Didier Morelli

Didier Morelli is a Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQSC) Postdoctoral Fellow in the department of Art History at Concordia University in Montreal. He holds a PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern University (Chicago, Illinois). Associate editor at Espace art actuel, his work has also been published in Art Journal, Canadian Theatre Review, C Magazine, Esse Arts + Opinions, Frieze, Spirale, and TDR: The Drama Review.

Latest from Didier Morelli

Meet the Montreal-based filmmaker who'll be the youngest artist at the Venice Biennale

Video artist Joyce Joumaa explores the politics of her native Lebanon with a knack for storytelling that untangles complicated events.

These sisters are rising stars in Canadian art — and kinship is key to their success

Filmmaker Caroline Monnet and her playwright sibling Émilie discuss climbing the worlds of art and theatre together.
Swan Song

Karen Kain knows how tough ballet is. That's why she wants to empower the next generation

The Canadian ballet icon reflects on Swan Song, the gritty docu-series that captures the relentless effort behind her production of Swan Lake — her final work for the National Ballet.

Iranian Canadian artist Anahita Norouzi hides layers of meaning in every material

The Sobey Art Award nominee tells us about her year of awards and revolution.

Land back!: When radical architects took over the Canada Pavilion

The Architects Against Housing Alienation want their presence at the Venice Biennale to revolutionize Canadian architecture. The exhibition runs to November 26th.

'The luckiest man ever': Get to know Michel Marc Bouchard's incroyable career

Six notable things about the Quebec playwright (writer of Lilies and Tom at the Farm among others) to celebrate his Governor General's Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement.

Eight things you should know about Rosemarie Landry's singular career in music

The Acadian soprano is one of this year's Governor General's Performing Arts Award winners for lifetime artistic achievement. Look back at some of the moment that made her career unique among classical musicians.

The threat of extinction haunts Imaginary Being, a show at Montreal's 1700 La Poste

Artist Jannick Deslauriers brings a radical vision to her elegant exhibition of dystopian sculpture, featuring the new site-specific installation Phasmids.

James Baldwin comes alive in Michaëlle Sergile's Laval exhibition

Video and textile are combined to highlight the power of Baldwin's voice and body language in Gesture: Body movements in political discourse at the Maison des arts de Laval.

Her vibrant photos are as beautiful as they are unsettling

Montreal artist Michelle Bui is creating a unique visual poetry with her colourful images, earning her the prestigious 2022 Prix Pierre-Ayot.