Performance by Alexandre St-Onge
Wednesday, October 16th
VIORUPEEEEIHEAN is a sound performance generated by various tactics of pragmatic approach of the ineffable that testify on the emergence of monstrous voices and hermetic entities through the creative process. VIORUPEEEEIHEAN is a heterogenous creature possessed by sound spectres. VIORUPEEEEIHEAN.
Alexandre St-Onge is an audio artist, a musician/improviser (acoustic bass, bass, voice and electronics) and a sound performer. He has studied literature and philosophy and he is currently doing his PhD in art. He is fascinated by creativity as a pragmatic approach of the ineffable and he has released ten solo albums: viorupeeeeihean (Oral), Ailleurs (&records), Aimer la concrescence (MiniAlbum/Absence Of Wax), Entités (Oral), Joseph Carey Merrick (MiniAlbum/Oral), Mon animal est possible (Alien8 Recordings), L’amitié ou les rumeurs insoutenables du désir (Squint Fucker Press), kasi naigo (Squint Fucker Press), Une mâchoire et deux trous (Namskéio Records), Image/négation (Alien8 Recordings). He also plays in quite a few bands, including Et Sans, K.A.N.T.N.A.G.A.N.O., Klaxon Gueule, Pink Saliva, mineminemine, Shalabi Effect and undo. As a composer he has worked for interactive/mixed-media company kondition pluriel, as well as composing for artists such as Marie Brassard, Karine Denault, Lynda Gaudreau, Line Nault, Jérémie Niel, Maryse Poulin and Mariko Tanabe.