Benjamin J. Allard


Autorésidences is a remote residency program created by the AXENÉO7 artist-run centre in the exceptional context of the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to support research and development of current art practices.

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Benjamin J. Allard is an artist, teacher, radio producer, cultural worker and a passionate reader of conceptual art. He holds a Masters in Visuals Arts from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) as well as a Bachelors in Communication Studies from Concordia University (Montreal). His projects are collaborative, in situ or interactive, and often engages with para-artistic techniques such as advertising and interviews. Allard is interested in exploring various themes related to the political dimensions of our private lives. He recently presented his work in collaboration with the CIBL radio station (Montreal), The Institute for the Humanities (Vancouver) and the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery (Vancouver). His texts have been recently published in the magazine Inter.