Yann Coppier

Absurd Sounds / Poetics of Sound and Sonic Dramaturgy
Denmark (residence), France (citizenship) °1972
research interests: Sound art, Absurd sounds, Poetry, Politics, Meaning, Dramaturgy, Poetics
affiliation: The Danish National School of Performing Arts (DDSKS)

Yann Coppier is a French sound artist, producer, performer and composer living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Besides his personal projects within the fields of music and sound art, theatre, contemporary dance or film, he has been head of the Sound Line at the Danish National School of Performing Arts (DDSKS) between 2014 and 2020, where he developed an ambitious artistic research project with support from the Danish Ministry of Culture, aiming at creating a new book of rules for sound within performing arts. He is currently a PhD candidate in artistic research in Music, at Lund University / Malmö Academy of Music, with a research project entitled "how to make the future unpredictable". Exploring new ways of composing between science and art in connection with the ESS (European Spallation Source).


Making extensive use of the absurd, in his research sonic dramaturgy – more than technology - occupies the primary focus, in an attempt to restore and develop the lost meaning of sounds, to educate both the branch and the audience, and to open an alternative field of artistic investigation.




Yann Coppier's website: www.studio-ovale.com


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