Edith Poirier

Edith Poirier is an artist from Montreal living and working in Milan. She is an active member of Isola Art Center and is known for her large scale paintings as well as her screen print work.



EDUCATION/FORMAL TRAINING

2011-2013 MA Degree in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies, NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti), Milan Italy
2004-2009 BFA in Fine Arts, Major in Painting and Drawing, Concordia University, Montreal – Canada

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Apr. 2016 “Utopia Productions” RiMaflow, Trezzano sul Naviglio Italy (group show)
Oct. 2015 “Parabola Utopia” Castello di Casale Monferrato (group show)                    
Nov. 2014 “Edith Poirier solo exhibition” X Gallery, Xiamen China (solo show)
Oct. 2014 “The independent” MAXXI, Rome Italy (group show)
Sept. 2014 “Utopian Pulse-Flares in the darkroom” Secession, Vienna Austria (group show)
Aug.-Sept. 2014 “Isola Utopia: Fragments and Moments for New Utopia” San Mauro Cilento – Italy
Jan.-Mar. 2014 “Ongoing Fight Specific Isola.” S.a.L.E Docs, Venezia Italy (group show)
Oct.-Jan. 2013-20141:1 Stop Over (Isola Art Center: Fight Specific Isola Lab).” +MSUM Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana Slovenia (group show)
Nov. 2013Contemporarybunker.Bunker, Torino Italy (group show)
May-June 2013 “Disobedience Archive (The Republic).” Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Arts, Rivoli Italy (group show)
May 2013 “Occupare Orizzonti / Occupying Horizons.” Spazio Pepe Verde, Milan Italy (group show)
Oct. 2012Fight-Specific Isola.” Frigoriferi Milanesi, Milan Italy (group show)
Sept.-Jan. 2012-2013 “Click or Clash? Funding for Isola.” Galleria Bianconi, Milan Italy (group show)
May 2012 “In su i pràa.” Spazio Pepe Verde, Milan Italy (group show)
Nov. 2011 “The Embassy – Performance for the Mr. Freedom summit.” Artissima, Torino Italy (group show)
Mar. 2009You’re Too Close: Body Politics and Spatial Relations.Art Mur, Montreal Canada (group show)

WORKS IN ARCHIVES

MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts · Via Guido Reni 4A – 00196 Rome
Wiener Secession, Association of Visual Artists – Friedrichstraße 12, A – 1010 Vienna

SYMPOSIUMS

Feb. 2016 “Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times” Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw     May 2014 “Collective Eye Symposium” CAFA Beijing

ARTWORK PUBLICATIONS

Various Authors. Fight-Specific Isola, Berlin: Archive Books, 2013.

If you want some information about my works, please contact me at info@edithpoirier.com
Here you can download my CV.