Members

Manon André / Matilda Aslizadeh / Nathalie Bachand / Guillaume Baqué / Laurence Beaudoin Morin / Adam Bergeron / Maude Bernier Chabot / Anne Bertrand / Caroline Boileau / Édith Brunette / Sophie Cardin / Sophie Castonguay / Yvette Cenerini / Stéphanie Chabot / Julie Chateauvert / Arianne Daoust / Rose de la Riva / Adriana de Oliveira / Gabrielle Desrosiers / Maggy Flynn / Philip Gagnon / Lorraine Gaudreau / steven girard / Isabelle Guimond / Emma-Kate Guimond / Dominic Hardy / Risa Hatayama / Ileana Hernandez / Claudine Hubert / Myriam Jacob Allard / Emily Jan / Virginie Jourdain / Dong Kyoon-Nam / Gabrielle Lalonde / Gwenessa Lam / Florence S. Larose / Manoushka Larouche / Fanny Latreille / Martine Lauzier / Arkadi Lavoie Lachapelle / Véronique Lévesque Pelletier / Kate Lecours / Denis Lessard / Chris Lloyd / Hélène Lord / Jean-Philippe Luckhurst-Cartier / Kamissa Ma Koïta / Noémie McComber / Olivia McGilchrist / Charline P. William / Nicole Panneton / Émilie Payeur / Lysanne Picard / Marie-Andrée Poulin / Edith Roy / Nadia Seboussi / Mariane Stratis / Pierre Terzian / Valérie Tremblay Blouin / Jacqueline van de Geer / D’Arcy Wilson

 
 
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Faithful to core artist-run centre values, Centre des arts actuels Skol maintains a dynamic relationship with its members, who enrich the centre through their ideas, experience, and critical and artistic knowledge, as well as by occasionally volunteering.   General assembly and board of directors Our assemblies are moments of togetherness and celebration of our centre! Members are encouraged to voice their opinions by being present and through voting. Members can also apply to become members of the board of directors. The annual general as 

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MANON ANDRÉ

Biographie Diplômée de l’Académie Royale des Beaux-arts de Bruxelles (ARBA-ESA) en Communication visuelle du graphisme et de l’image en 1992, Manon revient à Montréal et s’établit comme designer graphique à la pige. Elle poursuit une démarche personnelle d’exploration visuelle en photographie et plus récemment en vidéo. Installée dans les locaux de Skol depuis maintenant trois ans, elle réalise le matériel promotionnel du Centre. Elle a été approchée par Caroline Boileau et Chantal Neveu pour faire la conception, la réa 

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Maude Arès

Not available… maudeares.com   Selected works This is how we walk on the moon, Printemps-Été 2015, crédit photo: Maude Arès.   Montagne (Titre provisoire), Performance vidéo en collaboration avec Dominique Rivard, Hiver 2016, crédit photo: Maude Arès 

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Christina Battle

  Biography Originally from Edmonton, Alberta (Canada), Christina Battle is currently based in Denver, Colorado. Her works are often inspired by the role of official and non-official archives, our notions of evidence and explore themes of history and counter-memory, political mythology and environmental catastrophe. A contributing editor to INCITE Journal of Experimental Media, Christina also co-curates & organizes the media arts exhibition series Nothing To See Here in Denver. cbattle.com   Selected works End Transmission, 2015,  

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Laurence Beaudoin Morin

Laurence Beaudoin Morin is interested in the amplitude of a gesture in the physical space and in its memory ( seizable by the complicit gaze). Her gestures, among those of others, slip into the hollow of urban cracks and reveal an approach of interconnections and solidarity sharings, thus valuing the particular attention to the processual subjectivation of the present group. Laurence’s approach is a series of events aimed at initiating a reflection on the practice of gathering, highlighting the complexity of building political spaces. She 

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Vincent Bergeron

 

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Amber Berson

 

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Marie-Laurence Blouin

Marie-Laurence is a contractual textile assistant designer artist, amongst other, she worked as first hand  on Cirque du Soleil’s Zarkana. She completed her studies at CRDITM than her bachelors degree in Fibres at the University of Concordia where she’s been honored by SDA magazine for the excellence in her technique and her generosity in charing her knowledge with peers. She’s both interested in dresssing and covering people as to explore their microcosm. She also uses her art with kids with autism as a way to connect and le 

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Sophie Cardin

 

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LAETITIA DE CONINCK

Biography Laetitia de Coninck reflects on creative processes and life through a practice that merges process art with action art, photography, writing and video. She is interested in the links between body, space and time. In her practice, art and life are intimately linked: she is particularly attentive to wandering spaces where life emerges in surprising ways. Through her desire to build a close relationship with places and the elements that compound them, she observes interactions between bodies and their environment, always on the lookout  

Josepha Dumas

Biography Josepha Dumas is a multidisciplinary Haitian artist who chooses to work with tools that can not be erased to prove that, despite everything, her visions can finally become (another) reality. Today she focuses more on drawings / paintings and creates landscapes that represent her dreams, memories, and reality at the same time. These landscapes are created with an accumulation of points and lines to play with perspective and guide the viewer’s eye. She uses a lot of bright colors to represent the tropical climate of Haiti unlike d 

