Artist

Isabelle Hayeur

Isabelle Hayeur was born in Montreal (Quebec) in 1969. She currently lives and works in Montreal. She holds a Bachelor’s (1996) and a Master’s (2002) degrees in Fine Arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She is mostly known for her large-size photomontages, her videos and her site-specific installations. Her work is situated within a critical approach to the environment, urban development and to social conditions. She is particularly interested in the feelings of alienation, uprooting and dislocation. Her artworks have been shown in the context of numerous exhibitions and festivals. She has taken part in several important public showings, among others at the National Gallery of Canada, at the Musée d’art contemporain of Montreal, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts (MassMoca), at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in Berlin, at the Tampa Museum of Art, at the Musée national des Beaux-arts du Québec, at the Oakville Galleries and at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago.

Videography

La saison sombre (The Dark Season)

2014, 08:45 minutes, colour

Aftermaths

2013, 14:45 minutes, colour

Flow

2013, 10:45 minutes, colour

Castaway

2012, 14:00 minutes, colour

Uprooted

2012, 10:45 minutes, colour

Private Views

2010, 08:17 minutes, colour

The Fire Theft

2010, 09:00 minutes, colour

Hindsight

2009, 08:30 minutes, colour, English

Losing Ground

2009, 13:00 minutes, colour

Vertige

2000, 11:45 minutes, colour

Critical Writing

Awakening blurs distinction between film and photos
by Lehmann Henry. The Gazette, May 29, 2004.
Galerie Vox Awakening: Good Peeps
by Melora Koepke. Hour, 2004.
The Desert[ed]
by David Theodore. Canadian Architect, Nov. 2004.
Après la pluie, le désert fleurit
by Martine Rouleau. Vie des Arts, 2004, v. 49, no. 197.
Portalography: Women's Video in Quebec with Anne Golden
by Robert Enright. Poolside, 2002.