Over the last ten years, Mireille Bourgeois has independently curated and contributed to programs internationally and throughout Canada, as well as published critical writing for Visual Arts News, Creative Times Press, C-Magazine, and the Canadian Film Institute. Her research explores themes on synesthesia, nonsense, the sublime and stupidity, with research currently underway in the field of BioArt.
In addition to conferences and symposiums attended through Canada and the US, Bourgeois has travelled through England, Ireland, and Germany for independent research and curatorial scouting (2006-2009), took part in an Embassy of France funded media arts research trip to Marseille, Nantes, Paris, Metz (2010), was accepted into the HospitalField Arts residency program (2014) in Dundee, Scotland, will travel to Industrial Design Centre at the Indian Institute of Technology, the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, and KHOJ International in Mumbai and Pune, India (2015) to present current research. She will also be traveling through South Australia and Tasmania (2015), and Switzerland in 2016, also for curatorial research.
She is the publisher and contributing writer for an artist monograph titled Permanent Revolution: Istvan Kantor (2014), as well as Glow, Not Gold an artist book of three Canadian animators (2014). Recent and upcoming projects include (im)mobile, an exhibit co-curated with Chantal Molleur, of Edith Flückiger and Germaine Koh’s artwork, traveling to Switzerland (2016). Bourgeois completed a BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2001), and an MA from the Centre for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (2009) and is currently based in Nova Scotia, Canada where she works as Interim Curator for Arts Nova Scotia’s provincial art collection.
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