Catherine Parayre is a faculty member at Brock University, St. Catharines where she teaches in the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, and in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Her publications include eight single- or co-authored books. In her abstract text-and-image practice, her creative writing finds its source in the visual making process. Parayre is the Editor of Voix plurielles, the journal of the Association of Professors of French at Canadian Universities and Colleges. She regularly co-curates exhibitions and also produces cultural programs for the radio.