Valérie Lamontagne is a digital media designer-artist, theorist and curator researching techno-artistic frameworks that combine human/nonhuman agencies. Looking at the rich practice of performance art, social intervention and interactive installations – she is invested in developing responsive objects (specifically wearables) and interactive media scenarios which interlope the public-at-large, the environment and matter as “performer”.
She is the Founder and Director of 3lectromode, a design group invested in developing wearables which combine D-I-Y technology with current fashion research. Her work has been showcased in festivals, galleries and musuems across Canada, the United States, Central and South America and Europe. She holds a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in visual arts and is presently a Ph.D. candidate at Concordia University investigating “Performativity, Materiality and Laboratory Practices in Artistic Wearables” where she teaches in the Department of Design & Computation Arts.