Marie-Andrée Godin

Research-creation residency
November 28 to December 18, 2016


Marie-Andrée GODIN’s work examines the figure of the witch as a feminist symbol; magic; post-capitalism; and anarchy.

Taking the witchcraft ritual “Drawing down the moon” as the point of departure of a narrative thread, Marie-Andrée will create her first video work in which, like a collage, still images will blend with moving images.

Marie-Andrée Godin holds a bachelor’s degree in visual art and media arts as well a master’s degree in art from Université Laval. She is the recipient of several scholarships, including the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) and the Leadership and Sustainable Development Award from Université Laval. She is also the winner of the Première Ovation program in Quebec City, and has received funding from the SODEC for her work.

Her current researches focuses on the figure of the witch as a feminist symbol. Through her art, the artist questions language and critical positionning, by playing with the concepts of a-hierarchy, acts of fabrication and holistic thinking. Her work is mainly in the fields of installation and art-performance and has been presented in Canada, United States, Japan and Finland.