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Michèle Thériault

Affiliate Professor, Art History
Director, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery


Michèle Thériault
Office: LB 165
McConnell Library Building,
1400 De Maisonneuve W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4752                         

Michèle Thériault is a curator, writer and editor and is currently Director of the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University where she has developed a program that reflects upon contemporary artistic production and curatorial activity in relation to the recent history of contemporary art. In addition to her curatorial work, her essays and articles have appeared in exhibition catalogues, anthologies and journals. Recent publications include, Kent Monkman : My Treaty is with the Crown (2011), Hadjithomas and Joreige copublished with JPR|Ringier (2013) and the particular way in which a thing exists on the work of Martin Beck (upcoming fall 2013). From 1988 to 1996, she was a curator of contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto and has taught contemporary art and curatorial studies at the University of Ottawa. She has produced exhibitions and publications on and with the following artists : Pascal Grandmaison, Claude Tousignant, John Massey, Sylvia Kolbowski, Francis Alÿs, Harun Farocki, Raymond Gervais, Christof Migone, Carol Wainio, Barbara Steinman, Mona Hatoum, Walid Raad, Martin Beck, Olivia Boudreau and many more.

Research interests
  • Contemporary Art
  • Reflexive Frameworks in Art
  • Translational Issues in Art
  • Curatorial Practice and History
  • Exhibition Histories


ARTH 647 Issues in Curatorial Writing

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