Yannick Guédon is a French born composer, singer and performance artist, currently living in Brussels.
His work focuses on tiny variations of timbres, the inner pulsation sensations and subjective notions of time, silence and error. He pays particular attention to the place and context in which each musical situation is displayed.
In 2006 he wrote his first piece, pitulatif, for a solo voice. He followed it with ticdê (2007) a vocal trio, infimie (2007)for voice, electroacoustic, video and light, soupir (2009) and pause (2010), for clarinet, guitar, percussion, cello and voice.
In 2011 he initiated the cycle of situations a _ t e m p _ s, which generates:
a t t e m p _ s 2011, for treble viola da gamba, voice, birthday candles and electroacoustic setup
a t _ e m p t _ 2012, sound research on the absence of the artist previously in residence
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 2013, counting piece for voice and electroacoustic setup
a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 2014, for voice hidden in the sound of a treble viola da gamba hidden in a noisy environment
_ _ t e m p _ _ 2014, the four previous sound situations re-actualized for an exhibition made by Thomas Bernardet.
For 2015, he is preparing a trio he will play with Radu Malfatti and Deborah Walker, and a piece commissionned by thededalus ensemble.
He also works for composer Eliane Radigue on Occam XXII - piece for solo voice, and with the musician Mattieu Delaunay on Pas à Pas – soundwalk created in 2014 and for which a second step is being prepared for 2016.
He has also performed with the following musicians among others : Didier Aschour, Antoine Beuger, Jean-Christophe Camps, Mattieu Delaunay, Jürg Frey, Thierry Madiot, Michael Pisaro, Carole Rieussec, Patrice Soletti, Deborah Walker.
As a performer, he has worked with Roland Hayrabedian's contemporary chamber choir, composers such as Rodolphe Bourotte, Pascale Criton and György Kurtag Jr ; and the choreographers Chazallon&Chaput, Philipp Gehmacher, Marcos Simoes&Lilia Mestre, and Rémy Héritier. Since 2002 he has been involved in many performances created by the choreographer Laurent Pichaud.