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Eddy Firmin in Conversation with Vanessa-Flore Firmin

Hosted by Conversations in Contemporary Art

Date & time
Friday, February 16, 2024
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This event is free


Visual Arts Building
1395 René Lévesque W.
Room 114

Wheel chair accessible


Work by Eddy Firmin

Artist, researcher, educator and current Artist in Residence in the Department of Studio Arts at Concordia University, Eddy Firmin, will discuss his practice and teaching work in the studios. He will be in conversation with Vanessa-Flore Firmin, followed by questions and discussion with the audience.

This event will be held in-person only. Seating is first-come, first-served and everyone is welcome. For those who cannot attend, video documentation will be uploaded to our Youtube channel after the event. 


Born and bred in the French Caribbean (Guadeloupe), Eddy Firmin is an artist-researcher, speaker, who lives and works in Montréal (Canada). He holds a PhD in Arts Studies and Practices from the Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) and a master's degree from l’École Supérieure d’Art et Design le Havre-Rouen (France). He  coordinates the publication of the decolonial magazine Minorit'Art. His visual artwork questions the transcultural logics of his identity and the power imbalances at play. On a theoretical level, he works on a Méthode Bossale, a proposal for the decolonization of the imaginary in art.

Originaire de la caraïbe française (Guadeloupe), Eddy Firmin est un artiste-chercheur, conférencier, vivant et travaillant à Montréal (Canada). Docteur en Études et Pratiques des Arts de l'Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) et détenteur d’une maîtrise de l’École Supérieure d’Art et Design le Havre-Rouen (France). lI coordonne  la publication de la revue décoloniale Minorit’Art. Son travail plastique interroge les logiques transculturelles de son identité et les rapports de forces qui s’y jouent. Au plan théorique, il travaille à une Méthode Bossale visant à décoloniser les imaginaires en art.

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