[ISEA95] Artists Statement: Sylvie Bélanger & Elaine Frigon — La Centrale

Artists Statement

Satellite Event

The centre for women artists La Centrale is interested in the relationship between art & technology and in the questions surrounding new practises emerging from this marriage. La Centrale will present the works of two artists touching upon the senses in a technological context.

  • Sylvie Bélanger (Canada). Born in Quebec, this multimedia installation artist now lives in Toronto and teaches at the University of Windsor. A Fine Arts graduate from Concordia University, she received a Masters in Fine Arts from York University. Since 1984, her work has been exhibited in Canada, England, Belgium, Holland, France, Germany and Spain. She is represented in Toronto by the Linda Genereux Gallery and in Montreal by Galerie Samuel Lallouz.
  • Elaine Frigon (Canada) is a graduate in architecture and visual arts. She lives in Montreal and works primarily in video. In 1989, she created her first site-specific video installation, Portes secretes, while studying in San Francisco. Since then, she has produced numerous works. In 1995, she presented Dans tous les sens and participated in La 3e fenetre organized by Videographe.