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2017-2018 Andrew W.Mellon Visiting Professor, V&A Research Institute (VARI), Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2006-2016 Director, Musée de la musique, Cité de la musique-Philharmonie de Paris

2005-2006 Head of Public Programs, Musée de la musique, Cité de la musique, Paris

2003-2005 Director, Accentus Chamber Choir and Le Jeune Chœur de Paris

1997-2003 Artistic Director, Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (Ircam-Centre Pompidou), Paris

1993-1996 Artistic Director, Ars Musica Festival, Brussels

1992-1996 Music Advisor, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

1988-1991 Production and Archival Manager, Logos Foundation, Ghent

1987-1988 Research Fellow, (Ircam/CNRS), Paris

1986-1987 Music Educator, Jeunesses Musicales, Brussels

 

Other professional activities

Curatorial Consultant: Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2016); Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris (2014); San Diego Museum of Art (2012-2015); Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), Phoenix (2007-2011 and 2017- )

Artistic Director, « Sounds French Festival», New York, March 2003

Music Curator for exhibitions « Le Temps, Vite » (2000) and « Roland Barthes » (2002), Centre Pompidou, Paris

Musical advisor for exhibitions: « Sonic Process » (2003) and « Sons et Lumières » (2005), Centre Pompidou, Paris ; Europalia « Mexique » (1993) and « Horta » (1996), Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

 

Professional associations

ICOM-France: Secretary-general 2013-2016; board member 2013-2019

CIMCIM (International Committee for museums and collections of music): board member since 2010

T&M (Théâtre et Musique, Paris – contemporary opera company) : Secretary since 2009

 

Jury member

Prix “A Quatre Mains” (Photographie – Musique), Fondation Swiss Life, 2014 and 2016

The French American Fund for Contemporary Music, New York/Paris (2004-2006)

DRAC Ile-de-France, Ministère de la Culture, Paris (2002-2004)

Ministère de la Communauté Française de Belgique, Brussels (1995-1998)

 

Artistic Director, « Sounds French Festival», New York, March 2003

 

Music critic for Crescendo, MusikTexte, Musicworks, Dissonances, Positionen ; Hessischer Rundfunk, Deutschlandfunk, BRTN ; Le Magazine de la Monnaie ; Auvidis-Montaigne, Hat Hut, Ircam,… (1991-2000) 

 

Active as a music composer between 1984 et 1995