Martine Crispo

The Banff Centre Community Residency in Winter 1993, brought together a group of 40 artists whose work and prespective had in common a relationship to social and community issues. The artists were involved in four different projects: Second Decade: AIDS, Community and Television; Pauktuutit: a pan-arctic Inuit Women's collective dealing with social issues: A New Generation an Old Culture: Japanese-Canadian artists dealing with notiions of heritage, culture and identity and Mekarôn: a collective of visual artists addressing issues of langauge and communication in an inter-ethnic context. Mekarôn compilation represents the 8 short pieces produced by the collective.

Des Bouches & Le rose et le brun, 4:30, 1992. Martine Crispo has devoted herself to music and research in various processes in the field of radio transmission since 1986. She composes music for theatre and has been invited to many festivals including, Festival de l'itnerance in Belgium, the Festival de la Musique Ennuyante and the Festival de la Chanson d'amour at Oeil de Poisson in Québec City. She is a member of a seven piece (sound bicycles) group called l'Orchestre vÉlo, directed by Pascal Dufaux and Michel Smith.


Mekarôn Compilation

1993, 37:48 minutes, colour/B&W