BEHIND THE ROMEO’S GIN PROJECT, THERE’S A SERIES OF 24 MONTREAL ARTISTS. WE ASKED THEM A FEW QUESTIONS IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND THEIR VISION AND THEIR EXPERIENCE OF ROMEO’S MUSEUM, CANADA’S FIRST URBAN ART MUSEUM!
Q: How does it feel to be part of a project of urban art with 23 other local artists?
A: I am of course really happy. I am not only happy, I have also a lot of respect and admiration for my colleagues. So, to be part of this project is really exciting.
Q: How does it feel to create and work in a staircase?
A: Well, it is clear that there are some technical challenges. First, I am an artist that usually project my image, so it is obviously less easy with that. It’s not a place that is airy, so physically it is harder. Nevertheless, most of the time it is quiet, it’s easier to focus on my work. There is not much come and go, so it is a pleasant place to work.
Q: What is a museum for you?
A: For me, it’s a place where it shows artworks who confront me, who make me think and most of the time
She is mainly devoted to wall art. Her most recent works of art explore the pictorial representation of textile materials and motifs of various origins, their symbolic values, and the meaning created by their juxtaposition and new contextualization.
This work deals with the world of girls and preteens: in a setting created from scratch, it gives a child an aura of icon and raises questions about the predetermined expression of genres, images adopted by young girls and their relationship to aesthetic constraints or freely chosen