Caroline Monnet

2019 Archive

A multidisciplinary artist, Caroline Monnet (Algonquin-French, born in Outaouais, QC, Canada; lives in Montreal, QC Canada) studied sociology and communication at the University of Ottawa and the University of Granada before pursuing a career in visual arts and filmmaking. Her work is included in numerous collections such as: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; RBC Royal Bank; and Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.

Hear Caroline Monnet on episode 1 of the Toronto Biennial of Art Podcast “Short Format”, available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.

Works

Caroline Monnet at Small Arms

Location: Small Arms Inspection Building

In The Flow Between Hard Places, the undulating edges of this monumental sculpture represent the sound waves created in uttering the word pasapkedjinawong (“the river that passes between the rocks”) in Anishinaabemowin, as spoken by Anishnaabe Elder Rose Wawatie-Beaudoin. A river is constantly in motion—a symbol for the power of…

Programs

Short Format Podcast Series

Short Format is a podcast series created by Aliya Pabani and Angela Shackel for the Toronto Biennial of Art. In expanding dialogues around the inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art, selected artists discussed their practice and processes in a series of short format podcasts and audiograms. Participating artists and collectives included…

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