Kevin Calixte

Born in Montréal, Kevin Calixte is a visual artist specialized in art photography, who lives and works in his hometown. Having first studied in the psychosocial field, he started his photography career in 2015 as a self-taught artist. Throughout his trajectory, Kevin has perfected his unique technique and developed his critical and aesthetic approach.

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Artist Statement

I am interested in the question of emotional, physical, mental and spiritual balance amongst citizens. In the context of this research, I aim to translate how, in the western world, the individual equilibrium of a person affects their interpersonal relationships.

My work fits into the context of relational art. I am inspired by discussions with citizens, who I meet in the context of a selection process. I ask them questions about how they evaluate their equilibrium in the various parts of their lives. The sound recordings of these exchanges enable me to question the complexity of societal equilibrium currently inherent in human relationships. While listening to these recordings, I explore different cities for inspiration to create my photographs.

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