CV – Victoria Stanton (Recent Selected Credits)

For complete list, download full CV (PDF)


1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts, with distinction, Major in Inter-Related Arts,
Concordia University, Montreal, QC
1989 Diploma of Collegial Studies in Creative Arts,
Dawson College, Montreal, QC

Infiltrating- Relational- Video-Performances

2019 Nov Descanse y disfrute…
Montréal~Habana Exchange: A Quien pueda Interesar, Avecez Art Space
Havana, CU
2019 Aug Questions of Care
Place Publique: Au risque d’entraîner l’éveil, Fonderie Darling
Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Performances for Stage (Spoken Word & Broken Song)

2019 May Sharpshooter (top five hits: 5 years later)
RIPA (Rencontre interuniversitaire en performance actuel), Fonderie Darling
Montreal, QC
2017 Apr A Short Presentation About Nothing,
Mile End Poets’ Festival, Casa del Popolo
Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Solo, 2- & 3-Person Exhibitions

Cooking in Reverse (documentation), Avecez Art Space
As part of three-person exhibition for Montréal~Habana Exchange / A Quien pueda Interesar
with Helena Martin Franco and Maria Ezcurra, curated by Solveig Font
Rencontre Performative Encounter With… / La poutine existentielle, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse
As part of two-person exhibition for PRIX POWERHOUSE 2018 with Helena Martin Franco
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Group Exhibitions

2019 Nov-Dec Roadside Attractions (documentation), Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, CU
Tout Contexte est art, Galerie de l’UQO, Gatineau, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.


2015 ghost stories
2013 my body of water
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Video Screenings

2016 Mar LAISSEZ-PASSER, program of video works selected by Victoria Stanton
GIV, Montreal, QC
2015 Jul ghost stories,
VFP 2015 (Vidéos de femmes dans le parc), Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Video.

Audio Recordings

2012 Jan Princess
The Lemon Tape, cassette comp., Hobo Cult & Kinnta records, Montreal, QC
2007 Oct horses; ten
Going Down Swinging, CD comp., GDS records, Melbourne, AU
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).


2020-21 Verticale centre d’artiste
Yearlong process-based infiltrating performative project titled res(is)ting / repos comme résistance Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Video.

Published Work


2018 Fall Habiter ses propres cendres (co-author: Sylvie Tourangeau),
Inter Art actuel #130, Québec, QC
2017 Jan Linda Montano Is Living Art
Linda Mary Montano: 14 Years of Living Art, CX Silver Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2016 Fall When Trans Walks Into Action, Mission and Formation (co-authored text & artist pages), Performance Research: 21.5 ‘On Trans/Performance’, guest-edited by Amelia Jones, Aberystwyth, UK
2015 Fall Intervalles : Au délà du cadre
RIAP 2014 : Rencontre internationale d’art performance, 18e édition, Les éditions Intervetion, Québec, QC

Fiction & Poetry

2006 May Dee-Dee the Epilator
The Portable Conundrum, conundrum press, Montreal, QC
2003 Sept Untitled
Career Suicide Moosehead Anthology, DC Books, Montreal, QC


2017 Oct The 7th Sense / Le 7e Sens (co-author with the TouVA Collective)
SAGAMIE édition art and M:ST, Alma, QC / Calgary, AB


2015 Feb From Spoken Word to Speaking Body
LitLive, The Canadian Review of Literature in Performance, issue #9


2007 Oct I’m Not Afraid of Big Words
Matrix Magazine #78, Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).


Recipient (along with Helena Martin Franco) of the 2018 Prize; a recognition award given to mid-career women-identified artists who have contributed in a significant and sustained way to the cultural life of Montreal
2013 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec –
Programme de subventions en arts visuels, en métiers d’art et en recherche architecturale, Soutien à des projets pour les organismes et les commissaires indépendants pour les projets de publication (with TouVA Collective)
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2017 Feb Le Devoir – “Ne rien faire à l’affiche,”
Jérôme Delgado, Montreal, QC
2017 Winter ESPACE art actuel, #115 – “Le pouvoir de l’immobilité,” Sylvie Tourangeau, Montreal, QC
2016 Fall Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, Vol. 14 No 1, – “Towards a Walking-Based Pedagogy,” Pohanna Pyne Fineberg, Thunder Bay, ON
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).

Catalogues, Monographs, Textbooks

2018 AT HOME, Talks With Canadian Artists About Place and Practice, (author: Lezli Rubin-Kunda), “Homing Techniques: Victoria Stanton,” Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB
2016 More Caught in the Act: an anthology of performance art by Canadian women, (Ed. Johanna Householder & Tanya Mars), “Victoria Stanton: Performance and the Art of Transaction,” Lisa Vinebaum, Artexte Editions, Montreal & YYZ books, Toronto, ON
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).


2018 Mar Resting, Walking, Place-Making: A Day of Reflection – performance event,
In the context of the yearlong residence at McGill University, created a daylong event that combined a conference format with performances addressing the themes of this project. Invited artists included Lori Beavis, Robert Luzar and Johannes Zits, McGill University, Montreal, QC
2015 Sep Transaction-Transmission-Transformation – performance event,
Co-curator (with Sylvie Tourangeau) as part of Trans-Montréal, a three-year research project led by Amelia Jones for PSi 21: Fluid States (2015), McGill University, Montreal, QC, Featuring Evelyne Bouchard, Diane Dubeau, Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood, Julie Laurin, and Nicole Panneton
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).