yannick guédon
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Yannick Guédon is a French born composer, singer and performance artist.

His work focuses on tiny variations of timbres, the inner pulsation sensations and subjective notions of time and silence. He creates listening situations where the spectator is invited to appreciate the time and context in which the musical action takes place, revealing the sound, visual and light environment. The main tool of his projects is always sound, but it is often highlighted by questions linked to the body and the presence of the performer in the precise context in which the performance takes place.

From 2006 to 2010, he composed several pieces, from solo to quintet, with voice as a central medium, using its extended possibilities of timbres.

From 2011 to 2015 he developed the cycle of sound situations a _ t e m p _ s, using voice, treble viola da gamba and electroacoustic setup as main instruments.

He then developed a new cycle with chaque chose (2015), commissioned by the Dedalus ensemble, it follows with l'insistance des possibles (2016), trio with Cyprien Busolini and Deborah Walker ; and espa_ (2018), a piece for seven singers premiered in the radome of Saint-Nazaire - France.

In 2018, he premiered Occam XXII, vocal solo composed by Eliane Radigue, and the duo Occam XIX with the violist Julia Eckhardt in Tabakalera (San Sebastian), as well as the quartet Occam Delta XVI with Carol Robinson, Bertrand Gauguet and Julia Eckhardt, invited by the artist Tomás Saraceno in Palais de Tokyo during the Festival d'Automne, Paris.
That same year, he premiered Prisma Interius IX, composed by Catherine Lamb with the Dedalus ensemble during the Riverrun - GMEA festival, CNCM of Albi, recorded for the New World Records label.

In recent years he has performed with/for the following musicians, composers and ensembles among others : Didier Aschour, Antoine Beuger, Rodolphe Bourotte, Pascale Criton, Mattieu Delaunay, Bryan Eubanks, Loïc Guénin, Rebecca Lane, Michael Pisaro, Roland Hayrabedian's contemporary chamber choir and collectif Muzzix.
He also collaborated with choreographers like Sara Manente, Marcos Simoes & Lilia Mestre, and Varinia Canto Vila.

In parallel of his musical career, he performed also as a dancer.
In 2002, he took part in the program exerce in the National Choreographic Center of Montpellier, directed by Mathilde Monnier. There he met the choreograher Laurent Pichaud with who he has been performed in many site specific performances until now. As a dancer, he also collaborated with the choreographers Chazallon&Chaput, Philipp Gehmacher&Vladimir Miller, and Rémy Héritier.