Polly Apfelbaum

Materia   Inspired by the colourful patterns of 17th century Dutch whalers’ hats, Polly Apfelbaum made custom wool hats for each artist of the Biennial in her Mutts and Mugs: Chicken Little was Right! The Sky Is Falling installation.   Polly Apfelbaum, Mugs and Mutts: Chicken Little Was Right!, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Polly Apfelbaum […]

Oliver Beer

Galerie des arts visuels   Reanimation (Baloo Stripped Bare), a video produced in collaboration with 2500 children, is presented as a cacophonous installation at the Galerie des arts visuels.   Oliver Beer, Reanimation (Baloo Stripped Bare), 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Oliver Beer (London, England) Oliver Beer, born in 1985, lives and works in London and […]

Amélie Laurence Fortin

LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE   La Chambre Blanche presents Amélie Laurence Fortin in an open residence as she develops her 10x series from recordings of acoustic and electromagnetic phenomena in the Arctic.   Amélie Laurence Fortin, 10x, 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Amélie Laurence Fortin (Quebec City, Quebec) Amélie Laurence Fortin completed a bachelor’s degree in […]

Christiane Baumgartner

Engramme   Developed in various artistic mediums, Christiane Baumgartner’s series draw from her explorations of the local water sources and treatment systems done over a Manif d’art residency in collaboration with Engramme.    Christiane Baumgartner, Stairway to Heaven, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Christiane Baumgartner (Leipzig, Germany) Christiane Baumgartner, a native of Leipzig, Germany, was born […]

Felipe Castelblanco

La Bande Vidéo   During a Manif d’art residency in collaboration with La Bande Vidéo, Felipe Castelblanco added Quebec City to the transnational destinations of his Driftless journey aboard a precarious raft.   Felipe Castelblanco, Driftless, 2012-2018 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Felipe Castelblanco (Bogotá, Colombia) Felipe Castelblanco, an interdisciplinary artist born in Bogotá, Colombia in […]

Hannah Claus

Musée huron-wendat   Hannah Claus invests the Yadia’wish (Turtle) gallery with three video works highlighting the interconnections between the Earth and its plants; water and its reflections; the Sky and its stars.   Oeuvres d’Hannah Claus © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Hannah Claus (Montréal, Québec) Hannah Claus is a visual artist of English / Irish and Kanien’kehá:ka […]

Lutz & Guggisberg

L’Œil de Poisson   The Lutz & Guggisberg duo is taking over L’Œil de Poisson’s gallery with thousands of clay figurines accumulated into a chaotic and disproportionate microcosm.   Lutz & Guggisberg, Animals and Furniture, 2017-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Lutz & Guggisberg (Switzerland) Switzerland’s Andres Lutz, a cabaret artist born in 1968 in Wettingen, and […]

Nadia Myre

Le Lieu   Nadia Myre juxtaposes her personal experience with that of others to inspire introspection, revisit colonial history, and foster intercultural dialogue.   Nadia Myre, Living with Contradiction, 2016 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Nadia Myre (Montreal, Quebec) Born in 1974, Montreal artist Nadia Myre received a bachelor’s degree from the Emily Carr Institute of Art […]

Rika Noguchi

VU (American space)   During a Manif d’art residency in collaboration with VU, Rika Noguchi turned her unusual photographic vision on arborists at work, those agile climbers caring for trees way up high.   Rika Noguchi, Men and Trees, 2018-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Rika Noguchi (Japan) Rika Noguchi was born in Saitama, Japan, in 1971. […]

Anne-Marie Proulx

Maison de la littérature   Anne-Marie Proulx draws on the knowledge and symbolic heritage of the Innu communities to restore human relationships with the land through intercultural dialogue.   Anne-Marie Proulx, Terres éloquentes, 2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Anne-Marie Proulx (Quebec City, Quebec) Anne-Marie Proulx has a bachelor’s in visual arts and a master’s in art history, […]

George Shaw and Thomas Bewick

Villa Bagatelle   George Shaw’s paintings depict suburban woodlands—secret havens from his youth—to address the ever-present themes of death and eroticism.   George Shaw, Plein Air, 2018 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   George Shaw (England) Born in 1966 in Coventry, England, George Shaw obtained a master’s in painting in 1998 from the Royal College of Art in […]


Regart   Shimabuku’s video Swan goes to the sea recounts the whimsical journey of swan pedal boats returning to the sea, accompanied by a moving original soundtrack.   Shimabuku, Swan goes to the Sea, 2012-2019 © Charles-Frederick Ouellet   Shimabuku (Japan) Shimabuku, born in 1969 in Kobe, Japan, holds a degree from the Osaka College […]