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Fanny Aboulker


Fanny Aboulker works with the material of marshmallow in relation to the narrative of utopian relationships, i.e. relationships not based on the domination of one term over another. During the residency, he will experiment with weaving and knotting marshmallow sculptures that can be activated performatively. These sculptures will be tactile, tasty and fragrant. Iel will also be experimenting with writing in relation to marshmallows, in order to tell a story about the marshmallow relationship. The text and sculptures will be woven together in a performative event at the end of the residency (lecture or workshop).


Fanny Aboulker, a research artist based in Tiohtiá:ke/Montréal since 2021, holds a B.A. from the Slade School of Art (London) and an M.A. from Chelsea College of Art (London). Currently a doctoral student in Art Studies and Practice at UQAM under the supervision of Martine Delvaux, her performance and video work has been exhibited in France at the Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard (Paris, 2020) and MECCA (Bordeaux, 2022), in the UK (Festival Nohat, 2019), and in the Czech Republic (Hotel Ozone, 2017). She contributes to collaborative projects such as the Laboratoire des arts de la performance (LAP) directed by Nour Awada in Paris (2018-2020), where iel co-facilitated workshops on lecture-performance and post-binary language. At Tiohtiá:ke, since 2021 she has co-directed the project "Le Workshop comme méthodologie de recherche-création" with artist-researcher Frédérique Laliberté, presented at ENSP d'Arles(2022) and at the ACFAS journées de la relève (2023).

Fanny Aboulker,Marshmallow e-landscape, 2022 © Dorah Claude


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