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Myriam BoucherCA/QC

Myriam Boucher<sup>CA/QC</sup>

Inspired by the natural environment, Myriam Boucher fuses the organic and the synthetic in her musicvideos, audiovisual performances, and immersive projects. Her delicate, polymorphous work explores the intimate dialogue between music, sound, image, and environment. Trained as a keyboardist, Boucher first turned to classical piano, jazz, and then post-rock, before embarking on the study of electroacoustics. Now a video artist, she works on the real-time combination of music and images, extending her activities to VJing and video installations. Her research activities in video musical composition propose a classification of sound/image relations as the cornerstone of an eventual grammar of the genre.
She is a professor of digital music, composition, and sound creation at the Université de Montréal's Faculty of Music. Her research-creation activities integrate musical composition, improvisation, deep listening, sound ecology, in situ creation, immersive technologies, and cross-disciplinary arts such as film, visual arts, poetry, and dance. Her research aims to understand and analyze the mechanisms of perception and representation in audiovisual works and multidisciplinary concerts integrating sound, music, image, and performers, from the perspective that art is a practice capable of transforming reality and engendering new forms of sensitive representation.