Luc Courchesne (Montréal)

SAT Art&D : Luc Courchesne

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Immersive installation using a Macintosh G4 computer,
an SXGA data projector with hemispheric lens, a surround sound system and a
cylindrical screen. Collection of the artist.
Created by Luc Courchesne awith Hans Samuelson, Max Neupert and Raymond Gervais.
SAT Residency.
Music: The Unanswered Question (Charles Ives, 1906)

Luc Courchesne, born in 1952 in Quebec City, lives in Montreal. He
received a BD from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1974, and an
MSVS from MIT in 1984. His installation work includes over 30 installations
including Portrait One (1990), Family Portrait (1993), Hall of Shadows (1996),
Landscape One (1997), Passages (1998) and The Visitor: Living by Numbers (2001).
His interactive video work has been shown extensively worldwide, at venues such
as the Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), the Museum of Modern Art (New
York), La Villette (Paris), ZKM (Karlsruhe) and the ICC (Tokyo). He was awarded
the Grand Prix of the ICC Biennale 1997 in Tokyo and an Award of Distinction
at Prix Ars Electronica 1999 in Linz, Austria. Luc Courchesne is associated
with the Pierre-François Ouellette gallery.



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