Department of Art History and Film Studies, Université de Montréal
Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA), Paris
A full professor at the Department of Art History and Film Studies of the Université de Montréal, and director of the department from 2003 to 2007, Johanne Lamoureux is currently the director of the Département des études et de la recherche at the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) in Paris. She is the author of L’art insituable : De l’in situ et autres sites (2001) and Profession historienne de l’art (2007). She also co-edited, along with Olivier Asselin and Christine Ross, Precarious Visualities: New Perspectives on Identification in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (2008), and, with Neil McWilliam and Constance Moréteau, an Anthologie d’histoire sociale de l’art (2016). She has worked as a guest curator with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Irene F. Whittome: Bio-fictions ), and Body Doubles: The Clothing of Contemporary Art ); and with the National Gallery of Canada (Emily Carr: New Perspectives ). From 2007 to 2010, she served as the director of the magazine Intermédialités. Her research in museum studies have focused on the rhetoric of the exhibition and, since 2014, on the new uses of museum collections within the context of the event imperative [l’impératif évènementiel].