François Lemieux

Biography

François Lemieux makes books and exhibitions. His practice aims to prompt collective thinking about the notions of power, value, and the relationship to the norm. In Canada, his works have been presented in venues including VOX, the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, articule, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and the Banff Centre. He has also exhibited at the Künstlerhaus Betanien, SP2, the Leipziger Kunstverein and the Künstlerresidenz Blumen and Kunstwerk galleries (Germany), the Tenjinyama Art Studio (Japan), the 1646 and Walden Affairs galleries (Netherlands) as well as the Fabbrica del Vapore and as part of the program FAR at the Fondazione Antonio Ratti (Italy). He has initiated many collective and independent projects including WLTWSAETLV and Le Merle. Cahiers sur les mots et les gestes, a zine which he coedits since 2011 and which is archived online at https://lemerle.xyz/

François Lemieux, Un soleil difficile, still, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition

The Radical Imaginary II: Reclaiming Value
2022.09.09 - 12.03

The economy is the institution studied in this second installment in the series of exhibitions The Radical Imaginary, organized by a collective of artists and scholars comprised of Erik Bordeleau, François Lemieux, Marilou Lemmens and Bernard Schütze.

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Exhibition

François Lemieux. Un soleil difficile
2017.01.14 - 03.18

This new exhibition of works by François Lemieux examines the multiple uses of the metaphor of transparency, and the changes it has undergone in Modernity…

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Event

Discussion with François Lemieux, Erik Bordeleau and Josianne Poirier
2017.03.01

VOX invites you to a discussion around the issues raised by the exhibition Un soleil difficile. This roundtable will bring together the artist, François Lemieux, Erik Bordeleau and Josianne Poirier.

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