Jonathan Villeneuve


Jonathan Villeneuve makes poetic machines by assembling familiar materials that he barely transforms. His work move, emit light and produce sounds in ways that challenge one's assumption about it's imaginary function. His work as been showed inCanada and Europe. He is an active member of the Perte de Signal collective since 2005. He lives and works in Montreal.
SErEnade 
Electromechanical Sculpture (2012)

Show

• 26/10/2012 - 13/12/2012 : Centre d'exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, R-N, QC, CA
02/05/2012 - 20/05/2012 : Festival Inter. de Musique Actuelle, Victoriaville, QC, CA

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Organicus 
Permanent public art project (2011)

Location

Quebec Circus School, Quebec, Canada


Credits :

  • Fabrication : Forge Ornementale Lapoint | Jérôme Lapointe
  • Architect : Éric Millette
  • Enginner : NCK | Franz Knoll / Jean-Pierre Thonney
  • Electronic : Samuel St-Aubin
  • Modling and Rapid Prototyping : FabLab inc.
  • Installation Logistic : Ludovic Boney

Along highway 20 / going by the 15 

In situ Residency / Chambre Blanche, QC, CA, 2011

Show

• 17/04/2011 - 17/05/2011 : Chambre Blanche, QC, CA


Credits :

Technical / Installation :

  • Gustavo Saldana
  • Alexis Bellavance
  • Pavitra Wickramasinghe
Wavelength 
Electromechanical sound Installation, 2011

Show

• 26/10/2012 - 13/12/2012 : Centre d'exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, R-N, QC, CA
• 30/05/2011 - 11/06/2011 : Galerie d'art de l'Univ. de Sherbrooke, QC, CA
• 30/05/2011 - 11/06/2011 : Galerie Eastern Edge, St-John's, TN, CA

Credits :

The production of this work was made possible through the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

Mass Movement 
Electromechanical Installation, 2010

Show

30/05/2011 - 11/06/2011 : Galerie d'art de l'Univ. de Sherbrooke, QC, CA
• 06/02/2011 - 13/03/2011 : Centre Raymond-Lasnier, Trois-Riviere, QC, CA
• 12/10/2010 - 17/11/2010 : Gallerie Sans Nom, Moncton, NB, CA

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The production of this work was made possible through the support of Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec

Do the wave 
Electromechanical sound Installation, 2009

Show

• 15/11/2012 - 15/12/2012 : Galerie B-312, QC, CA
• 06/09/2012 - 06/10/2012 : Galerie Grunt, Vancouver, BC, CA
30/05/2011 - 11/06/2011 : Galerie d'art de l'Univ. de Sherbrooke, QC, CA
• 20/01/2011 - 27/02/2011 : Espace Virtuel, Ville de Saguenay, QC, CA

• 08/03/2009 - 26/04/2009 : MACL, St-Jerome, QC, CA


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Transmission 
Electromechanical sound Installation, 2008

Show

• 04/04/2008 - 20/04/2008 : Espace Artefacto, Montreal, QC, CA


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The production of this work was made possible through the support of CIAM

Trace  
Electromechanical sound Installation, 2007

Show

05/09/2009 - 09/05/2009 : Lab-30 Festival, Augsburg, DE
• 13/09/2009 - 28/05/2008 : Gallerie Art-Mur, Montreal, QC, CA

22/09/2007 - 04/10/2007 : Galerie Expression, St-Hyacinthe, QC, CA
28/05/2008 - 31/05/2008 : Festival 404, Trieste, IT
31/05/2007 - 25/06/2007 : Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON, CA
03/2007 : MACL, St-Jerome, QC, CA

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The production of this work was made possible through the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

Grace State Machines 
Robotic performance, 2007

Show

16/05/2009 : Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, GR
30/10/2008 : Elektra-Lab, Usine C, Montréal, QC, CA
• 25/09/2008 : Paris-Québec, Maison des Métallos
, Paris, FR
31/05/2008 : 404 Festival, Trieste, IT
25/05/2007 : Subtle Technologies 2007, Toronto, ON, CA
03/03/2007 : Robo-coop, Nuit Blanche (Usine C), Montréal, QC, CA

Credits :

  • Collaboration: Bill Vorn, Emma Howes, Jonathan Villeneuve
  • Electronic : Martin Peach
  • Fabrication : Rosalie Dumont Gagné
  • Costume : Éloïse Audy


The production of this work was made possible through the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, of Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec and Hexagram: ressearch institute in media arts