Quebec City, November 10, 2016 - Avatar and its board are pleased to nominate Émile Morin as an honorary member.
Émile Morin is independent artist based in Quebec, numerous scenic installations and works were submitted in Europe, Australia, the United States and Canada. Among others, at the Châtelet in Paris (France), the Tesla Berlin (Germany), BEAP festival in Perth (Australia), the Banff Center and the Contemporary Art Museum of Montreal (Canada).
His professional trajectory is composed of an continue artistic practice and artistic direction from organizations recognized for their uniqueness, such as Recto Verso and its festival Mois Multi and Avatar, the creative association in sound and electronic art. Through the development of a thought of renewal forms within precursors creating groups he led, he fed an advanced knowledge of multidisciplinary creation and digital art (both practical and theoretical), he developed innovative creative strategies, as new creative technical means. In addition, he has worked on several national and international events and with government structures as a consultant and thinker to analyze, understand and define the settings for new avenues of creation, whether in multidisciplinary or digital art. Based on what he calls an "aesthetic of complexity", its creation and use juxtaposes several disciplines to develop facilities, scenic areas, immersive works and "dramatic" constructions. Multidisciplinarity that characterizes his works reveals its uniqueness in the systematic use of a multitude of mechanisms that reproduce and divert effects of phenomena and movements of nature or the primary functions of the objects themselves. The development of its audio and visual devices trying to provoke and to change the modes of perception of the viewer, his understanding of the space it lives and surroundings. His art is a diversion where revealing processes that seek to reveal the unexpected and the anomaly. For several years, Émile Morin made heavy use but critical new technology. He is currently completing a doctorate in education and art practice in which he is interested in the architectural works and sequential write.
Website of the artist: emilemorin.me
Quebec City, November 3, 2016 - ENCAC has awarded six new international artistic residency
Avatar is proud to announce that Christian Skjødt will be coming to Quebec City. The Danish artist will be at Avatar in Spring 2017, as part of the ENCAC network's residency program. Our artist-run center devoted to audio and electronic art has been a member of the ENCAC network for 3 years.