Dr Gilbert Nouno
Composer, sound artist, perfomer and researcher at IRCAM. Gilbert Nouno lives and works in Paris. He received the Rome Prize Fellowship from the Académie de France à Rome Villa Médicis in 2011 and the Kyoto Villa Kujoyama Fellowship in 2007. His music draws inspiration from visual and digital art and design, spanning notated and improvised forms.
As an interdisciplinary artist under the name Til Berg, he explores the synaesthesic and emergent relationships between peculiar art fields. His concepts of work and production take advantage of generative language, data mining processes and algorithms. He draws abstract minimalist shapes and motions from music and sounds with traditional and digital medium like lithography and video. His work was shown in Paris at the research center for creation IRCAM, in Rome and in Florence at the foundation for contemporary arts Fabbrica Europa 2012.
Gilbert Nouno is professor of music composition at the Royal College of Music in London, and DAAD invited professor for sonic arts in Detmold-Germany for 2016-17. He teaches live electronics and computer musics design at IRCAM and at Goldsmiths University in London where he is currently Visiting Research Fellow and was invited as a sound and composition lecturer at the 2014 International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt.
He has performed with artists from different styles and fields of expression such as Pierre Boulez and the Berliner Philharmoniker, Michael Barenboim at the Proms in the Royal Albert Hall in London, George Benjamin and the London Sinfonietta at the Southbank Centre, Jonathan Harvey and the Arditti String Quartet, jazz saxophonist Steve Coleman, flutist Malik Mezzadri, underground turntablist DJ Oil and choreographer Susan Buirge.