Jackie Gallant is a musician, performer and video artist who composes, improvises and performs for dance, video and film. She began her musical career as a drummer for several Montreal rock groups. Since then she’s played drums and percussion and toured internationally with everyone from La La La Human Steps to Lesbians on Ecstasy. As a solo artist, she creates sound pieces and performs sample based improvised work primarily using electronic drums.
In recent years she has collaborated with performance artist Dayna McLeod, choreographers George Stamos, Julienne Doko, dancers Sarah Williams and Karen Fennell, video artist Sabrina Ratté and actress/director Marie Brassard among others.