Jérôme Havre is a Toronto-based artist whose practice concentrates on issues of identity, communities, and territories, investigating the political and sociological processes of contemporary life as they relate to nationalism in France and Canada. Havre adopts a multidisciplinary approach in his examination of these themes and their attending questions, using myriad tools and methods to make tangible the conditions of identity within situations of social transformation. For him, the use of a technological process is not only to accomplish a specific task, but a necessary form of expression in and of itself.
Havre completed his studies at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Since 2001 he has exhibited in Europe, Africa, and North America, including most recently Talking Back, Otherwise, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto; Paradis: La fabrique de l’image, 14N 61W, Martinique; and Land Marks, Peterborough Art Gallery, all in 2015. Havre is currently artist in residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. He is represented by Galerie Donald Browne, Montréal.