ARCA and member Le Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ) are partnering to promote and bring artist-run centres’ publishing to market at the Vancouver Art Book Fair to take place at the Vancouver Art Gallery from October 3-5. ARCA has commissioned Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte to produce a catalog of stellar publications selected from our vast artist-run network, available for purchase through the RCAAQ’s bookstore, Formats.
Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte is an artist, curator and writer based in Vancouver. She received an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Simon Fraser University in 2012. She has recently worked on arts research and advocacy projects with PAARC, ARCA and Pacific IMAA members. She is the Co-founder of the Montreal-based publishing collective palindromes and a board member of VIVO Media Arts Centre.