Jocelyn Robert

Biography

Jocelyn Robert works in music, audio art, computer-based art, performance, installation, video and text. His installations and videos have been shown internationally, and his sound works can be found on more than 30 compact discs. His work is the subject of multiple essays and publications, including three monographs published by the Galerie de l’UQAM, VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine, and the Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes. Robert founded the Avatar audio and electronic arts centre, and helped found the Méduse co-op in Quebec City. He has lectured at Mills College in Oakland, California, and at Université du Québec à Montréal. Since 2008, he has taught at the Université Laval School of Art in Quebec City.

www.jocelynrobert.com

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 | Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

Exhibition

Mobile Space
2008.04.05 - 05.31

The hypermobility of individuals today, Montréal’s urban development as a sort of archipelago of specialization, mass tourism and the consequent…

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Exhibition

Jocelyn Robert
2005.02.24 - 04.16

Marie Fraser : People often see your works as sound experiments, even though images almost always play an important role in them…

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Publication

Aucune de mes mains ne fait mal. Jocelyn Robert

Designed like an artist’s book, this exhibition catalogue presents and documents the installation Aucune de mes mains ne fait mal, which was created especially for the space of VOX…

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