Y'a rien à voir

© K. Côté, 2008

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© K. Côté, 2008

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Y'a rien à voir

Residency March – June, 2011

Artist Talk
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5:30 pm

Winner of the inaugural Ateliers studios Saguenay-Montréal production/residency grant (digital arts and new media) for artists from Ville de Saguenay and the island of Montreal.

A collaboration between the arts councils (CALQ, CAM, CAS), in partnership with OBORO and ESPACE VIRTUEL.

Karine Côté playfully subverts the spectator's gaze by repurposing the familiar nature of art objects in space and time. During her residency, she will conduct research for a living wall that would allow the exploration of the natural choreography that operates between a viewer and a work of art, where an individual's movements generate reciprocal audio-visual and physical signals.

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Karine Côté

Based in Alma, in the Lac Saint-Jean, Karine Côté holds a master's degree from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. She has had numerous solo exhibitions in artist-run centres in Quebec, notably at Le Lobe, VU, Espace F and Langage Plus. In 2008, she received the Strasbourg (France) Rotary Art Award. She participated in artist residencies in France and in Quebec, and the Loto-Quebec Art Bank holds a number of works.