Mariske Broeckmeyer is a Brussels based singer, composer and PhD Researcher at the Department of Composition, LUCA School of Arts campus Lemmens. She holds a Master of Jazz degree from Royal Conservatory Brussels and joined the Composition programme at Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik. Her work is a quest for new textures and other worldly sonic landscapes. She combines song-writing techniques and sound-art strategies to shape ever evolving drones out of layers of synths, found sounds and vocal noises. Her research currently focuses on the artistic relation between migraine and music and is entitled: Migraine Music: a Submersive Dive into the Absurd World of the Migraine Sufferer - Towards the Creation of an Experimental Opera.