Architect by training and multimedia fiddler, Valkiri (Lille) focuses his research on a hybridization between the technologies of yesterday and the ones of today. From any type of media – old or young – he develops devices designed to root in a place and make it vibrate. His work on the diversion of electronic objects (hardware hacking, circuit bending) and the algorithmic allowed him to develop a reflection on the place of man in our time, that of the autonomisation of machines, and relations which unite them. From there, Valkiri offers both digital installations and electronic music concerts with his “Symphonic Toy Orchestra”.
Selected under the program MAP of the European pepinieres of Creation, he begins his second year of residency at Transcultures after having shown a first step of his environmental installation Mermedia, in Château Gilson (La Louvière) as part of the biennale of contemporary art and heritage ARTour. A second step of this variable geometry device will be presented at City Sonic, International Festival of Sound Arts, in Louvain-la-Neuve (and in Walloon Brabant) from November 21 to December 1, 2019.
- Production : Transcultures, Pépinières Européennes de Création.
- Avec le soutien de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles