Medusa Selfie

© Myriam Boucher
Commission vidéo
50m | 2020

MEDUSA SELFIE brings electroacoustic and multimedia composition together with repertoire by anonymous and women composers, played on historical and invented instruments. The performers embody a feminine reflection on the mythic petrifying character.

MAIDEN • Beatriz de Dia (1140-1175) A chantar m’er de so qu’eu no volria
MATRIARCH • Codex Faenza anonymous (1400-1500) Ave Maris Stella
BOWLS OF PLENTY • Medusa Bowls
LAMENT • Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) Lamento
PETRIFIED • Medusa Rocks
PERSÉE • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729) Ah quelle affreuse image (Esther)
CORAL • Medusa Coral & folklore français (1200-1300) En mai au douz tens novels

Terri Hron: Concept, direction, sound, objects, recorders
Katelyn Clark: clavisimbalum, organetto, objects
Jennifer Thiessen: baroque viola, viole d’amore, objects
Myriam Boucher : video

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