Vol qualifié

Hélène Prévost

Publication / 2009

Hélène Prévost

Sound artist, musician and radio producer. Parallel to her career as a radio producer at Radio-Canada (1977-2007), she has pursued a practice of sound art. Using field recordings, editing, remixing, radios and multiple recording devices, she has developed, since 2006, an instrument that is an evolving combination between a radio studio and a laboratory of sound and electric confrontations.

Recent projects (performance and recordings) include: Montréal and Victoriaville Sound Matter, l’Art des Bruits (Luigi’s Avatar), HMMM remix, Ladies club, La Chute, Simulcast, Outfront (CBC), Transgressive Transmissions, a<varia>ctions, Ghosts of vacant lots, 24 gauche, and has written articles for Musicworks, Artexte, Esse, Circuit. Fall of 2009 she created “Vol Qualifié“ a piece for the Excavation Sonore project at AVATAR in Quebec city.

For the radio she has recorded hundreds of artists in concert, has coordinated the radio’s participation to festivals suchs as FIMAV and MUTEK and has created a number of special projects for the radio and the web investigating sound, space, processes and transmission.

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