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Université du Québec à Trois Rivières
Trois-Rivières, QC, G8Z
Canada

A wide overview of the art research and creation of the French Canadian Philippe Boissonnet. Art holography, digital photography, interactive installation, photo-performance, drawings, and more

Performance (photo-video)


NEW: video editing of photo-performance and participative installations. A 2007-2017 selection. On my youtube channel.


CARRYING THE WORLD TO THE WORLD'S EDGE -
2007 / 2018

Over 10 years of photo-performances created with an inflatable earth globe, photomontage printed as an artist book.

Digital prints series produced in three (3) signed copies: 2 of them are numbered 2/2 and are included in a wooden book/case, in a total of 23 photographic diptychs and one text by the philosopher and artist Hervé Fisher. These copies have the GPS coordinates transcribed on each print which corresponds to the place where the footage was shot. The third copy has been printed separatly, numbered E/A, and having only the topographic decription (no GPS coordinates) of the place where the performing has been acted.

Inkjet prints on Verona paper
71 x 26.5 cm each

 

Artist’s book in 24 copies on Verona paper
71 x 26.5 cm each. Wooden case in limited edition 2/2 (2019)


THE HOLOGRAPHIC SUITCASE (Venice)  Series
2017

Venice, July 3-9, 2017

Photo-performances with a plexiglass suitcase and a diffraction holographic film (HOE), produced within the framework of the collective project «Transparent Travel 2017» in Venice (Curated by The Two Gullivers, Montreal, Qc). Part of the series is being edited as an art print artist-book (in progress)


TRANSPARENT TRAVEL 2016 Series (New York)
2016

Manhattan, October 22nd

Photo-performances produced in collaboration (Beaulieu, Zayed, Haxhillari, Preka, Boissonnet) with clear plexiglass suitcases in the street of Manhattan and in front of the Withney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum and the Guggenheim Museum.

Curators: The Two Gullivers (Montréal, Qc)


A TRANSPARENT ART WORLD Series (Venice)
2015-2016

Photographic series. As part of the collective project “Transparent Travel 2015” in Venice.

Curators: The Two Gullivers (Montréal, Qc)

"A Transparent Art World (Hope)", photomontage, 2016


#WEARETHEWORLD artist-book and video (Venice)
2015

Artist’s book of a photo-performance produced in parallel with the 56th Venice Biennale with a clear Plexiglass suitcase and an inflatable earth globe. As part of the collective project “Transparent Travel 2015”. Limited edition of

“#Wearetheworld” (Venice), 2015, Inkjet digital print on paper. Artist’s book (cover), limited edition 5/5 32 x 20 cm (Folded book)

“#Wearetheworld” (Venice), 2015, Inkjet digital print on paper. Artist’s book (cover), limited edition 5/5
32 x 20 cm (Folded book)

“#Weartheworld” (Venice), 2015, Inkjet digital print on paper. Artist’s book (cover), limited edition 5/5
127 x 78 cm (Open book)

July 2nd, 2015

A 2:20 minute video-performance produced in parallel with the 56th Venice Biennale (Giardini) in front of the pavilions of the United States and Russia (with Lorraine Beaulieu).

Collective project “Transparent Travel 2015”

 


LIGNE DE PARTAGE (WATERSHED) video
2015

July 11th 2015
A 2:10 minute video-performance produced in the square of Belgrade (Serbia) city center with an inflatable earth globe and a see-through suitcase.


TRACE-PARENCES Series
1981

Artist book from a photo-performance. Inkjet prints on Archive paper (based on Kodak slides)
20.5 x 25.5 cm each