Jason St-Laurent

Artist and curator Jason St-Laurent studied fine arts at the Université de Moncton and the University of Toronto. He has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the United States, South Africa, Romania and Finland, notably at the Western Front in Vancouver, VertexList in New York City, the South African National Gallery Annex and MUU in Helsinki.

As a curator, St-Laurent has presented more than 50 projects in Canada, South Africa, Finland and Estonia, including SCATALOGUE: 30 Years of Crap in Contemporary Art at Galerie SAW Gallery, Voices in Transit at the Cape Town Central Train Station in South Africa and Videogram International Media Art Exchange as programmer for SAW Video.

Jason St-Laurent founded the biennial ELECTRIC FIELDS: Festival of Electronic Art and Sound in Ottawa. He was until recently the Director of Programming for Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. He is now the curator at Galerie SAW Gallery since 2012.

St-Laurent will be in HIAP residency in January 2016 in cooperation with MUU Artists’ Association. During his stay, St-Laurent will participate in MUU’s activities.