After devoting a number of projects to the world of work, Montreal photographer and videographer Emmanuelle Léonard investigates the notions of visual traces and information in her most recent works. Since 2007, Léonard has been making videos and photographic series on the themes of the police and the criminal investigation. In the project Homicide, détenu […]
[Fall 2008] Donald Browne Galery, Montreal April 19–May 24, 2008 In her new exhibition at Galerie Donald Browne, Emmanuel Léonard made her consummately subversive voice heard from the outset. Her singular art of juxtaposition, theatricality, gathered “evidence,” and narrative layering once again adumbrated an environmental volume that radically exceeded the sum of its parts. The […]
[Spring 2006] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Abstract The author bases himself on Michel Foucault’s analysis of Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon to examine the works of Emmanuelle Léonard – more specifically, the video installation Guardia, resguárdeme (Guard, protect me), […]
[Fall 2005] Emmanuelle Léonard : Un livre de photographies Montréal, Occurrence 2005 Emmanuelle Léonard has exhibited a growing body of work since 1996, steadily evolving into a contemporary photographer whose next project is eagerly anticipated. Her complex images not only explore the theoretical terrain between photographer, subject, and viewer, but also serve to disentangle pervasively […]
[Summer 2002] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Dans le cadre de l’exposition La vie en temps réel. Mode ralenti. Espace Vox, du 22 mars au 26 mai 2002.
[Spring 2001] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Textes de Lise Lamarche et Guy Mercier Éditions J’ai vu, collection L’opposite, Québec, 2000, 112 p. (107 ill. n. et bl.)