Ianna Book is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Montreal, QC.
Ianna Book est une artiste multidisciplinaire qui vit et travaille à Montréal, QC.
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STUDIES | ÉTUDES

2001 - 2005 - VISUAL AND MEDIA ARTS /// ARTS VISUELS ET MÉDIATIQUES
Université du Québec à Montréal

1997 - 2000 - FINE ARTS /// ARTS PLASTIQUES
Cégep du Vieux-Montréal

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EXHIBITIONS & OTHER EVENTS | EXPOSITIONS & AUTRES

2023 – EROS CIRCUITRY / Performance, Produit rien, Montreal, QC, Canada
2023 – SEXE, DÉSIRS ET DATA / Group exhibit, Centre PHI, Montreal, QC, Canada
2022 – COURS "L'INTIME ET LE POLITIQUE" (invitée) / Artist talk, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
2021 – NUIT INFRAROUGE / Performance, Centre PHI, Montreal, QC, Canada
2020 – LGBTQ HERITAGE / Group exhibit, ACCA Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
2020 – SEXUALITÉS ET TECHNOLOGIES / Performance, les3sex, Montreal, QC, Canada
2019 – INCLUSION (PRIDE MTL) / Group exhibit, Montreal, QC, Canada
2018 – POST QUEER / Artist talk, UQAM, Montreal, QC, Canada
2018 – HARD: SUBVERSIVE REPRESENTATION / Group exhibit, UH Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
2017 – TÉMOIGNER POUR AGIR / Group exhibit, galerie de la Maison de la culture Frontenac, Montreal, QC, Canada
2017 – EXPANDED VISIONS: 50 YEARS OF COLLECTING / Group exhibit, Leslie & Lohman Museum, New York, NY, USA
2017 – MOMENTA / Portfolio discoveries, Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal, QC, Canada
2017 – VIVA! ART ACTION / Performance, Les ateliers Jean-Brillant, Montreal, QC, Canada
2017 – LE GENRE À L'ÉPREUVE DE LA VILLE / Artist talk, Studio XX, Montreal, QC, Canada
2017 – SOUND ACTS FESTIVAL / Group show (video screening), Athens, Greece
2016 – TRANS TIME / Group exhibit, Confluences gallery, Paris, France
2016 – OK LUCID / Solo exhibit, La Centrale gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
2016 – ARTISTES QUEERS / Artist talk, World Social Forum, Montreal, QC, Canada
2016 – SEX HABITS / Group exhibit / The Archer Ballroom, Chicago, IL, USA
2016 – TRANS & THE NOTION OF RISK / Solo exhibit / Leslie & Lohman Museum - PSPS, New York, NY, USA
2015 – DÉMOCRASTIE! / Group exhibit, La Centrale gallery, Montréal, QC, Canada
2015 – 7e CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAL DES RECHERCHES FÉMINISTES (CIRFF) / Artist talk, Montreal, QC, Canada
2015 – QUEER NETWORKS / .DPI 32 / Studio XX, Montréal, QC, Canada
2015 – I'M TRANS / Group exhibit, Waterloo Arts gallery, Cleveland, OH, USA
2014 – FEMINIST ART BASE / Brooklyn Museum - Elisabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2014 – TRANS TIME / Group exhibit, Espace créatif, Montréal, QC, Canada
2014 – PRIDE MTL / Group exhibit, Place Émilie-Gamelin, Montréal, QC, Canada
2014 – TRANS AVENUE / Performance & book launch, Leslie & Lohman Museum, New York, NY, USA
2014 – TRANS AVENUE / Artist talk, Bluestockings, New York, NY, USA
2014 – TRANS AVENUE / Artist talk, School of the Photographic Arts (SPAO), Ottawa, ON, Canada
2013 – TRANS AVENUE / Book launch, Librairie Formats, Montréal, QC, Canada
2012 – XPOSE (Radical Queer Semaine) / Group exhibit, Fresh Paint, Montréal, QC, Canada
2009 – 2013 //////
2008 – MON URÉTHANE / Performance, Studio L'espace vide (Grover), Montréal, QC, Canada
2005 – NEC PLUS ULTRA VALÉTUDINAIRE / Solo exhibit, Galerie du Gesù, Montréal, QC, Canada
2001 – CRÉATION DE RÉSISTANCE / Group exhibit, La Bande vidéo (Complexe Méduse), Québec, QC, Canada
1999 – ART, CULTURE, RÉSISTANCE ET LUTTES SOCIALES / Artist talk, Gesù, Montréal, QC, Canada
1999 – MONTAGE / COLLAGE / Solo exhibit, Galerie 1040, Montréal, QC, Canada
1998 – DL : SPECTACLE / Solo exhibit, Cégep du vieux Montréal (Canif), Montréal, QC, Canada

