Plural Contemporary Art Fair

IOTA Studios is pleased to be exhibiting at booth 206 in the Pavilion spaces at Plural Contemporary Art Fair, at Grand Quay, Port of Montreal (200 de la Commune W. St.) in Montreal, QC.

The fair will be open to the public 12-14 April 2024, with VIP previews April 11. IOTA’s exhibition will unfold in back-to-back duo installations over four days, with Jordan Bennett & José Andrés Mora on Thurs Apr 11 – Fri Apr 12th; and Carrie Allison & Jennifer Willet on Sat Apr 13 – Sun April 14. Together, these artist pairings demonstrate a breadth of technological research across beadwork, mural collage, painting, and photography.

This is IOTA’s second art fair and first exhibition at Plural, which was formerly known as Papier Art Fair until 2023. Tickets can be purchased at (one-day tickets $20-25, full fair passes $60, VIP tickets $225). This project is supported by the Nova Scotia’s Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. Selected works by Carrie Allison and Jordan Bennett are presented in partnership with La Guilde


Jennifer Willet

Exhibiting Artist

Dr. Jennifer Willet, Director of INCUBATOR Lab, and Associate Professor in the School of Creative Arts, at the University of Windsor (Canada) is an interdisciplinary artist and curator working in art and technology, bioart and social practice genres.

José Andrés Mora

Exhibiting Artist

José Andrés Mora (he/him) is a Venezuelan-born artist living in Canada. Mora graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Arts and Design (2013, BFA in Interdisciplinary Arts) and the University of Guelph (2020, MFA in Studio Arts). Mora’s work elicits a sense of disconnect deeply tied to his experience as a member of the... Read More

Carrie Allison

Exhibiting Artist

Carrie Allison responds to her maternal Nêhiýaw/Cree and Métis ancestry, thinking through intergenerational cultural loss and acts of reclaiming, resilience, resistance, and activism, while also thinking through notions of allyship, kinship and visiting. Her work seeks to reclaim, remember, recreate and celebrate her ancestry through visual discussions often utilizing beading, embroidery, handmade paper, watercolour,... Read More

Jordan Bennett

Exhibiting Artist

Bennett's ongoing practice utilizes painting, sculpture, video, installation and sound to explore land, language, the act of visiting, familial histories and challenging colonial perceptions of indigenous histories, stereotypes and presence with a focus on exploring Mi’kmaq and Beothuk visual culture of Ktaqamkuk.