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

Intervention- Relational- Video-Performances

2018 Apr What Goes Around Comes Around
Brandts Museum, Live Art for Kids Festival (with
Odense, Denmark
2017 Oct Canadian Silence
Cindy Boat on the River Aura, New Performance Turku Festival
Turku, Finland
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Performances for Stage (Spoken Word & Broken Song)

2017 Apr A Short Presentation About Nothing,
Casa del Popolo
Mile End Poets’ Festival, Montreal, QC
2015 Jan Playground, (with Adriana Disman and Julie Santini), Sala Rossa
Short&Sweet, Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Solo, 2- & 3-Person Exhibitions

Ghost Stories, Mexican Cultural Institute in Montreal
Solo exhibition, Montreal, QC
2014 Mar-May This City, My Love (mapping the unspectacular in Saint John), Saint John Arts Centre
Solo exhibition, Saint John, NB
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Performance.

Group Exhibitions

2018 May-Jun Tout Contexte est art, Galerie de l’UQO, Gatineau, QC
Présenses, 30th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition, Centre DAÏMÕN, 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).


2017-18 McGill University (Faculty of Education)
P. Lantz Initiative Artist-in-Residence mandated to carry out yearlong process-based infiltrating performative project titled Resting, Walking, Place-Making: The Invisible, Liminal Spaces in Art, Montreal, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF). Also see Video.

Published Work


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
2014 Fall Frontières poreuses, structures fragiles et rencontres de hazard
Inter Art actuel #118, Québec, QC
2014 Spring How Place is Performed (a manifesto),
On Site review 31, Mapping & Photography, Calgary, BC

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).


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)
2013 Canada Council for the Arts –
Programme arts visuels : Subventions de projets aux commissaires et critiques (with TouVA Collective)
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).


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

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
2015 VICTORIA STANTON: Dépôt de mémoires / Human Encounters Maps, Martin Champagne, Sylvie Tourangeau
Praxis centre en art actuel, Sainte-Thérèse, QC
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).


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,
2011 Mar-Apr Imagined Spaces, Lost Objects – performance event,
Curator, as part of the Edgy Women Festival / Soirée Powerhouse Performance series, Montreal, QC and with FADO Performance Art, Toronto, ON,
Featuring Amalie Atkins, Julianna Barabas, Janine Eisenaecher and Laura Margita
For a complete list, download CV (PDF).