Biography

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Pierre JODLOWSKI is a composer, performer and multimedia artist. His music, often marked by a high density, is at the crossroads of acoustic and electric sound and is characterized by dramatic and political anchor. His work as a composer led him to perform in France and abroad in most places dedicated to contemporary music aswell as others artistic fields, dance, theater, visual arts, electronic music. His work unfolds today in many areas : films, interactive installations, staging. He is defining his music as an "active process" on the physicall level [musical gestures, energy and space] and on the psychological level [relation to memory and visual dimension of sound]. In parallel to his compositions, he also performs on various scenes (experimental, jazz, electronic), solo or with other artists.
Since 1998 he is co-artistic director of éOle (research and production studios based in Odyssud - Cultural center in Blagnac) and Novelum festival in Toulouse (from 1998 to 2014).

He has been collaborating with various ensembles such as : Intercontemporain (Paris), Ictus (Belgium), KNM (Berlin), the Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain (France), the new Ensemble Moderne (Montreal), Ars Nova (Sweden), Proxima Centauri (France), Court-circuit (France), Ensemble Les Éléments (France), the Berg Orchestra (Prague), Soundinitiative (Europe) and various soloist from the international contemporary music scene. He also conducts collaborations with musicians such as preferred Jean Geoffroy - percussion, Cedric Jullion - flute, Wilhelm Latchoumia - piano, for works and research on the new instruments capacities. He performed in a trio with Roland Auzet (percussion) and Michel Portal (sax & clarinet), a duo with drummer Alex Babel and different projects with musicians from improvised music scene in Europe. His work led him to develop collaborations with visual artists, in particular, David Coste for specific projects with video. He also works as a stage designer on several projects at the intersection of theater, installation, concert or oratorio. He has received commissions from IRCAM, Ensemble Intercontemporain, the French Ministry of Culture, Akademie der Künste (Berlin), CIRM, GRM, the Donaueschingen Festival, Radio France, the Piano Competition in Orleans, GMEM, GRAME , Siemens Foundation, the Opera of Toulouse, the European project INTEGRA, the studio EMS - Stockholm, the Royaumont Foundation, Cabaret contemporain, Venice Biennale music festival, Polish Ministry of Culture…

Winner of several international competitions, he won the Prix Claude Arrieu SACEM in 2002, the Prix Hervé Dugardin SACEM in 2012, and was in residence at the Academy of the Arts of Berlin in 2003 and 2004. In 2013 he won a Prize awarded by "Academie Charles Cros" for one of his CD. In 2015 he is the winner of The Great Lyceum Prize in France for his piece "Time & Money". His works are performed in key places devoted to contemporary sound arts in France, Europe, Canada, China, Corea, Japan and Taiwan and the United States.
His works are partly published by Editions Jobert and are the subject of several CD and video recordings on the labels éOle Records, Radio France and Kaïros. He is living in France and Poland.

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C.V. de Pierre Jodlowski
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