Communauté électroacoustique canadienne
Canadian Electroacoustic Community
GM-500 — 1455, boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest, Montréal, QC, H3G 1M8, Canada
http://cec.sonus.ca - cec@sonus.ca
  • Residence: Toronto, ON, Canada

John Kamevaar is a multi-disciplinary artist, living in Toronto. He has used sampling/quotation in various media.
From 1981 to 1994, he was a member of the CCMC, playing several instruments in this improvisation collective which toured internationally. Between 1987 and 1991, he was the artistic director of a tape music group, “Kaiser Nietzsche”. The latter was primarily a minimalist noise ensemble, which spawned several tape, record and CD releases on the “Freedom in a Vacuum” label. And from 1987 to 2004, his main involvement was in the production of several sound-tracks for the experimental films of Carl Brown. His current preoccupation with sampling film sound-tracks is an extension of his work on the 2004 film “Triage” by Carl Brown and Michael Snow.

[SONUS.ca, 2003]

List of Works

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