La recherche

Annie Baillargeon,
Ville de Québec, QC

Size

25" x 25"

Medium

Photographie et peinture

Dealing with generational and social transmission, this piece combines performance art, photography and painting. It consists of a series of photos that were taken as the artist carried out various actions with her daughter in pre-designed sets. The artist then painted directly on the edited and printed images.

Cette oeuvre portant sur la transmission générationnelle et sociale, allie performance, photographie et peinture. Elle consiste en une série d’images issues de séances photo pendant lesquelles l’artiste performe diverses actions avec sa fille au cœur de décors préfabriqués. Après les avoir montées, l’artiste peint ensuite directement sur les images.

La recherche

Annie Baillargeon,
Ville de Québec, QC

À propos de l'artiste
À propos de l'artiste

Annie Baillargeon
Ville de Québec, QC

Annie Baillargeon lives and works in Quebec City. Her multidisciplinary approach integrates painting, performance and photography to propose an exhilarating and transgressive representation of the body. She co-founded Les Fermières Obsédées, an art collective known for their irreverent action art. Many art centres in Quebec and Canada have presented her solo work: L’Oeil de poisson and the Centre VU of Quebec City, Gallery Séquence in Saguenay, and Gallery 44 in Toronto. She has also taken part in numerous group exhibitions, most notably: Appearances at the Musée d’art contemporain of Montréal, C’est arrivé près de chez vous at the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec, In a Post-World : Post-punk Art Now presented at The Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn, and Touched at the Liverpool Biennial. In 2017 she was longlisted for the Sobey Art Award.

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