Isabelle Gagné


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  • Multimedia Artist and Graphic Designer

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  • ISEA2020

    Isabelle Gagné is a multimedia artist who lives and works in Mirabel. Strongly fuelled by her digital environment, the artist has a particular interest in Quebec’s heritage markers. Her work is based on photography, poetry, digital archives and devices deployed on the network.

    Since 2009, her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Canada and abroad, including the Gallery on the Corner in London (2011), the Léo-Ayotte Art Centre in Shawinigan (2012), the Lunch Box Art Gallery in Miami (2012), the Factory Art Gallery in Berlin (2013), the National Exhibition Centre at Saguenay (2014, 2018), at the Irohani Gallery in Osaka (2014), at Montreal Photo Month (2015, now MOMENTA Image Biennale), at TOPO – Digital Writing Laboratory (2017), at the International Meetings of Photography in Gaspésie (2018), Vaste et Vague (2018) at the Amalgame Gallery (2019), at Sporobole as part of Espace [IM] Media (2019), at Particle Pavilion of the Wrong Biennale (2020) and Re| Search for the Canada Research Chair in Digital Arts and Literature (2020).

    A pioneer of mobile art in Canada, she co-founded the Mobile Art Movement (MAM) in 2011 and co-directed the exhibition and catalogue Mobilisations – Mobile Art in Quebec from 2016 to 2018. She co-authored “Why Mobile Art,” an essay published in the journal Théorème by Sorbonne News Press (2018).


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  • Mirabel, Québec, Canada

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