Marie-Pascale Lafrenière is a multidisciplinary feminist artist from Gatineau, Quebec. Her work addresses the relationship between female representation and mental health. In her performances, photographs and videos, she explores the ways in which pop culture and social media are redefining the female gender. She also draws inspiration from her own experiences with mental illness. The artist has been the recipient of the Scholarship of Visual Arts Excellence (ÉMI & Axenéo7, 2016) and the winner of the Black & White Photography Contest (STO, 2013). Her work has been exhibited in Centre Voix Visuelle (Ottawa), Centre d’Action Culturelle de la MRC Papineau (St-André-Avellin), and The Cultch (Vancouver). Her writing has also been published in Femme Art Review and she was a feature speaker for TedxECUAD 2018. She obtained her bachelor’s degree at Université du Québec en Outaouais in 2017, and she is now completing her MFA at Emily Carr University of Art & Design.