crys cole is a Canadian sound artist based in Berlin who works in composition, performance and sound installation. Taking a conceptual approach, she generates subtle and imperfect sounds through haptic gestures and seemingly mundane materials to create texturally nuanced works that continuously retune the ear.
cole has performed in Canada, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, UK and throughout Europe. Her regular collaborators include Oren Ambarchi (AU) and James Rushford (AU) (as the duo Ora Clementi). She has also worked with Francis Plagne (AU), Leif Elggren (SW), Tetuzi Akiyama (JP), Seiji Morimoto (DE), Jessika Kenney (US), David Rosenboom (US), Annea Lockwood (US/NZ), Keith Rowe (UK), Lance Austin Olsen (CA), Jamie Drouin (CA), Mathieu Ruhlmann (CA), David Behrman (US), Tim Olive (JP/CA), Graham Lambkin (UK) and many more.
Cole’s work has been published on labels Black Truffle (AU), Penultimate Press (UK), Students of Decay (US), Ultra Eczema (BE), caduc (CA), Bocian (PL), Another Timbre (UK) and Infrequency editions (CA/DE). With guest appearances published on Touch (UK) and Editions Mego (AT).
Her work has been exhibited in Canada, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, the UK and Thailand.
Photobooth pic taken in Moscow, Russia, 2013