Yves M. Larocque, painter, mediologist and art historian, first obtained his specializations in art theory and visual arts at the University of Ottawa and his master's degree at the University of Montreal. He left Canada for his D.E.A. and his Doctorate in art history at the Sorbonne (University of Paris 1). His studies brought him to great professors including Jacques Derrida at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. In addition to directing BRAVO, Yves M. Larocque specializes in mediology in Canadian art. He also taught art history and painting for almost 25 years at the Ottawa School of Art. He is heard on the radio waves of the Société Radio-Canada and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. TVOntario is producing a short program on his painted work. You can read his publications in La Vie des Arts (Montreal), Liaison (Ottawa), Histoire de l'Art (Paris), Médium (Paris) and RACAR (Montreal). His lectures have taken him, among others, to Canada (Musée des beaux-arts, Guelph University), France (La Sorbonne), the Netherlands (Congress of the History of Art) and the United States (University of Maine) and in Colombia (Universidad del Rosario and the Museo National). He participates in conferences organized by UAAC and ACFAS.