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Artist Statement

Link: The Making of Continuous


This exhibition is a multi-sensory experience. Floor-to-ceiling
linocut panels surround the audience in a paper beehive.
Augmented by the sound of buzzing bees and the scent of beeswax, the installation
was created using a linocut print method on some 1,200 square feet of mulberry paper.

Each panel is

108 x 27.5”, 270 x 70cm

Video of Installation - Link

Video of Installation (2) - Link

Video of Artist Talk - Link

Timelapse of Installation - Link




Installation - Artpoint Gallery - Calgary 2018





Installation Grande Prairie Art Gallery as part of the Group Exhibition - Memory Landscape

Curated by Derrick Chang

Memory Landscape: Agricultural + Ecological

The installation of Continuous by Monique Martin brings us into a larger than life relationship with the microcosm of a bee colony. The Peace Country represents a hive of activity for the national interest in both the economic and agricultural health of the region. Through a measured experience of time and architectural space, each panel illustrates the gradual collapse of a fragile ecosystem.

The honeycomb represents one of the most resilient structures in nature. However, it is the delicate link between agriculture and ecology which links our own connections to community and care for the environment together. This experience of local industry is further activated by the noise of colony productivity and the smell of beeswax.





Continuous Installation - Humboldt Museum and Art Gallery




Continuous Installation at Saskatchewan Craft Council

24 ft woodcut

Interactive beehive with moveable panels that tessellate

The lifecycle of the bee created using a reductive linocut technique and dipped in beeswax, suspended from a beehive frame.



Installation Kootenay Art Gallery - Castlegar, BC






Installation Okotoks Art Gallery - Okotoks, Alberta