Commissariat / Curatorial                                           Text(e)s             
Selected texts

2023 — Exhibition essay for The clearest image, by Colin Miner – Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2022 — Curatorial essay for Nathan Eugene Carson: Cut from the same cloth [Power Plant Pages No. 17] – co-published by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Hamilton

2021 — Curatorial essay for You just hold your breath – self-published

2021 — Short reflection for exhibition catalogue Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds – co-published by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery, and Hirmer Verlag

2020 — Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency – Book Review for Prefix Photo, Issue 42

2019 — A Sensation Best Described by Another, by Jean-Paul Kelly – Exhibition review for C Magazine, Issue 144

2019 — Migrating the Margins (AGYU) – Book review for Prefix Photo, Issue 40

2019 — Virginia Lee Montgomery: Ponytails, Power Drills, and Political Action – Femme Art Review, London, ON

2019 — The Work of Wind: Land (Blackwood Gallery) – Book review for Prefix Photo, Issue 39

2019 — Makeshift privacy and pissing bodies: in conversation with HaeAhn Kwon – Public Parking, Winnipeg, MB

2018 — Tacita Dean’s Wanderlust – Ecstatic Essays by Blank Cheque Press, Toronto, ON

2018 — Metabolization and Transference (or musings on colour) – Cross Process Issue 2, Toronto, ON

2018 — Exhibition essay for Magpie Landscapes, by Adrienne Scott – Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, ON

2018 — Exhibition essay for void loop(), by Anna Eyler and Nicolas Lapointe – City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

2018 — Exhibition essay for works by Pudy Tong and Josh Brien – Open Studio, Toronto, ON

2017 — Poetic Prosthetics: Amalia Pica’s ‘ears to speak of’ – Graphite Publications, Montreal, QC

Editing and translation (selected)

2023 — Ci-gisent les iris, exhibition text by Valérie Litalien (English translation) — Gallery 44, Toronto

2023 — we imitate sleep to dream of dissent, artist publication by Emily DiCarlo (essay editor)

2022 — vous dites, video work by Mégane Voghell in Big Bad Wold (English translation)— Pumice Raft, Toronto, ON

2022 — Interview with artist Cecilia Bracmort and curator Josephine Denis (English translation and transcription) – Gallery 44 Digital

2021 — Moving Trailer 2017/2019 (French translation) – Quite Ourselves, Montreal, QC

Laura Demers 2024