Mario Côté, painter and video artist, lives and works in Montreal. Since 1994, he teaches at l’École des arts visuels et médiatiques of l’Université du Québec à Montréal. He is active in the Media Arts Research Centre Hexagram/UQAM. Initiator of several collaborations in the field of experimental video, he questions the notions of "dancing body" in collaboration with several choreographers and of "reading body" with writers, authors, composers and filmmakers. He leads research groups : ARC_PHONO (2005-2012) and ARC_DANSE (2009-2015).