Julie Andrée T
Julie Andrée T.’s installations and performance works have been shown in Canada, U.S.A, South America, Asia and Europe. She was part of PME, and experimental theater company directed by Jacob Wren. She has collaborated with various people like choreographers Benoit Lachambre, Xavier Le Roy, Dominique Porte, Martin Bélanger and the filmmaker Dominic Gagnon. Since 2003 she has been part of the performance group Black Market International. She worked with the collective PONI from Brussels as co-artistic-director in 2007.
For Julie Andrée T. ,practicing art should be a reflection of daily life and the dark ages we are presently in. Body and space are the center of her research. She uses the body as a space and vehicle for metaphors and poetry.
She tries to reach a place where personal identity is lost. Although this is a utopia, it might be the only way to find a common abstract language to understand what we do and who we are.
In 2005 she presented at Skol gallery (Montreal) “Weather Report/Potentiels évoqués” a series of installation-environment exploring the human body in different construct environment where weather, architecture and sound co-existed.
2007 she created « Études d’un phénomène ou l’invention d’un souvenir”
at Chambre Blanche (Quebec) where she was artist in residence for 3 months. This exhibition was an exploration of the human fascination for weather and natural disaster in the age of spectacle and medias.
Julie Andrée T. was in 2008-2009 guest artist Faculty at the School of museum of Fine Arts in Boston (USA) where she was teaching performance art.
She is part of the programming comity of Inter/Lieu (Quebec city) an artist run center dedicated to performance and Installation.