The Banff Centre Community Residency in Winter 1993, brought together a group of 40 artists whose work and prespective had in common a relationship to social and community issues. The artists were involved in four different projects: Second Decade: AIDS, Community and Television; Pauktuutit: a pan-arctic Inuit Women's collective dealing with social issues: A New Generation an Old Culture: Japanese-Canadian artists dealing with notiions of heritage, culture and identity and Mekarôn: a collective of visual artists addressing issues of langauge and communication in an inter-ethnic context. Mekarôn compilation represents the 8 short pieces produced by the collective.
Dog and Fish, 4:30, 1992. Sabrina Matthews has been trained in printmaking and photography. She was the co-founder of Artifact, a collective of community artists who produce murals in Montréal and in Nicaragua. She was a member of Articule and was the coordinator of the Nitassinan mural in Montréal in 1990.