ABOUT MY WORK

In my work, I conceive of inhabited territories as an ensemble of historical layers that shape and standardize the power structures in society. More precisely, I'm interested in the presence of nature in cities as a means of dividing oppressive systems, such as colonialism and capitalism. My works serve as translations of personal experiences in unoccupied spaces found in the unceded Mohawk territory Tio’tia:ke (so-called Montréal). These abandoned spaces favour an ecosystem in which native nature endures constant changes. They represent a void within the flow of cities, a state of inactivity in the context of a production-driven society. Using scientific-type surveying as part of a methodical approach (consisting of exploring the terrain, taking samples, researching archives, collecting images and found objects, etc.), I generate a formal analysis of the biodiversity found in these locations. I exploit these observations as the basis for a multidisciplinary approach that includes textiles, photography, and printing techniques, thereby creating a succession of images that are visually reminiscent of scientific illustrations and self-referential symbolic landmarks.

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prima materia

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prima materia

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Flore

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Ungardening

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