Electroacoustic artist, surround sound composer, occasional curator, old typewriter aficionado and sandcastle manufacturer. Careless about aesthetic tags, Nicolas Bernier navigates trough live electronics, installations and art video, as well as music for dance, theatre and cinema.
In the midst of this eclecticism, his artistic concerns remain constant: the balance between the cerebral and the sensual, and between organic sound sources and digital processing.
He his the founder of the sound art microorganism Ekumen, member of the media art organization Perte de Signal and he his the the art director of R seaux, a major Canadian electroacoustic concert producer. His works have been awarded and broadcast in festivals around the world including Prix Ars Electronica (Austria), AKOUSMA (Canada), Mutek (Canada), DotMov Festival (Japan) and Transmediale (Germany).