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Voices: GeneviУЈve Cadieux

Genevi ve Cadieux

Tuesday, February 24, 1998–Wednesday, February 25, 1998
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street

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GeneviУЈve Cadieux (born 1955) has mainly dealt with the medium of photography through large-scale photographic pieces, sculpture, or installations. She is concerned with the question of the body, as the locus of an interference between the private and the public domains. Often, family members have served as models in her photographic works. Perception, identity, empathy, and human suffering, are some of the existential questions examined by the artist, in abstract as well as figurative modes.

Cadieux has represented Canada in three major international biennials: Venice (1990), where she devised a seminal installation at the Canadian Pavilion; Sydney (1988 and 1990), and SУЃo Paulo (1987). She has exhibited at the Nouveau MusУЉe, Villeurbanne, France; MusУЉe dУЉpartemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, France; Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium; the Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; MusУЉe d’art contemporain de MontrУЉal, Canada; the Tate Gallery, London, England; the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio; the Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Copenhagen; and Miami Art Museum, Florida.

Cadieux has taught at the У‰cole nationale supУЉrieure des beaux-arts, Paris; the У‰cole supУЉrieure d’art, Grenoble, France; and the Universitat PolitУЈcnica de ValУЈncia, Spain. She received a BA in visual arts from the University of Ottawa.