Claire Savoie

Biography

Since 2006, Claire Savoie has been creating, among others, the ongoing work Aujourd’hui (dates‑vidéos), which consists of producing daily videos according to a specific protocol, of which more than 1200 have so far been made. She has exhibited her works in Quebec and abroad since 1984. They include Installations à grande échelle, presented at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Quebec City, 2016), Aujourd’hui (dates‑vidéos) at SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art as part of the Mois de la photo à Montréal (2011), Maintenant at the Musée régional de Rimouski (2007), 05.02.2006 – 05.02.2007 (dates-vidéos) at VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine (Montreal, 2007), Avancer dans le brouillard at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (2004), and Le ludique at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (2001) as well as at the Musée d’art moderne Lille Métropole (France, 2003).

Exhibition

Period rooms. 8 art experimentations,
24 historic interiors
2019.06.12 – 10.20

Curated by Marie J. Jean, this event presents experimentations by seven contemporary artists—Steve Bates, Thomas Bégin, Pierre Dorion, Frédérick Gravel, Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn, Jocelyn Robert, and Claire Savoie—in the period interiors of the Château Dufresne, the Château Ramezay, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier residence, and the Guido Molinari Foundation. Concurrently, at VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine, Klaus Scherübel has produced an art intervention that employs the period room format to reconstitute two exhibitions organized in 1947 by the Automatist artists.

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Exhibition | Château Dufresne. Musée et lieu historique patrimonial

Exhibition

Time as Activity (*)
2009.12.09 - 07.11

While nowadays, ‘documentation’ has widely been accepted and understood as one of the main paradigms of conceptual art, there has only been few attention for the ‘description’—especially considering how intrinsic this activity…

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Exhibition

Claire Savoie. 05.02.2006 - 05.02.2007 (date-vidéos)
2007.01.20 - 03.03

For some years now, the work of Claire Savoie has deployed a poetics of grazing and dizziness. Paradoxically, the artist has mapped out the…

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Publication

I am telling you that I am incapable of ending this activity. Claire Savoie

This first monograph devoted to the work of Claire Savoie documents and analyzes her videographic output as well as recent and older installations…

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Exhibition

Species of Spaces
2003.06.19 - 08.17

Each of us is limited by the space in which we live. Its shapes, brought into being by walls, houses, buildings, streets, cities, and suburbs…

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Publication

Species of Spaces

Each of us is limited by the space in which we live. Its shapes, brought into being by walls, houses, buildings, streets, cities, and suburbs, order our movements and situate us in a precise setting. Space is thus made up of divisions…

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