Marc Fournel Tontauben

Date(s): Sep 18 to Oct 23 2004

Exhibition

© Marc Fournel, 2003

Vernissage on Saturday September 18, at 5 pm

Residency from August 18 to September 17, 2004

The production of this work received financial support from the Canada Council for the Arts – Media Arts Commissioning Program.

Tontauben is a sound installation consisting of several electronic balls that trail here and there across the floor. Move a ball and create sounds in the gallery space. Move another and a second group of sounds is added to the first. The sonic effects are generated by the position of the balls as they come and go creating an ecosystem wherein you yourself become one of the components.

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© Marc Fournel, 2003

Marc Fournel is an “undisciplinary creator,” a “Jack of all Trades” and a coffee drinker, who when immersed in his artistic practice, watches, listens to, produces and creates video, audio and video installation, and sound works. He is a founding member of the collective Vitamin Beziehungen and an Associate Researcher at the LMI (Laboratoire des médias interactifs) of the Département des communications of UQÀM. Marc Fournel thanks Kathy Kennedy, Christina Oltmann, Thomas Ouellette Fredericks, Laure Ottmann, Serge Provencher, Ke Wu, Vitamin Beziehungen as well as La Fondation Daniel Langlois pour l’art, la science et la technologie, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts, Poly-Grames and Ubisense.