Dominique Pelletier is a Montreal-based translator and part-time translation professor (Concordia University, University of Ottawa) with a background in audio recording technologies (Recording Arts Canada). She makes noise and chip music with various retro game and bootleg consoles (Game Boy, Colecovision, Famiclone) and circuit-bent toys. Theremin player and experimental musician, she adopts a transfeminist posture in favour of technological disobedience and against toxic virtuosity. In 2017, she co-curated the exhibition The Ghost Arcade at the Museo del juguete antiguo (MUJAM) in Mexico City and is the curator of Crafting Retrofutures, a series of exhibitions blending arts and crafts and Gameboy modding. In conjunction with Feminoise Latinamérica, she co-organised the two-day feminist chiptune and circuit sounds festival Femmi_comme_y_Amigas held in Mexico City in October of 2018 and participated in its sister iteration as part of Festival Metadatos in Chiapas in February of 2019. She is also co-founder of Fuck the sound check! against sexist violence in music and sound.
Certificate of recognition from the Universidad Autonoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM) for participating in the organisation, the conference, and the performances of Femmi_Comme_y_Amigas, which was held at Plantel Cuautepec on October 18, 2018.