Myriam Bleau


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Université de Montréal (Canada), Composition

Bio:


  • ISEA2019

    Myriam Bleau is a composer, digital artist and performer based in Montreal. She creates audiovisual systems that go beyond the screen, such as sound installations and performance specific musical interfaces. Her hybrid electronic practice investigates music performance as a codified cultural manifestation and recontextualizes pop culture elements and music history tropes. Her work has been recognized and presented internationally: Prix Ars Electronica (AT), Myriam Bleau is a composer, digital artist and performer based in Montreal. She creates audiovisual systems that go beyond the screen, such as sound installations and performance specific musical interfaces. Her hybrid electronic practice investigates music performance as a codified cultural manifestation and recontextualizes pop culture elements and music history tropes. Her work has been recognized and presented internationally: Prix Ars Electronica (AT), Sónar (ES) and Sónar Hong Kong, Sonic Arts Award (IT), ELEKTRA (QC-CA), Transmediale (DE), ACT (KR), Laboral + Lev (ES), Scopitone (FR), to name a few.

    ISEA2015

    A composer, digital artist and performer based in Montréal, Myriam Bleau explores the limits between musical performance and digital arts, creating audiovisual systems such as sound installations and performance specific musical interfaces. A multi-instrumentalist from childhood, Bleau plays cello, guitar, and piano. Her hybrid electronic practice integrates hip hop, techno, experimental and pop elements with a focus on generating a physical response through pure tones and perceptual effects. She has presented across Canada, in the US and in Europe. Her recent work Soft Revolvers, received an honorary  mention for the Prix Ars Electronica 2015. She is currently working on a master’s degree in composition at the Université de Montréal, Canada.


Current Location:


  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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