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Jean_Delouvroy_2009_240dpi_©Didier Van AckerJean Delouvroy (°1967, Belgium) studied at the Royal Music Conservatory in Ghent (harmony, counterpoint, analysis, project contemporary music, jazz arranging & composition, electric guitar). In 1988 he won the national jazz composing and arranging contest (Belgian Artistic Promotion Sabam). Afterwards he worked as arranger for the Belgian Radio Television Big Band, where also his interest in contemporary music was stimulated. Furthermore he makes use of electronics. He creates soundscapes by recycling his own acoustic material, mainly in cooperation with other art disciplines. He lives and works in Brussels.

Jean Delouvroy is a composer with a wide spectrum: contemporary classic music; drama, film & contemporary dance music; experimental electronics and soundscapes. He composed e.g.: Dark Room (2001) for the exhibition ‘Ici et maintenant’ (Thurn & Taxis, Brussels), the octofonic soundscape Buiten Beschouwd (2002) for an exhibition at the Flemish Opera Ghent, touch.same places (2002) for the choreographer Radek Hewelt, Stringquartet Nr. 1 (2003), the piano solo works Void Man (2005), Eisberge (2006) and Icarus’ Equilibrium (2008), the audiovisual live performance Teufelsberg (2004, Audiovisiva Milan/Filmfestival Milan) and an audiovisual installation for electronics and 12 projectors Der Regenbaum (2006, the 11, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam). For the soundtrack of the short film Sound Miniature #1 he won the Leo award at the Braunschweig Filmfestival 2004.

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