ABOUT D. KIMM
Interdisciplinary artist D. Kimm has published four collections of poetry including La Suite mongole (book with CD-ROM Planète rebelle, 2001). She made the CD Le Silence des hommes in collaboration with guitarist Bernard Falaise. Her “spoken noise” duo Mankind (with performer Alexis O’Hara) has appeared at various festivals in Canada like the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, Edgy Women and Suoni Per Il Popolo, and overseas – Poesie Berlin Festival in Germany, Donau in Austria, Musique Action et Montevideo in France.
The duo’s first CD, titled Ice Machine, came out in 2009 on the Ambiances Magnétiques label. D. Kimm has also made three short films: En attendant Corto Maltese (2007), Si tu veux me garder, tu dois t’éloigner (2008) in partnership with the late Patrice Duhamel, and Mlle Clara dompteuse de lapins (2010) in collaboration with Brigitte Henry. All three were presented at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. She also worked on La Mariée perpétuelle, a sweeping interdisciplinary project spread over several years. A first version was presented in May 2009 as part of the OFF.T.A. (Off Festival TransAmériques). In 2010, D. Kimm did a residence at the Quebec Studio in New York (CALQ).