Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte

Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte
Simon Fraser University · School of Communication

Master of Fine Arts

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Introduction
Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte is a visual and media artist, independent curator, author, and independent researcher based in Vancouver. She is currently completing a PhD in Communication at Simon Fraser University, studying the impact of cultural policies on BC artist-run centres. In recent years, she has worked as lead researcher/consultant on various sectoral research and community consultation projects commissioned by national and provincial arts service organizations. She has also been involved with the Pacific Association of Artist-Run Centres, VIVO Media Arts Centre, and Aphotic Theatre as a board member. Mariane has exhibited artistic and curatorial projects across Canada and has contributed articles to a number of artistic and scholarly publications.

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Publications (19)
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In 2017, Canadian cultural policy officially “went digital” with the launch of Creative Canada, a new policy framework poised to address the effects of the digital turn in information and communication technologies (ICTs). The chapter argues that Creative Canada sets a digital cultural industrialism rationale for Canadian cultural policy and consid...
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Le Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ) a fait circuler un sondage électronique auprès de ses membres afin de comprendre et de documenter les défis du virage numérique auxquels ceux-ci sont confrontés. Le rapport fait état des résultats d’une démarche de consultation entreprise par le RCAAQ auprès de ses membres dans le b...
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En septembre 2017, le ministère du Patrimoine canadien a lancé Canada créatif, un nouveau cadre stratégique qui positionne les industries créatives au centre de l’identité culturelle et de l’économie du Canada. À l’issue des consultations #verslenumerique en 2016-2017 (Le contenu canadien dans un monde numérique), qui sondait les Canadiens sur l’av...
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In September 2017, the Department of Canadian Heritage launched Creative Canada, a new policy framework that positions the creative industries at the core of Canada's cultural identity and economy. Produced as an outcome of the 2016-17 Canadian Content in a Digital World consultations, which polled Canadians on the future of the cultural and creati...
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Role: Lead Researcher/Consultant Parallel research projects commissioned by: Canadian Artists' Representation/Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC), Ottawa, ON Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference/Conférence des collectifs et des centres d'artistes autogérés (ARCA), Montreal, QC CARFAC Research: Community consultation to assess profes...
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Collective Walks / Spaces of Contestation, a multilayered project realized in 2013–2014 through the artist-run center UNIT/PITT Projects’ curatorial residency program, involved the commission of four site-specific participatory performances presented in and around Vancouver, Canada, a gallery exhibition, a series of discursive events, and a series...
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Decoy: The Portfolio Series Through the lens of contemporary and local artists’ practices, each curated portfolio investigates specific topics in Vancouver’s current socio-economic and cultural situation in relation to the city’s history and projected future. The third portfolio series investigates notions of “land claims” as they relate to the pa...
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Texte accompagnant le project "Le pelleteur de gravier" de Vincent Charlebois, commandé par Dare-Dare, Centre de diffusion d'arts multidisciplinaires: http://www.dare-dare.org/fr/evenements/vincent-charlebois
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Unlearning Walks is a chronicle and blueprint for the work of the Unlearning Walking Club, a project of artists Zoe Kreye and Catherine Grau. As part of the series Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation, UNIT/PITT acted as a host and base for the Unlearning Walking Club for seven weeks in the spring of 2014, leading to explorations of the unknown,...
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Far from being exhaustive, the present Sélection of Canadian artist-run centres’ publications—many bilingual in French and English, representing mostly the Québec and French Canadian scenes in Canada—presents a cross-section of titles published from 1991 to today. This initiative stems from a desire to revive or re-circulate key texts and documents...
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Didier Morelli’s La Fête Permanente borrows the name of Robert Filliou and George Brecht’s Eternal Network to describe his collaboration with the members of Britannia High School’s Outreach Alternative Program in Vancouver. Over several weeks, the students evolved a collective practice exploring the formal and social implications of collective acti...
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Journal name: C Magazine On June 15, 2013, an eclectic group of a dozen novice unleamers came together to take part in a 12-hour procession through the city of Vancouver. This collective walk was organized by Zoë Kreye and Catherine Grau as the culminating event of a year-long artistic project researching modes of understanding and being in the wo...
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TRACTS is an artist’s book that serves as a curatorial manifesto for Collective Walks/Spaces of Contestation, a series of talks, public actions, publications, performances, and an exhibition curated by Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte in 2013-2014. https://www.helenpittgallery.org/publications/tracts/
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Journal: esse: arts + opinions Re-enactment as an artistic endeavour does not simply replicate a past event: it re-actualizes it. By doing so, the re-enactment complicates the original event’s rapport with time and changes our perception of this event in the present. Reproduction is implicit; however, what the re-enactment induces is the production...
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Ten artists have explored various aspects of the city of Laval through lived experiences, on-site expeditions, historical research, and the projection of possibilities. Via a series of postcards, these artists propose speculative, imaginative, and imprecise conceptions of this suburb. These Laval Chronicles propose a discovery of Laval in all its s...
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Lettres/Letters is a book of artists projects that explore the book and text through various lenses by dealing materially or conceptually with notions such as the relation between text and image, the printed matter, narration and the book as object. It features the work of Fiona Annis, Claire Dumoulin, Nadège Grebmeier Forget, Jim Holyoak, Jp King,...

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