Véronique Béland

Born in Quebec (Canada), Véronique Béland has been living in France for almost ten years where she graduated from the Studio national des arts contemporains le Fresnoy (Promotion Michael Snow, 2010-2012). She also holds a master’s degree in visual and media arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Since 2005, her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the United States and Europe (France, Belgium, Germany, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal). In recent years, she has been the recipient of numerous grants of excellence (FQRSC, SSHRC, FARE, Albert Dumouchel Award, Jacques de Tonnancour Award of Excellence, Ateliers Roland Proulx Grant, etc.) as well as various research grants (CALQ, DICRéAM, Pictanovo, FNAGP, etc). In 2012, her multimedia installation This is Major Tom to Ground Control was also awarded a production grant by the city of Tourcoing, in addition to winning the Prix des Amis du Fresnoy.

In 2014, she published with Catherine Tremblay the book of photographic correspondences Elles [collectionnent] des mondes at Editions du Renard. She is also the author of the poetry collection Le vide de la distance n’est nulle part ailleurs (2016) and the book Malgré les collines – égarements cartographiques dont vous êtes le héros (2017), both published by sun|sun.