Xavier Garcia

Residence: Sathonay camp, France

Composer and improviser, Xavier Garcia is interested in creating music in studio and playing live on stage. He has composed nearly 30 electronic pieces at INA-GRM (Paris), GMVL (Lyon), or at home. Since 1986, he’s a member of the ARFI (Association Looking for an Imaginary Folklore): he plays sampler and electronic devices in ARFI’s groups as L’Effet vapeur, 32 Janvier, Duo Recio Garcia, La Marmite Infernale, La Grande Illusion, Potemkine, Villerd/Ayler Quartet. He plays also in solo and leads some differents projects as Virtuel Meeting, Radiorama, Reel Meeting. He has worked with stage directors such as Denis Guénoun and Jean Yves Picq, art designers (Philippe Mouillon), movie directors, video artists, 3D movie directors, choreographers (Stéphanie Aubin, Ulises Alvarez, Julyen Hamilton), jugglers (Jérôme Thomas), and musicians and composers (Eric Brochard, Chris Cutler, Brian Eno, Heiner Goebbels, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Norbert Stein, etc…).

Date: March 25, 2008

Source: CEC / Concordia Archival Project (CAP)