Evelyne Daigle / Julie Bélisle

Evelyne Daigle / Julie Bélisle
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Evelyne Daigle / Julie Bélisle

A biologist by training, Evelyne Daigle has a passion for nature, the sea, education and travel. She’s worked at Space for Life since 1992, now at the Biosphère, as a guide and designer for educational programs. In 2012 she boarded the Sedna IV, biologist-filmmaker Jean Lemire’s sailing ship, for the 1000 Days for the Planet mission. Her role: communicating the beauty and fragility of nature to Québec schools and Space for Life visitors. She’s the author of two young-reader documentaries, As Long as There Are Whales and The World of Penguins, originally published by Éditions les 400 coups in 2000 and 2006.

Julie Bélisle recently joined the team of the Space for Life Biosphère museum as a cultural officer. Previously a visual-arts consultant with the City of Montréal’s department of culture, she was also in charge of digital-content research and development at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. From 2004 to 2015 she was responsible for public programming at Galerie de l’UQAM, in addition to overseeing coordination of exhibitions and digital projects. Julie holds a doctorate in art history from UQAM, where the focus of her thesis was the gathering together of objects as a mode of creation, encompassing issues related to the phenomenon of consumption in art. She’s published a number of essays on various Québec and Canadian artists.

Evelyne Daigle is a scientific educator-designer and Julie Bélisle is a cultural officer at the Biosphère de Montréal.

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