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The Sophie La Rosiere Project in the news


Villa Vassilieff: Iris Häussler / Le Projet Sophie La Rosière

November 2, 2016

Première lau­réate de notre pro­gramme de rési­dence en par­te­na­riat avec la FNAGP, Iris Häussler déve­loppe depuis 2009 le projet au long cours Sophie La Rosière. Ce projet a pu suivre une nou­velle étape de son déve­lop­pe­ment dans les espa­ces de la FNAGP et à la Villa Vassilieff, jusqu’à en nour­rir la trame dis­cur­sive.


Akimbo review: Iris Haussler

October 26, 2016

Terence Dick reviews the Sophie la Rosière Project and speaks of deception vs. the suspension of disbelief.


Beautiful Deceptions: Toronto Star review of Sophie La Rosière Project

October 21, 2016

The Toronto Star featured a lengthy profile of Iris Häussler and her methods in conjunction with the opening of the Sophie La Rosière Project.


On Inventing Women Artists in a Post-Truth Era

October 19, 2016

Caoimhe Morgan-Feir reviews the Sophie La Rosière Project, and places it into a larger context of deception in contemporary culture. From Canadian Art.


Artist Iris Haussler weaves together art and fiction in Toronto exhibition

October 6, 2016

"As the intriguing Sophie is poked and prodded, she becomes paradoxically less real, more important as art than as life in a pair of exhibitions that provocatively dispute her truth even as they reinforce it."

Kate Taylor reviews The Sophie la Rosière Project for the Globe and Mail.


In Search of Sophie

September 6, 2016

William Brereton interviews Catherine Sicot and Iris Häussler for the AGYU's newsletter, Out There.


Iris Häussler: The Mask Under the Face

January 14, 2014

An article from the Winter 2014 issue of Canadian Art, capturing the Sophie La Rosière project during its genesis and development.