James DesRochers-DJ and Visual Artist

James DesRochers is a Toronto artist known for creating works of art using recycled vinyl records, LP covers and vintage jukebox strips. His creative practice includes film photography, furniture design, and screen printing.

DesRochers is passionate about music and records. As an avid record collector and DJ, he feels compelled to create art with them. He uses precision cutting tools to crop letters out of both the records and the LP covers and then inlays the lyrical additions. Finding inspiration in his favourite songs and using powerful lyrics in his creations, DesRochers hopes his work will nudge at the viewers memory, triggering them to hear the specific song in their head when viewing each lyric based piece.James DesRochers expresses, “My work is the product of my equal love for art and music.”

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