Artist Talk: Isabelle Hayeur
Engaging with altered landscapes, suburban areas and tourist sites, Hayeur uses digital photomontage and compositing to investigate social issues, urban planning and environmental concerns.
Isabelle Hayeur is an image-based artist, born in Montreal in 1969. She holds a Bachelor’s (1996) and a Master’s (2002) degrees in Fine Arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She is mostly known for her large-size photomontages, her videos, and her site-specific installations.
Hayeur’s works have been widely shown throughout Canada, in Europe, and in the United States. Some have also been exhibited in Mexico, in Argentina, in Turkey, and in Japan. She has taken part in several important exhibitions, among others at the National Gallery of Canada, at the Musée d’art contemporain of Montreal, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts (MassMoca), at the Casino Luxembourg — Forum d'art contemporain, at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and at the Tampa Museum of Art.
Presented by The Ryerson Kodak Lecture Series and The Ryerson Student Lecture Series.