Richard Martel


Richard Martel is a multidisciplinary artist who has vested the majority of his artistic experiences in Québec. As a performance artist, writer, curator, theorist, teacher, Martel is particularly interested in the dissemination of avant-garde principles and practices in the fields of contemporary art and cultural production. Martel is a founding member of the renowned contemporary art journal Inter, and in 1982 he co-founded Le Lieu, an artist-run centre located in Québec City.




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