sister | ma sœur Biennale d’Art Contemporain Autochtone (BACA)/ Contemporary Native Art Biennial, Éditions Art Mûr, 2018
  • Writer, Decolonizing Street Art, Art/iculation Magazine, 2018
  • Co-Writer with Laurence Desmarais, Take back the Streets, Canadian Art Magazine, Fall 2017
  • Writer, Les Inéluctables de Catherine Arsenault, for the exhibition Les Inéluctables by the artist Catherine Arsenault
  • Occurrence Gallery, Montreal, Canada, 2017
  • Writer, Titans, for the exhibition Titans by Jean-François Bérubé, High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom, 2014

Artworks in Permanent Collections

  • From Where Do We Gather Our Materials?, 2021. Inkjet Printing.
    Permanent art collection of the City of Pointe-Claire, Canada, 2021
  • Le marsouin blanc, 2013. Sculpture., Musée du Bas Saint-Laurent, Canada, 2014

Specialties

    Artistic Director, Curator, public art, Public Speaking, Team Management

Spoken Languages

    Fluent in English and French

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