Immerson is a concert event/philosophy initiated by France Jobin (i8u) which proposes to create a deep listening1 environment by focusing on the physical comfort of the audience through a specifically designed space. The premise for Immerson is to seek out/explore new perceptions and experiences of the listening process by pushing the notion of "immersion" to its possible limits. A "consuming" evening of minimal sound art with Yann Novak, Stéphane Claude and i8u in which both artists and audience are mutually drawn into the same heights and depths of the sonic/emotional spectrum. This sound art will be felt as well as heard.
1.Deep Listening is a philosophy and practice developed by Pauline Oliveros that distinguishes the difference between the involuntary nature of hearing and the voluntary, selective nature of listening. The result of the practice cultivates appreciation of sounds on a heightened level, expanding the potential for connection and interaction with one's environment, technology and performance with others in music and related arts.