Contact

5445, avenue de Gaspé, local 608
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H2T 3B2
agence@agencetopo.qc.ca
514 279 8676

 

Mandate

The Montreal artist-run centre TOPO is a laboratory for digital writings and creations for web, performance, and installation spaces. Its mandate is to incubate, produce, and circulate original multimedia artworks that explore interdisciplinary and intercultural hybridizations through the digital arts.

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History

TOPO was founded in Montreal on 1993. The centre grew out of the will of its founding members to develop a structure for the organization of collective and multidisciplinary projects that integrate the disciplines of photography and literature.

With the development of digital technologies, TOPO’s mandate has naturally grown to occupy the Web as a territory of creation and dissemination. In 1998, TOPO co-produced “Liquidation, a web-audio fiction” and started its Web activity. From that point on, the organization became active in an ongoing manner in the media arts sector. Since then, TOPO has created and produced Web art projects, most of them collective, with more than one hundred artists from the fields of visual and media arts, theatre, audio, and literature.

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Team

General directorMichel Lefebvredirection@agencetopo.qc.ca
Assistant, communications and development
Anne Isabelle Leonarddiffusion@agencetopo.qc.ca
Technical coordinator and web developerNow recruitingtechtopo@agencetopo.qc.ca
Trainee in digital editingGabrielle Forest-Lachapelleproduction@agencetopo.qc.ca

 

Board of directors

Julien-Robert Legault Salvail / Gabriel Galvis / Myriam Benzacour-Durand / Eva Quintas / Marie Eve Berlinger / Michel Jolicoeur / Louis-Richard Tremblay

PresidentLouis‑Richard TremblayProducer, Interactive studio, National Film Board of Canada
Vice-president and secretaryEva QuintasArtist and consultant in cultural development
TreasurerMichel JolicoeurPresident, Tram Media
AdministratorMyriam Benzacour-DurandCoordinator, Café l'Exil
AdministratorJulien-Robert Legault-SalvailIndependent artist
Video Phase
AdministratorMarie Eve BerlingerConsultant in discoverability and audience development at BeGoodMTL
AdministratorGabriel GalvisIT project Manager at FTQ

Committees

Artistic committee

Jean Gagnon / Michel Lefebvre / Eva Quintas 

Alexandre CastonguayJean GagnonMichel Lefebvre
Anne Isabelle LeonardEva QuintasMariza Rosales Argonza