CHIENVOLER is Jérémi Roy a multi-bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound engineer, and producer based in Montréal Quebec. His music is untempered architectural, chaotic, tragi-comic, visceral, complex, simple, or at other times, listened to for what it is, without looking for words. He has composed music for Film and Theatre notably for Havana from on High, a feature-length documentary by Pedro Ruiz as well as “Un si gentil garçon” by Denis Lavalou (Theatre Complices/Les Célébrants), a Quebec-Swiss co-production.
Kelly Ruth is a Textile/New Media artist from Winnipeg, currently living in Edmonton. She has been activating her textiles and tools through using electronics, sound, and integrating microcontrollers into the foundations of her woven cloth. In performance, she uses contact microphones and effects pedals on her weaving loom and other fibre related tools. She performs solo and with an improvisational trio named Civvie. She has performed solo at the Vancouver New Music Festival, Handmade Assembly, Forthwith Festival, and as part of Civvie opened for an improvisational collaboration between Venetian Snares and Daniel Lanois.