Julien Ottavi

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Studied drums and percussions and photography at the Art school of Nantes. Since 1997, he develops composition works on voice and his transformation by the computer. His research background came from Sound poetry like Henri Chopin, Bernard Heidseick, Kurt Schwitters, Jaap Blonk…etc, he’s also influenced by Contemporary music with composers like Karlheinz Stockhausen, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Giacinto Scelsi…and from composers coming from « Concrète » music like Pierre Henry, Michel Chion, Luc Ferrari… also by musicians-composers from Noise music like Merzbow, Zbigniew Karkowski or Bernard Günter. He’s founder and member of FORMANEX, electroacoustic quartet of chamber music from XXe and XXIe century, they play graphic scores and others kind of scores from composers like Cornelius Cardew, John Cage, Christian Wolf, Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, Jerome Joy, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Ralf Wehowsky…etc).

He works on what he calls « programmatic compositions » in his computer series of solos named : “Nervure Magnétique” - “séries du bruit blanc et rose” , « métapercussions serie » “étudesauxhertz” ...(concerts in Europe – 2000/2001, United states 2002/2003) he develops his research with computers, Puredata software and Gnu/Linux operating system.

Founder, artistic programmer, audio computer researcher (network and audio ) and sound artist of the experimental music organisation APO33 created in 1997.