Stéphane Claude Samuel Thulin Nimalan Yoganathan Julian Stein Les journées de la culture 2010: Mobile Music

Date(s): Sep 25 2010, 2:00 pm


Les journées de la culture 2010: Mobile Music

2 pm – audio journey through the city – free
Samuel Thulin launches the active listening project There to Hear: Placing Mobile Music. For a four-week period, the public can download original pieces created exclusively from audio material recorded during an excursion through Montreal. Equipped with headphones, participants are able to follow Thulin’s directions and retrace his steps (on foot, by bus and by subway). The participants’ audio experience will diverge from the initial audio experience. Upon each re-listening, a new musical journey unfolds as imaginary mingles with reality, as original compositions meld with street sounds, and as sound becomes music..

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Les journées de la culture 2010: Mobile Music

Stéphane Claude is an electronic_acoustic composer and sound engineer. His research is based on integrating a conceptual and physiological framework of audio recording and sound installation for different diffusion contexts in the electronic arts.

Samuel Thulin is a researcher, musician and media artist living in Montreal. His work is concerned with concepts of mobility, place, and sound, as well as the history of media and technology. He is a member of the Mobile Media Lab and PhD candidate in the Communication Studies department at Concordia University.

Nimalan Yoganathan is a Montreal sound artist and musician. He completed his studies in Electrical Engineering at McGill University and obtained a BFA in Electroacoutic Studies from Concordia University. He currently focuses on the integration of field recordings into his works from his travels through bustling cities, desolate landscapes, and spiritual sites. Nimalan often attempts to mimic the timbral and rhythmic characteristics of such natural sounds using synthetic gestures.