Sylvette Babin


Originally from the Gasp√© area of Quebec, Sylvette Babin lives and works in Montr√©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¬†(S√®te, France, 2008) and¬†Il Nostro Gusto¬†(Saint-Hyacinthe, 2009). She has also taught ‚Äėart and urban theatre‚Äô at Coll√®ge Shawinigan, and visual and media arts at C√©gep de Saint-Hyacinthe.







Books & Ephemera

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