Francis is a Quebec visual artist with an international reputation. Since 2002, Francis O’Shaughnessy has carried out more than 125 different performances in over 85 international festivals held in 22 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. He has regularly given workshops and conferences on his work and on the history of performance in colleges and universities. He has been curator for 20 events around the world. He lives and work in Montréal (Canada).