Kaeten Bonli, Vice-President
Kaeten Bonli is a Saskatchewan-born multidisciplinary visual artist. His work serves as a material exploration of minimalism and portraiture, as informed by the visual language of virtual media. Often confronting an intersectionality between pop culture and social politics, his abstract paintings and installations trace the experiences of living and understanding love in Canada’s queer communities. Kaeten graduated from Concordia University in 2014 with a BFA in Studio Arts.
Raphaële Frigon, President
Raphaële Frigon is a Montreal-based artist, working at the juncture of biology and technology. Her work concurrently explores ideas of dislocated information and identity-building processes. She has performed and exhibited in a wide variety of contexts since 2005, from abandoned buildings to contemporary art festivals. www.frigo.ca
Kevin Yuen Kit Lo, Treasurer
Kevin Yuen Kit Lo is a multidisciplinary designer and artist whose work focuses on the materiality of language and typography. His practice locates itself at the intersection of culture and social justice work, emphasizing collaborative and collective processes for community engagement and political contestation. www.lokidesign.net
Katerina Pansera, Co-Secretary
Katerina Pansera is an artist from Montréal who studied at Concordia University and the École nationale supérieure d’art de Nancy. Through her work she explores notions related to spectacle, setting, and fantasy narrative. She is particularly interested in the state of contemporary painting and can be heard on the airwaves of CKUT 90.3 FM talking shop. In 2015 she founded the deGaspé Nanoresidency out of her studio.
Jamie Ross, Co-Secretary
Jamie Ross (1987) was born in a top floor of a little house on Toronto's Pendrith Street, above a buried river. Ross is an artist, professional diviner and witch. He works as a professional tarot reader and as a chaplain with pagans incarcerated in Quebec. Creating and documenting queer community based on a sincere engagement with magic, grafting himself onto the rich artistic traditions of his cultural and biological ancestors is fundamental. He has solo exhibitions at the Modern Fuel (Kingston, Ontario) and the Klondike Centre for Art and Culture (Dawson City, Yukon Territory). Jamie has called Montreal home for his adult life, where he has been involved in articule's programming since 2012. JamieRoss.org