Nicole Gingras

Curator of Manif d’art 6

Nicole Gingras

Québec City native Nicole Gingras has lived in Montréal since 1982. As an independent curator, or in collaboration with university galleries, artist-run centres, museums and festivals, she has signed several important monographic or thematic exhibitions.

Ms. Gingras has been editor of several publications, including an anthology on sound, with an accompanying CD, published by éditions Artextes. She has also developed numerous film, video and webart programs presented in Québec, Canada and Europe.

Nicole Gingras has programmed the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) Experimental section in Montréal since 2003 and recently curated TraficART 2010, a contemporary art biennial organized and produced by [Séquence], Saguenay.

Nicole Gingras was trained in visual arts, cinema and art history at Université Laval, Concordia University and Université de Montréal. In 2005, she won the Joan-Yvonne-Lowndes Award, given to an independent curator by the Canada Council for the Arts, and in 1997, the George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, Art Librarians Society of North America (ARLIS-NA) for the catalogue Raymonde April: Les fleuves invisibles. Ms. Gingras teaches at Concordia University.

In December 2011, Nicole Gingras, was awarded Curator of the year at the Contemporary Art Galleries Association’s Visual Art Awards. She was also nominated for Best exhibition, Best art event & Best regional exhibition.

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© Photo: Manif d'art, Daniel Vandal

Manif d'art 6

3 May - 3 June 2012

Québec City, Canada

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