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Fanny Latreille

  Biography More informationt to come… cargocollective.com/fannylatreille   Selected works 

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Arkadi Lavoie-Lachapelle

  Biography Raised in the countryside and actually living in Montreal, my work has been presented in a variety of contexts, including anonymous and clandestine situations, in Quebec as well as in various large and small cities in Austria, France, Germany, Spain, and Russia. My artistic research is based on a few questions such as: if we scrub our dead skin, are we participating to the economic decreasing; did we know that one of the best sellers in the history, the Malleus Malificarum, was the book that explained how to torture the witches 

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Kate Lecours

Kate Lecours a complété des études en scénographie au Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Québec en 2006.  Depuis, elle poursuit différents projets artistiques en tant que scénographe, mais se penchant principalement sur le costume. De plus, elle enseigne en Arts, Lettres et communications de même qu’en conception de costume au collège LaSalle. Elle poursuit aussi un travail d’illustration et de manipulation textile lequel actualise et combine des techniques traditionnelles (aquarelle, broderie, etc.). Une influence de la mode con 

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Véronique Lévesque-Pelletier

 

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Jean-Philippe Luckhurst-Cartier

Biography Jean-Philippe Luckhurst-Cartier is a multidisciplinary action artist that works with appropriation and art pedagogy, slyly exploring history and the everyday. Context itself is the base material of Luckhurst-Cartier’s projects; whether brought to light through the use of found objects, installation, painting or performance, the private and public spaces he explores serve as starting point for personal, micropolitical and often surprising reflections. His works have been presented by organizations such as Espace Projet, Articule, 

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Kamissa Ma Koïta

Biography Not available…   Selected works Comment ne plus jamais se raser la chatte, La Passe, January 2016 Photo: Ioana Vanessa Bezman   MANIFEST.E – Édition 1 RÉSISTANCE with M-a Poulin, Galerie Gham & Dafe, November 2015 Photo: Ioana Vanessa Bezman   Ohm, performance with M-a Poulin, Sorel-Tracy FAST, August 2015 Photo: François Fréchette   Pour vivre, elle est vécu, LÀ art d’action, august 2015 Photo: Aymen Lajmi   Vous’autre, Skol, May 2016 Photo: Manoushka Larouche 

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Valérian Mazataud

  Biography Valerian Mazataud is a freelance documentary photographer born in France in 1978 and based in Montreal, Canada. He has a strong focus in immigration and natural resources. A self taught photographer since 2009, he owns a Msc in agronomy with a specialty in marine biology. He has worked on projects in the Middle-East, in Africa, or in Latin America. He has covered some of the main events of the past years, including the Haiti earthquake, the Arab spring, the draught in eastern Africa or the Syrian refugees crisis. He has won awa 

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Noémi McComber

 

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Olivia McGuilchrist

  Biography Olivia McGilchrist is a Jamaican-French visual artist who’s alter-ego Whitey explores physical expressions of emotional states in the search for cultural identity. She troubles her post-colonial white Creole female identity by remapping it within the tropical picturesque through photographs, performances and multi-screen video installations. Whitey‘s placement in the Jamaican physical and cultural landscape questions the role of racial, social and gender based categorization, classification and discrimination in the contemp 

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Hugo Nadeau

  Biography Visual, action art and poetry artist, Hugo Nadeau has shown his projects in Canada, United-States, Brazil, England and China. His works follows a path in which a lot of permanent projects are initiated and maintained, mainly on the Web, serving a conceptual and symbolic view of art practice. Part of these permanent organisations are : H1N1 Conspiracy, Model Citizen Project, H. Nadeau Building for Poetry, HNL (Hugo Nadeau League) and C.A.C.H.E. (Hugo’s Hidden art center for Eternity). The artist is born in St-Zacharie, Chaudie 

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Dong-Kyoon Nam

 

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NICOLE PANNETON

 

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WARTIN PANTOIS

Biography Wartin Pantois is a visual artist and a socially-conscious citizen. His artistic work highlights various concealed contemporary realities. His sensitive, socially committed site-specific artistic interventions stem from social concerns, conversations with citizens, and on-site observations. He questions social relationships and gives voice to the silenced, to foster reflections and debates. Using black and white in contrast with colour-saturated advertisements, Wartin Pantois includes gold leaf to some of his works to question the val 

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Nadia Seboussi

 

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Jacqueline van de Geer

  Biography Born in the Netherlands and immigrated in 2005 to Canada, Jacqueline van de Geer masters both a degree in Visual and Performance Arts. Her city of birth is Rotterdam, a scarred place that was bombed twice by accident in WW2. Growing up in a city that was always under reconstruction taught her a ‘do a lot with almost nothing’-approach to her practice. Jacqueline loves to create a space in which the participants are invited to open up to a collective experience, to share, to exchange, to be touched and to feel free to