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COLLECTIONS

Permanent collection at Leslie & Lohman Museum, New York, NY
& private collections

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BOOKS, MAG, CATALOGUE ///

FRONTIÈRES : Nécropolitique, finitude et genre trans (cover)
Volume 31, muméro 2, 2020

QUEER HOLDINGS : A Survey of the Leslie-Lohman Museum Collection
Noam Parness, Assistant Curator, Gonzalo Casals, Museum director, Hirmer Publishers, 2019

ESSE ARTS + OPINIONS / NO.91
Ianna Book - Trans Avenue, Anne-Marie Dubois, 2017
Magazine, pages 78, 79, 80, 81

DESIRE CHANGE: CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST ART IN CANADA
Trans Time: Time for Trans Visibility, Gina Badger, 2017

PERFORMANCE RESEARCH / VOLUME 21 ISSUE 5
Protocol and Performativity : Queer selfies and the coding of online identity, Mikhel Proulx, pp. 114 - 117, 2016

PERFORMANCE RESEARCH / VOLUME 21 ISSUE 5
Trans Time : Time for Trans Visibility in contemporary art, Marie-Claude G. Olivier, Audrey Laurin, pp. 111 - 113, 2016

TÉMOIGNER POUR AGIR
Oeuvre "OK Lucid!" de Ianna Book, commissaire d'exposition: Jamie Wilson Goodyear, directrice: Maria Nengeh Mensah, 2017
pages 32, 33, 34

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PRESS REVIEWS | REVUE DE PRESSE

RADIO-CANADA
Plongée dans la sexualité à l'ère numérique au Centre Phi, Zacharie Routhier, 2023

LE DEVOIR
Briser les codes du regard dominant, Amélie Revert, 2023

JOURNAL MÉTRO
Oser explorer "Sexe, désirs et data" au Centre PHI, Jules Couturier, 2023

VICE MEDIA (video)
Les sites de rencontre vus par une artiste Trans, Brigitte Noëlle, 2018

BIG RED AND SHINY
Women, subverting the script, in HARD: Subversive Representation, Mallory A. Ruymann, 2018

EX SITU
Ok Lucid: une exploration des réseaux sociaux, Juliette Marzano, 2016

DNA INFO
Trans Art Exhibit Coming to SoHo Gay Museum's Prince St. 'Project Space', Danielle Tcholakian, 2016

NOMOREPOTLUCKS
Realness, Passing, and the True Self(ie), Mikhel Proulx, 2015

THE HUFFINGTON POST
Trans Time : la toute première exposition collective trans à Montréal, Samuel Larochelle, 2014

THE MCGILL DAILY
It’s about time, Vita Azaro, 2014

24H
Une exposition tulipe percutante, Anne-Marie Provost, 2014

BUZZFEED
Trans Art & Culture in 2014, Motha | december 2014

À BÂBORD
Trans avenue : faire corps avec le changement Catherine St-Arnaud et Miguel Gosselin-Dionne | avril-mai 2014, pages 40, 41

POSTURE MAGAZINE
Trans and the Urban Context, Winter Mendelson, 2013

CURVE MAGAZINE | LOTL
Review of Trans Avenue, Gillian Kendall, 2013