Sylvette Babin

Canada

Originally from the GaspĂ© area of Quebec, Sylvette Babin lives and works in MontrĂ©al, Canada. Sylvette Babin has been the head of Esse arts + opinions magazine since 2002. She has an MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University. As a performance artist, between 1997 and 2015 she participated in a number of art events in Canada and internationally. As an author, she has published in several magazines, artist catalogues and books and was the curator for events such as Les Convertibles, produced by Culture pour tous (2006), Infraction 08 (SĂšte, France, 2008) and Il Nostro Gusto (Saint-Hyacinthe, 2009). She has also taught ‘art and urban theatre’ at CollĂšge Shawinigan, and visual and media arts at CĂ©gep de Saint-Hyacinthe.


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed