Spatial Sound

Pierre Jolivet

Pierre Jolivet (born Paris, France 1964) is an artist who's currently based in Dublin. Pierre started in the early eighties to perform as a French pioneer under the moniker of Pacific 231, in the industrial and power electronics musical fields before moving into more ambient and abstract electronic sounds. His works now explores the very limit of sound and space, especially through his past and present multimedia performances and installations: Stif(f)le (2007-08), Im’shi (2009-13) and Espace Altéré (2015) presented in numerous countries as well as his recent audiovisual production: Micromega (2013). His discography now exceed two dozens albums with more than eight international collaborations. In 2010, he became part of the Luigi Russolo jury, a prestigious international award in acousmatic music created in 1979 by Gian Franco Maffina and Rossana Maggia with the original participation of François Bayle and Pierre Schaeffer. He graduated from an MFA in the Digital World with First Class Honours at the National College of Art and Design where he gives occasionally workshops in Art and Technology and he has been recently associated to an MA in Art and Media at the Institute of Technology Tallaght (Dublin).

Jolivet has worked on productions in Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States; and has delivered performances in Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and the United States.