Elise Boudreau Graham

Elise Boudreau Graham

If It Makes You Happy (It Can't Be That Bad)

Interdisciplinary artist Elise Boudreau Graham’s practice combines soft sculpture, printed matter, object collection, and installation. She is graduated from NSCAD University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts as an Interdisciplinary Major. She currently lives and works in Montréal, Quebec.

Or Best Offer (We'll Take What We Can Get)

“I think a lot about the politics of interpersonal relationships, private versus public spaces, and the navigation of feminine bodies through these spheres, in particular the performance of gendered labour.”

Or Best Offer (We'll Take What We Can Get)

Or Best Offer (We'll Take What We Can Get)

Much of Graham’s work relies on repetition, as a way of making time to critically engage with her content. She is interested in how the cyclical lifestyle of labouring — exhaustion —  self care is commodified and sold to feminine people.

 No Galleries, No Masters

No Galleries, No Masters

“I will always come back to Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ Manifesto for Maintenance Art (1969): ‘The sourball of every revolution: after the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?’”

Recent projects include a solo exhibition at Good Sport (London, ON) and the collection of submissions for The Other Third Wave, a publication of critical writing and visual projects about the coffee service industry. In the studio Elise is currently working on a series of protest banners about making art in Late Capitalism, learning net making from her grandpère, and reading about the ideology of well-being on the internet.

Performance Anxiety

Magic Sticks

Images courtesy of the Artist
Elise Boudreau Graham

 www.eliseboudreaugraham.com

 

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