Artists Jacky Mérit

After studying the plastic arts at the École des Beaux-arts in Tours in 1989 (post-graduate diploma in Plastic Arts), he focused his research around sound and attempted to apply his methods as a plastic artist to his sound compositions. Originally based on the exploration of sound matter and narration, his work is today focused on the plastic and architectural dimension of sound as well as on the notion of the “polyphony” of space and a certain physiology of listening. Grand Prix “Les Pierre d’Or” at the International Electroacoustic Music Competition in Bourges (IMEB), in 1999 with the piece Emphase. Commissioned by the IMEB in 2000. First prize for electroacoustic composition at the EAR’01 competition, at HEAR studio in Budapest (Hungary), in October 2001 for the work Involution. He also composes music for dance, theatre, film and the plastic arts. He is a member of the S.A.M. collective (Structure d’Action Musicale — Musical Action Structure) in Toulouse, France.

[source: MR 2002] [iv-03]

Jacky Mérit

Vendée (France), 1964

Residence: France

  • Composer

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Appearances

Various artists
Musiques & Recherches / MR 2002 / 2003

Complements

Éole Records / EOR 004 / 2002
  • Not in catalogue
Various artists
Mnémosyne musique média / LDC 2781122-23 / 2001
  • Out of print
Various artists
Mnémosyne musique média / LDC 278070-71
  • Not in catalogue
Various artists
Mnémosyne musique média / LDC 2781137-38
  • Not in catalogue

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