Experimental Canada 1999 English 0:01:00

Writing is instrumental in re-inventing a mother-daughter relationship, one going beyond the feelings of absence and sorrow of childhood. / L’écriture joue un rôle-clé dans la ré-invention d’une relation mère-fille, au-delà des sentiments d’absence et de tristesse vécus dans l’enfance.

Karen Trask is a multidisciplinary artist living in Montreal. Creating works in installation, video and performance, she has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada, Japan, India, Mexico, USA and Europe as well as artist residencies in Helsinki, Paris and Tokyo. Her videos have been presented in festivals and museums in Canada, South America and Europe. Her work is in public and private collections: Qube Arts, Oswestry, UK, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. USA, The National Library of Quebec and The National Library of Canada. She has a BFA from the University of Waterloo, Ontario and a Masters Degree in Sculpture from Concordia University, Montreal