Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens

About Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens

Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens work at the intersection of visual and performance art. Spanning across multiple media, their practice explores the material, affective, and sensory dimensions of experience that cannot be fully translated into signs or systems. This investigation is fuelled by a critique of the rationale upon which economic actions are described and represented, and how the logic of economy has come to infiltrate the most intimate aspects of life.

Their work has been shown at the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015); La Biennale de Montréal (2014); 27th Images Festival, Toronto (2014); Manif d’art 7: Quebec City Biennial (2014); La Filature – Scène Nationale, Mulhouse (2013-14); Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden (2013); Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow (2012); and the 10th Sharjah Biennial (2011). In 2016, their work was presented in a major solo exhibition at the Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery in Montreal. Other solo exhibitions include VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (2014); Trinity Square Video, Toronto (2014); Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles (2012); and G Gallery, Toronto (2012). Upcoming exhibitions include the XIII Bienal de Cuenca (2016); Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver (2017); and Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston (2017).
Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens live and work in Montreal and Durham-Sud.