Montreal, January 19, 2018 – PERTE DE SIGNAL is pleased to welcome american artist Asha Tamirisa in residence from January 22 to February 12, 2018, as part of the RESEARCH-CREATION residency program.

Asha Tamirisa works with sound and image and researches media histories. Currently, Asha is a doctoral student at Brown University in the Computer Music and Multimedia department, and is concurrently pursuing an M.A. in Modern Culture and Media. Asha is a founding member of OPENSIGNAL, a group of artists concerned with the state of gender and race in electronic music/art practices.

At PERTE DE SIGNAL, Asha will be working on a set of new creative works that integrate media archeological methods with feminist perspectives to comment on various aspects of science, technology, and the past.

Created in 2009, this program offers research-creation assistance to local and international artists and artist collectives for the creation of digital art, installation and performance projects. The residency provides space and equipment at Rustines|Lab for the production of a digital, research-creation project. This program has welcomed many artists, including the artist Romain Tardy (Brussels), Verena Friedrich (Cologne), or Blake Carrington (Brooklyn).


PERTE DE SIGNAL is an art centre located at Pôle de Gaspé in Montreal that promotes and fosters the development and dissemination of digital art and innovative artistic uses of technology.

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Camille Montuelle

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