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).