Maxime Corbeil-Perron is a Montréal-based composer, director and audiovisual performance artist whose work has been highlighted by numerous international competitions, media and festivals. His artistic practice has evolved in various forms: music, cinema, audiovisual performance, video art, interactive art, electroacoustic music, electronic and mixed-media music, light and sound performance.
His work has been presented in more than a hundred international events and festivals, including: L.E.V. (ES), Intonal (SE), Festival du nouveau cinéma (CA), Seeing Sound (UK), WNDX (CA), Mutek (CA), Videoformes (FR), FIMAV (CA), Mois-Multi (CA), Futura (FR), Matera Intermedia Festival (IT), Contemporanea (IT), EMW/ICMC (CN), le San Francisco Tape Music Festival (USA), Echofluxx (CZ), Vizuális Akusztika (HU), O.K. LÀ (CA), Cairo Video Festival (EG), FIAV (MAR), Sound Image (UK) and the Computer Arts Festival (IT).
As a director, his work has been recognized with a special mention at both the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Canada, 2019) and the Aguilar Short Film Festival (Spain, 2019). He is also the recipient of the Euterke Video Prize (2017), awarded by the SAT, Elektra and Igloofest.
As a composer, he received commissions from the Continuum Ensemble, the Ensemble SuperMusique, the Ensemble d’Oscillateurs, and the Productions Totem Contemporain. His works were highlighted and awarded the Italian Senate medal by the biennial composition competition Città di Udine (IT, 2012, ’16). His work was also recognized by the Destellos Foundation (2nd prize, 2012), and the Jeu de Temps / Times Play (JTTP, 1st prize, 2011).
He has been an artist-in-residence at EMS Stockholm (2018), Signal Culture (2017, ’19) and the Société des Arts Technologiques (2019).
His works are distributed by Vidéographe (CA), Taukay Musicali (IT), Hardcore Jewellery (UK), Kohlenstoff Records (CA), Ambiances Magnétiques (CA) and Mikroclimat (CA). They have also been broadcast by a variety of international media, including Radio ORF (AU) and Radio-Canada.
He has also been involved as a collaborator in many projects, including Mutations, Political Ritual, Siamois Synthesis, Le Pélican Noir and Paysages Primitifs. He also released electronic music under many pseudonyms, including M.edium, DRESDEN and Le Poisson d’Argent.
He is a co-founder, a part of the artistic committee, and was co-director of one of the first Canadian experimental music digital record company, Kohlenstoff Records. He is also involved as co-artistic director with the Montréal digital label Mikroclimat. He is a member of Vidéographe, Main Film, CIRMMT, the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, and a member of the National Council of the Canadian League of Composers.
His work was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA), the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM), the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ), the SOCAN Foundation and the Fonds de recherche québécois en société et culture (FRQSC). He is currently a PhD candidate at the Université de Montréal.