Jérôme Joy

Born in 1961, lives and works in Saint-Nazaire.

French composer present, since the early 1980s, on the international stage of experimental and improvised music, electro, electronic, real-time, instrumental and networking music.

After teaching at the National School of Art Villa Arson in Nice from 1992 to 2010, he is currently a professor at the National Art School of Bourges and is pursuing a Ph.D. research-creation in audio art and experimental music at Laval University Quebec. From 2001 to 2005, he has been visiting artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago SAIC. Since 2004 his is research director of Locus Sonus in association with Peter Sinclair. He is also co-founder of several collective and experimental music projects in France and Japan (Pizmo, PacJap, JOKTTJJEG, JJEL, etc.), the instrumental ensemble Proxima Centauri and the Tiramizu label, and created collaborative projects: Internet Collective JukeBox, nocinema.org, Sobralasolas!, Radiomatic, ForumHub, etc., or with Paul Devautour, art projects and Lascaux2 AGGLO. Since 1997 he is member of the net.art community The Thing (NYC), a collective of artists and activists.

For over twenty years, he participated in many festivals, exhibitions and international conferences and has benefited from several residences in Europe, Asia and North America. In 2012 he received a research residency at UQAM in Montreal. His records are distributed by Metamkine, Tiramizu, 23Five / SFMOMA, Fibrr Ohm Records and Avatar. His book is available at LOGS è®e editions. His articles are published in numerous English and French magazines.


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