Denis Lessard lives and works in Montreal. Since 1982, he has presented his performances and visual works in Canada, the United States, France and the Netherlands. He holds a MA in art history (1985) and a certificate in records and archives management (2010) from Université de Montréal. He has also worked as an art critic, translator, guest curator and art history lecturer. Through his interdisciplinary practice, he has adressed issues about collecting, male identity, spirituality and the relationship between literature, music and the visual arts. He has participated in a number of residencies since 1987 developing themes of memory, history and communities in relation to the cities and places he explores.