Dominique Paul Canadian, b. 1967

Dominique Paul is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice addresses social and environmental issues through performance with interactive wearables and collages. Since 2002, she has presented more than 20 solo exhibitions in North America and Europe while participating in artists residencies including : Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) in 2012, Residency Unlimited, New York ( 2015) and a social practice residency with IDEAS xLab, Lousiville, KY (2017). In 2017 Paul produced a performance at the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C. Paul received the Quebec and Australian governments excellence scholarships for her Doctorate in the Study and Practice of Arts from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada (2009) and a Master of Fine Arts in media arts and from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia (2000).

 

Since 2013, Dominiwue Paul has been working with social practice curator Ayelet Danielle Aldouby on social and environmental projects in educational settings. Her work is now part of the Smithsonian Collection as well as international collections. In 2019, her PhD thesis is being published as an essay by l’Harmattan, Paris, Entre chair et lumière : de la possibilité d’une distance critique par l’objet-image, as part of the Ouverture philosophique collection. Paul shares her time between the Montreal area (Canada) and New York.