crys cole is a Canadian sound artist working in composition, performance and sound installation. Generating subtle and imperfect sounds through haptic gestures and seemingly mundane materials, she creates textural works that continuously retune the ear.
cole has performed in Canada, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, UK and throughout Europe. She has ongoing collaborations with James Rushford (AU) (under the name Ora Clementi) and with Oren Ambarchi (AU). She has also worked with Francis Plagne (AU), Leif Elggren (SW), Tetuzi Akiyama (JP), Seiji Morimoto (DE), Jessika Kenney (US), David Rosenboom (US), Keith Rowe (UK), Lance Austin Olsen (CA), Jamie Drouin (CA), Mathieu Ruhlmann (CA), Tim Olive (JP/CA) and many more.
Cole’s work has been published on labels Black Truffle (AU), Penultimate Press (UK), caduc (CA), Bocian (PL), Another Timbre (UK) and Infrequency editions (CA/DE). With projects published on Touch (UK) and MeGO (AT).
She has exhibited her work in Canada, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, the UK and Thailand.
Photobooth pic taken in Moscow, Russia, 2013