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Dj Mini - Evelyne Drouin

Evelyne Drouin is the un-categorizable artist, who's style and approach to sound have earned her an international reputation under the brand of DJ Mini. With an extensive knowledge of music crafting and media arts, and having dabbled in circuit bending and advanced audio technology, Evelyne sculpts textural sonic environments, soundscapes and hybrids, installations that actively respond to the participant.

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Although she specializes in sound design, the artist's unconventional approach to art has earned her a reputation as an innovator and contemporary influencer in all spheres of the audio and visual arts.   
Evelyne's body of work spans beyond the world of music to art direction, development, multi-media work, fashion shows and choreography. Her numerous accomplishments include: Releasing two full length albums including Audio Hygiene in 2006 and Espace Temps in 2012, in addition to numerous remixes, dj mixes, dj performances and live musical performances during which she collaborated with a team of 30 creatives, technicians, and counsellors, including Margie Gillis and Jorane. Overdose, a weekly night at Parking nightclub which, over its 7 year run, hosted a plethora of internationally renowned artists including Richie Hawtin, Boys Noize, Zombie Nation, Ellen Allien, amongst many others. Espace Temps, A multi media installation, performance and workshop presented in partnership with the [SAT] wherein participants were able to engage with the creators in the space of the SATosphere. The project incorporated choreography, dance, live music and interactive scenography with 230 degrees visuals and music spatialized in 57 surround sound. This was the first production of it's size to be developed for the space of the SAT.
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As an artist of formidable stature, Evelyne is now sought after to carry out experimental research, prototype, development and conceptualization. She works with teams of designers, developers, artists, choreographers, dancers and creatives in the fields of art, music and design to bring her ideas to fruition.
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Evelyne's impressive ability to experiment and innovate has garnered her invitations to host events, workshops and gigs in places as far flung as Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East.

Although Evelyne continues to evolve as an interdisciplinary and sound artist, her style and skillful approach to crafting her work leave a recognizable signature on each of her projects, ensuring continuity through chaos and creating integrity within an otherwise extrinsic art form. 
  • #djmini playing last Friday at #baldeneiges #winterlude outdoors in #ottawa #myottawa 
Big weekend!! Thanks to everyone who made it out in the cold!! @nightspoor @dj_mini
    #djmini playing last Friday at #baldeneiges #winterlude outdoors in #ottawa #myottawa Big weekend!! Thanks to everyone who made it out in the cold!! @nightspoor @dj_mini
  • Thursday night #videotronstage #neon #iloveneon #dj @dj_mini #igloofest @igloofest #2016 #winter # outdoor #gig with @graphicsemotion
    Thursday night #videotronstage #neon #iloveneon #dj @dj_mini #igloofest @igloofest #2016 #winter # outdoor #gig with @graphicsemotion
  • #igloofest #2016 #winter #time #gig #tonight in #montreal @dj_mini is getting ready to rock your winter boots off! @igloofest 
#nativeinstrument #traktor #dj #iloveneon #neon #videotronstage
    #igloofest #2016 #winter #time #gig #tonight in #montreal @dj_mini is getting ready to rock your winter boots off! @igloofest #nativeinstrument #traktor #dj #iloveneon #neon #videotronstage
  • @dj_mini preparing to take care of business @igloofest on the 28th of January... Be there! #lo-fi #techno #bigroom #lookingforward #montreal #nightlife #winter #dancing @nativeinstruments #traktor
    @dj_mini preparing to take care of business @igloofest on the 28th of January... Be there! #lo-fi #techno #bigroom #lookingforward #montreal #nightlife #winter #dancing @nativeinstruments #traktor
  • Let's just say this made my day. # special #delivery #music # tools #newtech for making music out of anything!!! #mogees  #kickstarter #crowdfunding #yesssssss
    Let's just say this made my day. # special #delivery #music # tools #newtech for making music out of anything!!! #mogees #kickstarter #crowdfunding #yesssssss
  • # lasercut #selfie #instagram # etching #justforfun
    # lasercut #selfie #instagram # etching #justforfun
  • Today my students wanted to make a giant #speaker to play music with their phones...and then created #mixing and #remixing techniques using #littlebits. 
They layered #oscillators over top of their playlists to create new versions of their tracks!

