[Article 99]Franck VIGROUX (F) – Gruenrekorder DJ Set (D) – 22.11.2012

Franck VIGROUX (F)
Villa medicis hors les murs 2009

A composer and improviser, Franck Vigroux lives in a universe where rock, improvisation, electronic, hörspiel, and contemporary music meet. On stage he can play many different roles: guitar player, turntablist, electro-acoustician, electronic performer, improvisation orchestra conductor. He also directed numerous videos, such as Dust (30’) in 2007.

He performs in solo or with groups such as Camera, Push the triangle, regularly collaborates with musicians (Elliott Sharp; Zeena Parkins, Michel Blanc, Joey Baron, Bruno Chevillon, Marc Ducret., Ellery Eskellin, Matthew Bourne, Hélène Breschand, Ars Nova ensemble instrumental, Philippe Nahon); with video artists and performers (Mariano Equizzi, Philippe Fontes, Scorpene Horrible, with writers (Philippe Malone, Kenji Siratori)

Since 2000 he repeatedly performed in the United States, in Europe and in Japan either in festivals or in clubs. In 2003, he founded his own label D’Autres Cordes records (Other Chords), his disks are also published by others labels such as Signature Radio France and Hypermodern (Japan)

In 2009 he founded the Compagny D’autres cordes with which he created “Septembres” a text by Philippe Malone, “Broken Circles” for ten musicians interpreted by Ars Nova ensemble instrumental, and “Un Sang d’Encre” with Marc Ducret (2010). In 2011 he composed “D503” a piece for Radio France ACR which runs for Prix Italia 2011.

In 2009 he founded the Compagny D’autres cordes with which he created “Septembres” a text by Philippe Malone, “Broken Circles” for ten musicians interpreted by Ars Nova ensemble instrumental, and “Un Sang d’Encre” with Marc Ducret (2010). In 2011 he composed “D503” a piece for Radio France ACR which runs for Prix Italia 2011.

Franck Vigroux is associated-artist with the government-regulated scene of Lozère „Scènes Croisées“
Awards:
Villa Médicis hors les murs 2009 ( New York)
Nominee Best album and best track Qwartz electronic music awards 2011-
Nominee best video music Qwartz 2008
Nominee Prix Italia 2011 categorie musique Radio France

www.franckvigroux.com

Gruenrekorder DJ Set (D)
Roland Etzin präsentiert Tonträger des Frankfurter Labels.

www.gruenrekorder.de

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22.11.2012
Institut für neue Medien (INM),Schmickstraße 18, 60314 Frankfurt – http://www.inm.de
Einlass 20:00, Beginn 20:30 – Eintritt: 5 Euro

Flyer 22.11.2012


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