Madeleine Lychek

Image: © Madeleine Lychek, Untitled, Pi*llOry part four, 2020. Photo by Tina Bararian.


Canada

Madeleine Lychek is a queer, bi-racial artist who responds to issues surrounding body politics, and further challenges preconceived notions regarding, sexuality, racial ambiguity and censorship. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and Germany, and is held in private collections in Canada, the United States, Barbados, Ecuador, Germany and the United Kingdom. She graduated with an Honours BA, Studio Art Major, from the University of Guelph (2019). The same year, she was selected to participate in a competitive summer exchange to Hochschule für Künste Bremen (University of the Arts Bremen), studying Conceptual Photography and ceramics. Her experimental drawing practice granted nomination for BMO 1st ART! and an invitation to speak on a panel at OCAD’s Graduate Gallery. She was selected as a HADC Community Fellow for the Tamil Archive Project’s 2020 cohort.


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed