Erwan Geffroy

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Erwan Geffroy is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Montréal (Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of World Literatures and Languages, under the direction of Jean-Marc Larrue) and the University of Rennes 2 (Doctoral School Arts, Letters, Languages, Research group History and Art Criticism, under the direction of Pierre-Henry Frangne). In his thesis, he examines the notion of intermediality in contemporary artistic practices, primarily in the fields of the plastic and performing arts.

He is also a student member of the Centre de recherches intermediales sur les arts, les lettres et les techniques (CRIalt), Research Assistant for the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la littérature et la culture québécoise (CRILCQ) and Coordinator of the Laboratoire sur les récits du soi mobile.

He obtained a Diplôme National Supérieure d’Expression Plastique from the École Supérieure d’Art de Bretagne (France) in 2011. His artistic practice, strongly tied to his theoretical research, examines concepts of abstraction and interpretation, focusing primarily on installation and performance.


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Congress 2016

The Canada Research Chair will attend the 2016 Congress, in the framework of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN) conference
30-31 mai 2016


Rewriting the Trans-Canada Highway in the Digital Age

How can we think of space in the digital age? This project aims to explore this question by proposing both theoretical and practical avenues of reflection. The mythical space of the Trans-Canada Highway will be just as much the field of study as the field of exploration for our research.

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