Founded in 1983, AXENÉO7 is an artist-run centre dedicated to advocating, promoting, and exhibiting the visual arts, while developing critical discourse around them. It is a gathering place for sharing and experimentation. Through a critically engaged program, it endeavours to expand the parameters of artistic practice and its presentation, and to improve artists’ conditions for production.


AXENÉO7 has three exhibition spaces, a residence and a workshop. The centre is led by a committee of artists and art professionals, who select exhibition projects and elaborate programming activities including artist talks, performances, seminars and publications. AXENÉO7 chooses to be a vector between generations of artists, bringing together emerging and more established practices.

Location and Spaces

La Filature is a space located in Gatineau (Quebec), devoted to the creation and dissemination of visual and media art. The former factory — restored and converted — is home to the artist-run centre AXENÉO7, the Centre de production DAÏMÔN and to artists’ studio spaces. La Filature is a non-profit organisation which manages the building through a board of directors made up of representatives from AXENÉO7 and DAÏMÔN and members of the community. For more information about La Filature: La Filature

Call for Submissions (Annual)

Every fall, AXENÉO7 launches a call for submissions for projects to join its regular programming. The centre invites artists, curators, researchers, and collectives to submit a project of exhibitions and residencies.

AXENÉO7 invites First Nations, disabled, and visible minority artists to submit their dossiers. Proposals are selected by a programming committee.


Jean-Michel Quirion

Léa A. Gendreau
Coordinator, Communications and publications

Éric Trottier
Technical Coordinator

Board of Directors

Catherine Lescarbeau

Jean-Yves Vigneau
Vice President

Sarah Chênevert

Josée Dubeau

Pavel Pavlov