Les Escales improbables de Montréal will be held at the King Edward Pier in the Old Port of Montréal on September 2 and 3, 2006. Many activities will be held, such as “musical siestas,” interactive performances, and concerts with guest artists Christian Calon, Philippe Le Goff, Geneviève Letarte, and Michel A Smith, amongst several others.
Mois Multi, a festival of technological art, presents Soft Avatar, a concert of performances made with four original digital instruments created by the audio art collective Avatar, on February 12, 2005 at the Multi hall of Québec City’s Méduse complex. Jocelyn Robert, Louis Ouellet, Mériol Lehmann and Éric Morin will make a demonstration of “Map-O-Mix”. Philippe Pasquier will use the “MachinesMOTOR” in an multi-channel audiovideo context. Jocelyn Robert will perform with the “MRNJR” (a double Macchina Ricordi) and Georges Azzaria performance will feature the “DÉCHIQUETEUSErecoleuse” (CUTTERpaster). Finally, Christian Calon will present four compositions, each of them executed with one of the four software.
The double CD Radio Roadmovies is an acoustic tour within the Canadian soundscape. Composed by Christian Calon in collaboration with Chantal Dumas, the project gathers two compositions, Le petit homme dans l’oreille and Documents de surface.