The new sound installation Turbulence Sound Matrix by Steve Heimbecker will be presented every evening of the Elektra 9 festival, prior to the concerts at Usine C, from May 7 to 10, 2008. Steve Heimbecker will also present his 64-channel audio piece Signe composed for the installation.
Steve Heimbecker is one of the contributors of the book edited by Monika Bakke entitled Going aerial. Air, art architecture. The book is published by the Jan van Eyck Academie (The Netherlands).
Darren Copeland, Steve Heimbecker, Barry Truax, and Hildegard Westerkamp are Amongst the renowned artists who will take part in The Art of Immersive Soundscapes 2 (AIS2) of the University of Regina (Canada). These creative and theoretical forums will take place from June 9 to 22, 2007. You can listen to Darren Copeland’s repertoire on his electroradio stream.
Artists A_dontigny, Louis Dufort, Chantal Dumas, Steve Heimbecker, Mathieu Lévesque, Francisco López, Tomas Phillips and Hélène Prévost will get together to form the Victoriaville matière sonore ensemble that will present, under Francisco López’s direction, a collective work of acousmatic art realised using recordings previously realised in the town of Victoriaville. This event will take place on May 19, 2007 as part of the 24th FIMAV.
Several artists from Québec will take part in “Waves,” a media art event held at the Arsenals exhibition hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art, in Riga on August 25 to September 17, 2006. Steve Heimbecker, Jean-Pierre Aubé, and Artificiel (Alexandre Burton, Julien Roy, Jimmy Lakatos and Pascale Malaterre) are amongst the selected artists.
Invited by curator Esther Bourdages, seven Canadian artists joined forces with Spanish composer Francisco López for the Montréal Sound Matter / Montréal matière sonore project. Working from a common pool of field recordings from Montréal, Louis Dufort, Steve Heimbecker, A_dontigny, Chantal Dumas, Hélène Prévost, Mathieu Lévesque, and Tomas Phillips created an audio work which will be released as a compilation CD. All together, they have put together a sound installation that will be presented from July 7 to August 27, 2006 at the Darling Foundry (Montréal). To complete the project, a concert featuring all these artists will be held at the Darling Foundry on July 27.