Francisco López, Louis Dufort and Félix-Antoine Morin will present the audio immersive concert Immer_son on May 5, 2009 at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal as part of the Elektra Festival. López will also give a conference on May 4 at the Conservatoire.
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.
Sound Travels’ Multichannel Acousmatic Concert — produced by New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) — will take place on August 12, 2006 at St Andrew-by-the-Lake Church. On the programme are works by Benjamin Thigpen, Stéphane Roy, Denis Smalley, John Young, Francisco López, and Sarah Peebles (sho and tape).
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.
Katharine Norman’s book Sounding Art (242 pages + 1 CD) is now available on electrocd.com. The book describes various aspects of sound art, and presents the work of many artists such as Magali Babin, Luc Ferrari, Barry Truax, Francisco López, Hildegard Westerkamp, Francis Dhomont, Merzbow, John Oswald, and Martin Tétreault.
Electroacoustic music duo Kristoff K.Roll and writer Anne-James Chaton selected a wide variety of artists for the upcoming Sonorités festival, dedicated to contemporary writings in poetry, improvised music and sound art, to be held in Montpellier (France) from October 6 — 8, 2005. Amongst the invited artists, composers Jean Pallandre will play on October 7, 2005, and Francisco López on October 8, 2005.