Laetitia Sonami incorporates music and spoken word with technology and improvisation, also utilizing an instrument made out of an elbow-length formal glove fitted with sensors that allow her to manipulate electronic sounds. Although born in France in 1957, Sonami has lived in the U.S. since 1975. The late '90s brought increased recognition for Sonami and her electronic pursuits, as she performed around the world at a number of major avant-garde festivals as well as in the American Embassy's Interlink Festival. She has collaborated with Lou Mazzolli, Donald Swearingen, and Visual Brains, among others.
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