Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Oct 1st 2005 to Oct 31st 2005
  • PRACTICE : Sound Artist/performer
  • FROM : USA/France

Laetitia Sonami is a composer, performer and sound installation artist who designs and builds her own instruments. Her lady's glove allows her to control sounds, mechanical devices, and lights in real-time.

Laetitia Sonami was born in France and settled in the United States in 1975 to pursue her interest in the emerging field of electronic music. Her work combines text, music and "found sound" from the world, in compositions which have been described as "performance novels". She is creating and utilizing some of the most sophisticated technologies in order to create an intimate, spontaneous art form which transcends technology.