Maude Johnson is an independent curator and writer who lives and works in Montréal. She holds an MA in art history from Concordia University and a BFA in art history from Université du Québec à Montréal. She is interested in the relationship among bodies, times, and spaces. In her explorations of performative and curatorial practices, she probes methodologies, mechanisms, and languages in interdisciplinary works. Her recent curating projects have been presented in the SIGHTINGS space of the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery (Montréal, 2016), at Artexte (Montréal, 2018), and at Critical Distance Centre for Curators (Toronto, 2018). Her writing has accompanied exhibition projects such as do it Montréal (Galerie de l’UQAM, 2016) and 150 ans | 150 oeuvres : l’art au Canada comme acte d’histoire (Galerie de l’UQAM, 2018). A regular contributor to Espace art actuel and esse arts + opinions, she was the 2015 winner of the latter’s Young Critics Competition. She is the executive and curatorial assistant for MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image.
MOMENTA x VOX. The Life of Things
2019.09.05 – 10.13
Curated by María Wills Londoño in collaboration with Audrey Genois and Maude Johnson, MOMENTA 2019 proposes a piercing look at the life of things, bringing into dialogue their consumerist and symbolic dimensions. Presented simultaneously at two locations—VOX and the Galerie de l’UQAM—the thematic exhibition generates a conversation fueled by the works of twenty-two artists and meshes four components…Read more
MOMENTA x VOX. Wet Futures
2021.09.08 – 10.24
For its 17th edition, titled Sensing Nature, MOMENTA Biennale de l’image humbly invites us to consider environmental justice and its intersections with social justice as a matter of sensing and feeling as much as of analysis and grassroots activism.Read more