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Lives and works in Montreal, Canada

EDUCATION
MA Fine Arts, Central Saint-Martins – University of the Arts, London/UK, 2010
BA Communications-Interactive Arts, University of Quebec in Montreal/Canada, 1999

Continuing education
Artist School, Moving Images Biennale, LUX/ICA, lead by Ian White, London/UK 2012
Media Arts Workshop, lead by Nathalie Bachand, Oboro, 2014
Agit-Prop Workshop, lead by Alexandre Castonguay/Thomas Ouellet Fredericks, EasternBloc, 2016
Vegetal Amplification System, lead by Anne-Françoise Jacques, EasternBloc, 2018
AudioSensitive, lead by Magali Babin, Oboro, 2018

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2018 Daïmon, Gatineau, Canada
2016  Sagamie Center, Alma, Canada
2014
– Atina 2014 Residency Incontro Culturale, Beatrice L’ente per l’infanzia, Italy
– Aux Marches de l’été, (Stage Design The Anechoic Chamber), Bordeaux/France
– Centre chorégraphique d’Avignon (Stage Design The Anechoic Chamber with choreographer Jean-Sebastien Lourdais), Avignon/France

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, VIDEO PERFORMANCES & ARTIST TALK 
2017
Solo show, L’État des matières, Outremont gallery, curated by Nathalie Bachand. Part of Un million d’horizons; 19 exhibitions to celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary. Montreal/Canada
Run for art group show, funding exhibition, Circa Gallery, Montreal/Canada
Artist Talk, Looking at the overlooked, KIKK Festival, Namûrs/Belgium

2016
Below the Surface group show, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles/USA
Gallery Artists Show, Youn Gallery, Montreal/Canada

2015
The Anechoic Chamber, Festival Trans-Amérique (FTA), stage design with choreographer Jean-Sébastien Lourdais, Montreal/Canada
Materiology, two-person show, Youn Gallery, Montreal/Canada
The Anechoic Chamber, Les Hivernales Festival, Avignon/France

2014
Glow, Youn Gallery, Montreal/Canada
Manifestazione di arte contemporanea, Palazzo ducale Cantelmo, Atina/Italy
Incontro Culturale&Artistico, Sant’Ambrogio sul Garigliano/Italy
Black Rainbow, Youn Gallery, Montreal/Canada

2013
Mini Moi, Youn Gallery, Montreal/Canada
Show Off, délégation québécoise, commissariat Dominique Moulon, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris/France

2012
Santorini Biennale, Santorini/Greece
Surfaces: Works on Paper, Sput+nik Gallery, Porto/Portugal
Analogue/Digital 100 years of printmaking, Lethaby Gallery, London/UK

2011
Plat(t)form11, Fotomuseum, Winthertur/Switzerland
101, The LAB Gallery, NYC/USA
Art Redistribution Group, Gallery Arcadia Missa, London/UK
Snowball Video Program, curated by Kim Kielhofner, Articule Gallery, Montreal/Canada
The Re-Show Group show, High Wycombe/UK
Artist Talk, ISEA, Istanbul/Turkey

2010
Art Book Fair video exhibition, The Stanley&Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds/UK
Necessary Illusions, group show, Bargehouse, London/UK

2009
Electromarine, Brise-Glace du Musée maritime du Québec, l’Islet-sur-Mer/Canada
Control/Reaction, videowork for choreographer Jean-Sebastien Lourdais, Tangente, Montreal/Canada

2008
Popcore, collaboration with Skzieve, Gallery SAT, Montreal/Canada
Control/Reaction, videowork for choreographer Jean-Sebastien Lourdais, Cultural Houses Montreal/Canada

2006
The Matthew Barney Show, group show, curated by artist Eric Doeringer, Gallery BOCA, San Francisco/USA

1999
New media Lounge, Gmelkpoitroujlev collective, New Cinema Festival, Montreal/Canada
Interactive showcase, Gmelkpoitroujlev collective, Goethe Institut, Toronto/Canada

ART FAIRS
2017 St-Lambert Contemporary Art Fair (FAC), selected artist, St-Lambert/Canada
2016 Papier Art Fair, Youn Gallery booth, Montreal/Canada
2015 Art on Paper, Miami/USA
Papier Art Fair, Montreal/Canada
Love Art Fair, Toronto/Canada
2014  Affordable Art Fair, NYC/USA
Love Art Fair, Toronto/Canada
2011 20/21 British Art Fair, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London/UK
AFF Battersea, curated space by Jotta Contemporary, London/UK
Artsmart, Jotta Contemporary, London/UK
AFF Hampstead, Liberty Gallery, London/UK
Chelsea Art Fair, London/UK

COLLECTIONS
CARPAC, City of Montreal’s contemporary art collection
The Central Saint-Martins Museum and Study Collection
Collectart Group
Private Collections in France / UK / Canada / USA

GRANTS
2017
Production grant Oboro, Montreal
2014 
Travelling grant, CALQ (Art Council of Quebec)

PRESS
2017 Montréal Médiation culturelle.org, Katherine Melançon, Entrée en matière, par Claire Moeder, 6 juin 2017
2015 Hi-Fructose “Katherine Melançon’s Trippy Photographic Images of Still Lifes
2015 Radio-Canada at Papier Art Fair (broadcast: Friday, April 24 2015, 4:30 pm, at 1:39:30)
2014 DICCAN (Dictionary Digital Creation Analysis), supported by Paris Siggraph and Galerie Charlot, Paris
2012 Jotta Publication, Issue 1, Summer 2012. Contemporary Depictions of a New Nature in Which Technology is Intrinsically Woven
2012 Esquire Magazine, Russian Edition, March Issue: http://esquire.ru/fake-art
2011 Interview from Jotta on FAD
– Tages Anzeiger Newspaper, edition of the 26/01/11,  Zurich
– Photography-Now.com
2010 Jotta Contemporary: Central Saint Martins MA Fine Art 2010: Our Top Three