Biography / contact


Virginie Viel

Researcher at MTI (Music Technology and Innovation Center),  De Montfort University, Leicester (UK) // composer // audiovisual artist

  • Lives and works in Leicester (UK)
  • Researcher, composer and visual artist (photography, video and audiovisual installations).
  • Studied visual communication at School of Arts and Medias in Caen (FR) = Master of Arts with distinction.
    Studied electroacoustic composition at the School of Arts in Mons, Belgium. (Teachers : A. Van de Gorne, P. Mion, I. Drese, B. Thigpen, R. Renouard-Larivière and E. Anderson) = Master of Music (electroacoustic composition)
  • Since 2014 : Researcher in electroacoustic composition in Music Technology and Innovation Research Centre, at De Montfort University, Leicester (UK).
  • Supervisors :  John Young and Pete Batchelor
    Research topic : Approaching acousmatic music from a visual art perspective.
  • Spring 2016 : Composer-in residence, invitation of Robert Normandeau to compose a dome piece at the Université de Montréal, Canada. This project has been supported by the Graduate School Travel Award of De Montfort University and MTI Student Research funding.
  • October 2016 to January 2017 : Erasmus Exchange with Ionian University, in Corfu, Greece. (supervision Theodoros Lotis) The project has been the support of the programme Erasmus+.
  • Her acousmatic pieces have been played in Europe, North America and Australia. She is part of Séneçon, a collective of composers based in Brussels. She has collaborated with various artists and composers on audiovisual projects in Europe.

cf :  (Montage avec  Thibault Jehanne / Editing with Thibault Jehanne)

cf : Porfolio 2013



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