The externship 2018




Les Territoires has launched the second edition of The Externship Mentorship Program.

Artists : Clara Couzino, Naakita Feldman-Kiss, Katerina Pansera, Julie Roch-Cuerrier, Luisina Sosa Rey, Eve Roy

Mentors : Jeanie Riddle (artist), Sylvain Bouthillette (artist) et Kimura Byol-Nathalie Lemoine (artist and curator)

From left to right : Katerina Pansera, Luisina Sosa Rey, Naakita Feldman-Kiss, Eve Roy, Julie Roch-Cuerrier, Clara Couzino

From left to right : Katerina Pansera, Luisina Sosa Rey, Naakita Feldman-Kiss, Eve Roy, Julie Roch-Cuerrier, Clara Couzino

About The Externship >

The 2018 Externship edition program will be headed by artists Jeanie Riddle, Sylvain Bouthillette as well as the artist and curator Kimura Byol-Nathalie Lemoine. The mentors will share their knowledge and accompany participating artists in the development of their project through regular, organized meetings.

About the mentors >

Jeanie Riddle’s work investigates the domestic and re-situates the everyday and time. She lives and works in Montreal where she earned her MFA at Concordia University (2005). She was the founding director of Parisian Laundry, assisting in launching the careers of emerging artists (2005-16). She has exhibited widely across Canada as well as in New York and Berlin. She is the recipient of numerous Canada Council grants including an International Residency in Paris, and her work is in numerous public and private collections including the T.D. Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, The Canadian Art Foundation, and The City of Montreal. She is represented by Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran.

Kimura Byol- Nathalie Lemoine is a feminist, conceptual and multimedia artist whose privileged themes are identities (diaspora, ethnicity, colorism, post-colonialism, immigration, genders) and who expresses it through calligraphy, painting, manipulated images, poetry, video and photography. Her work has been internationally exhibited and published. As a curator, Kimura develops projects that give a voice and a visibility to minorities and continues her work as an activist by documenting the history of adoption (abroad) in the media and the arts through the website ACA (the cultural archives of adoptees).

Sylvain Bouthillette is a multidisciplinary artist. His practice oscillates between music, dance, installation, painting and photography. Through his work's being both a mystical search and an aesthetic pursuit, the artist attempts to reconcile spiritual values with the intellectualism of critical discourse. Sylvain Bouthillette has been represented by Clint Roenisch Gallery of Toronto and Galerie Trois-Points in Montreal.


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We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.