Curated by Valerie Lamontagne
This year, CONTEXT
PROJECTS will feature artists working with new technologies. From avant-garde
wearables to interactive art and new media art, the exhibition will explore the
relationship between the audience, technology, performance and art.
Valérie Lamontagne is
a Montréal artist-designer, curator, and PhD scholar researching “Performative
Wearables: Bodies, Fashion and Technology” at Concordia University where she
teaches in the Department of Design & Computation Arts. She is the owner
& designer at 3lectromode, a wearable electronics atelier and founder &
creative director of Agence Simultanée, a post-digital design lab. She has
curated design and media arts exhibitions and events such as Museum Boijmans
Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2014); Museums Quartier, Vienna (2012);
the V2_Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam (2011); the Vancouver Winter
Olympics (2010); Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (2002); New Museum,
New York (2001).