Alain Paiement

Biography

Born in Montreal in 1960. Lives and works in Montreal.

Alain Paiement’s works have been shown extensively in North America and Europe, including the Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair (ARCO’05 and ’04) and the exhibition The Space of Making, organized by VOX and presented in Germany in 2005. He has had solo shows at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (2004), Tinglado 2, Tarragone, Spain (2004), the Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (2004), the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal (2003) and Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal (2002). His works are part of several public collections. Alain Paiement teaches at École des arts visuels et médiatique, Université du Québec à Montréal.

 

Exhibition

Urban Rhythms
2007.03.24 - 2008.02.10

The city fascinates. It repels even as it seduces. Very early on, it became a favoured theme of many artists, and a preferential space…

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Exhibition

The Space of Making
2005.01.14 - 02.27

In 1969, Jeff Wall published Landscape Manual, a book whose annotated text provided a commentary on the making of landscape photographs…

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Exhibition

Species of Spaces
2003.06.19 - 08.17

Each of us is limited by the space in which we live. Its shapes, brought into being by walls, houses, buildings, streets, cities, and suburbs…

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Publication

Species of Spaces

Each of us is limited by the space in which we live. Its shapes, brought into being by walls, houses, buildings, streets, cities, and suburbs, order our movements and situate us in a precise setting. Space is thus made up of divisions…

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