#electronics # workshop #sound #electro #music #lo-fi #mix and #remix

It turned out to be a mini disco with projections of many colours to go with their jam on the ceiling of the community centre! Talk about creative youth...# awesome # instant # disco # workshops are #fun
    Today my students wanted to make a giant #speaker to play music with their phones...and then created #mixing and #remixing techniques using #littlebits. They layered #oscillators over top of their playlists to create new versions of their tracks! #electronics # workshop #sound #electro #music #lo-fi #mix and #remix It turned out to be a mini disco with projections of many colours to go with their jam on the ceiling of the community centre! Talk about creative youth...# awesome # instant # disco # workshops are #fun
  • Workshop'in with #littlebits 
Today's workshop was about #electronics #robotics #music #storytelling #choreographing #musicmaking #collaboration on an #ephemeral #art and #sounddesign #project using #mixers #amplification #organic #sounds #routing a #Pa #system and showcasing what kids learned through their unique #design #process 
#evmini #geniemob
    Workshop'in with #littlebits Today's workshop was about #electronics #robotics #music #storytelling #choreographing #musicmaking #collaboration on an #ephemeral #art and #sounddesign #project using #mixers #amplification #organic #sounds #routing a #Pa #system and showcasing what kids learned through their unique #design #process #evmini #geniemob
  • Nouvelle assistante personnelle #djbibi #djmini #kittymix #tagteam
    Nouvelle assistante personnelle #djbibi #djmini #kittymix #tagteam
  • Demo got #bci #music here in #BosMusicTech @WorkbarBoston #meetup @syncprojectco and presenting MusicMotionAlliance @MusicmotionA #muse #ableton
    Demo got #bci #music here in #BosMusicTech @WorkbarBoston #meetup @syncprojectco and presenting MusicMotionAlliance @MusicmotionA #muse #ableton
  • #museomixMTL #2015 #museum #hacking #hackathon @macmontreal #hacker #life #mentor #electronics #ideation #multimedia #installation @museomixmtl
    #museomixMTL #2015 #museum #hacking #hackathon @macmontreal #hacker #life #mentor #electronics #ideation #multimedia #installation @museomixmtl
  • I know it's silly but...#3d #printing #DIY #knobs is fun... #3dprinting #repair #gear #electronics #parts #opensource
    I know it's silly but...#3d #printing #DIY #knobs is fun... #3dprinting #repair #gear #electronics #parts #opensource
  • #Eeg to #oscilloscope #geek night @foulab #process #neuroscience to #art
    #Eeg to #oscilloscope #geek night @foulab #process #neuroscience to #art
  • Tenth anniversary #symposium of the international labotary for #brain #music and #sound #research #McGill #mcgilluniversity #brams #neuro #neuroscience #neurotech #mtl #qbin #crblm #uqem
    Tenth anniversary #symposium of the international labotary for #brain #music and #sound #research #McGill #mcgilluniversity #brams #neuro #neuroscience #neurotech #mtl #qbin #crblm #uqem
  • #reminders #create #educate #share #engage #quotes #visionboard #postit
    #reminders #create #educate #share #engage #quotes #visionboard #postit
  • #prissurlevif #whiledjing #dieuduciel @dieuduciel #montreal #nightlife #dj #djmini
    #prissurlevif #whiledjing #dieuduciel @dieuduciel #montreal #nightlife #dj #djmini
  • Dj Mini on set for @juste_pour_rire TV today ! Amazing team !
    Dj Mini on set for @juste_pour_rire TV today ! Amazing team !
  • #makers #tinkerers #tinkering #howtomakealmostanything @district3 #ongoing #training #silly #selfie #post #prototype #brainstorm #creative #minds #unite #teamwork
    #makers #tinkerers #tinkering #howtomakealmostanything @district3 #ongoing #training #silly #selfie #post #prototype #brainstorm #creative #minds #unite #teamwork
  • Amazing evening @ritualnightclub it was lovely to come to #ottawa #ottawatechno and play deconstructed #techno with great #visuals #untilnexttime @nightspoor #thankyou #greatpromoters #greatteam
    Amazing evening @ritualnightclub it was lovely to come to #ottawa #ottawatechno and play deconstructed #techno with great #visuals #untilnexttime @nightspoor #thankyou #greatpromoters #greatteam
  • #critical #notes #cyclical #destruction #process #procedural #generation #mindset
    #critical #notes #cyclical #destruction #process #procedural #generation #mindset
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