Viviane Houle/Stefan Smulovitz
Vocals from Vancouver BC
A creative force in Vancouver’s improv and new music scenes (Eye of Newt, gesture4), Stefan Smulovitz and Viviane Houle continue their ground-breaking collaboration by combining free improvisation, improvised song and unearthly electro-acoustic soundscapes. Smulovitz unleashes the full potential of the laptop as a musical instrument, exposing unimagined terrains of sonic expression. Houle’s extreme vocals and unforgettable versatility defy categorization; the intelligence of her singing blends with deep emotion to make music that is at once sweet and fierce.