A project carried out by Art Souterrain

Featuring an unusual format, this annual contemporary art event will offer visitors more to see and experience in the underground city, showcasing imposing creations and a larger selection of artists.

Photo credit: Thierry du Bois and Jonathan Duval

The project in a nutshell

The 14th edition of the Festival Art Souterrain will highlight the work of some 40 local and international artists, selected by artist and curator Eddy Firmin and the collective of artists and curators of Intervals Collective. The program features installations, paintings, performances, videos, photographs, digital art and sculptures, grouped under the theme “Voies-Voix Résilientes” (Resilient Voices-Pathways).

“ The events of the last number of months have had a lasting impact on our societies, including the Black Lives Matter movement and, more recently, the residential schools. More than ever, diversity and inclusion are front and centre in our collective thinking. And art must be the source of a wider awareness. These themes are shaping the face of Montréal today, in a context of renewed openness toward others. ”

– Art Souterrain

Visit and discover!


Available from April 2 to June 30, 2022


To view the Festival’s program and discover the route connecting the works of art, click here.



Production credits


Art Souterrain

Team composed of Frédéric Loury, Bertrand Rivière, Nicolas Quirion, Ann-Julie Villeneuve, Nosberto Lou, Em-P L'Abbée, Émilie Boucher, Justine Millet, Marie-Andrée Laferrière and Anna Staub


Eddy Firmin

The collective of artists and curators, Intervals Collective: Caroline Douville, Maria Ezcurra, Miwa Kojima, Romeo Gongora and Dominique Fontaine


Alex Apostolidis

Alicia Mersy

Amanda Préval

Anabel Burin

Anna Binta Diallo

Art for Elderly

Catherine Blackburn

Charles Campbell

Chloé Beaulac

Condé and Beveridge

David Garneau

Emilie Crewe

Jean-François Boclé

Jobena Petonoquot

Joliz Dela Peña

Kassandra Reynolds

Kelly Sinnapah Mary

Kevin Yuen Kit Lo

Lucía Vergel Loo

Marcella França

Maria Ezcurra

MeyerMétivier DesignHaus

Moridja Kitenge Banza

My-Van Dam

Richard-Viktor Sainsily Cayol

Rino Côté

Rojin Shafiei

Sarabeth Triviño

Shantel Miller

Shelby Lisk

Sophie Aubry

Stephane Alexis

Tonya Sam’Gwan Paris

Tyshan Wright

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About “I love working downtown”: A Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal initiative

The “I love working downtown” initiative, carried out with the support of the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation, aims to deploy actions to accelerate the revival of downtown Montréal. As part of this initiative, the Chamber is focusing on supporting creative projects in private and semi-private spaces to enhance the downtown core’s attractiveness as a place to work.

With the financial participation of:

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