Critical Writing Index

Stefan St-Laurent

by Paul Giesbrecht and Sylvia Borda

An interview with Canadian video/performance artist Stefan St-Laurent. Many of St-Laurent's work questions media broadcast and gender. St- Laurent references the demonization of queer culture in mainstream Canadian society, especially more conservative provinces like Alberta. In the interview, St-Laurent criticizes the general conservatism within the Canadian art market, and he also hopes that eventually his work will lead to the emergence of "performative videos" as oppose to the all encompassing "video art." St-Laurent is critical of the notion of a "queer community" as he feels it is simply a matter of categorization.

ITEM 2005.130 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Stefan St-Laurent