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Serge PEY & Joachim MONTESSUIS (France)

Serge Pey (1950, Toulouse, France) poet, performer, essay writer, organizer. Author of fifteen poetry books, including the following ones: De la ville et du fleuve (Tribu Ed., 1981), Prophéties (Tribu Ed., 1984), La définition de laigle (J. Bremond Ed., 1987), Notre Dame La Noire (Tribu Ed., 1988), La Mère du Cercle (Travers Ed., 1994) and many others. He is the founder and editor of the magazines Emeute (since 1975) and Tribu (since 1981), dedicated to the theory and practice of the contemporary literature. Being the organiser of the group of action flamenco-poetry Los Afiladores and one of the participants of the international trend of direct poetry, Pey repeatedly performed in New York, Madrid, Quebec, Mexico-City, Paris, Barcelona, Florence, Tokyo, etc., as well as in the frameworks of the documenta 10 (Kassel, 1997). He is the author of a number of critical and theoretical articles concerning the issues of the contemporary art (many of which are translated into various languages), series of thematic programs on the French TV channel Culture. His sound pieces are represented in the solo albums: LEnfant Archéologue (Artalec, 1987), Nihil et Consolatum (Tribu, 1996), Les Diseurs de Musique (CCAM, 1997) and many others, in the CD-releases jointly with A. Ginsberg, J. Montessuis and others. Pey is the author of numerous poetry performances and concerts, held in France and abroad, including the ones conducted jointly with V. Pradal, B. Lubat, M. Peronne, J. P. Lafitte, M. Doned, J. Mena and others. Since 1980 he has been acting as an organiser of the international festival of contemporary poetry in Toulouse. Besides his research and theoretical activities (Pey is an active proponent of the ideas of direct poetry and direct philosophy), he also teaches at the Centre of Artistic Initiatives at the University of Toulouse. Serge Pey lives and works in Toulouse (France).

Joachim Montessuis (1972, Bordeaux, France) lingua-artist, musician, artist. In 1996 he finished art school in Besançon, at present he is a graduate student at the High School of Arts Le Fresnoy. He is the editor and publisher of the periodical on audio arts Erratum (since 1998, CD-format), that represents a wide range of artists, working in various areas of the contemporary sound culture (audio art, sound installation and performance, sound poetry, electro-acoustics, noise trends). Among the authors are such as: H. Chopin, J. Blaine, S. Pey, M. Giroud, R. Martel, B. Heidsieck, J. Donguy, Ph. Corner, J.-F. Bory, J. Giorno and others. Montessuiss productions are published in a number of international collections and anthologies of sound poetrty in MC, and CD formats, including the following ones: Operette dartistes (Station Mir prod., 1998), Doc(k)s Son (NèPE/Akenaton Ed., 1998), Coffre III of Archives dissipées (Montagne Froide Ed., 1999), Erratum #2 (Erratum musical, 1999), Tongue! (Coll. pitface workers, 1999), Music for dreamachine (+CD-R optical sound, 2000) and others. The artist is actively working in the area of audio installation, he held a solo exhibition Cri dOctave at the Galerie du Pave dans la mare (Besançon, 1997), and also repeatedly participated in various group artistic projects both in France and abroad. Montessuis showed his sound poetry productions at international festivals, including the following ones: CICV Festival Virtual Recombinants (Brussels, 1998), Poevisioni Elettroniche98 (Cagliary, 1998), Rencontres Internationales (Paris Brussels, 1999), Emmetrop Festival (Bourges, 1999), Festival des Nuits savoureases (Belfort, 1999) and many others. In 2000 he recorded and released (jointly with S. Pey) a CD-album Nierica (Erratum Musical Ed., 2000). Joachim Montessuis lives and works in Strasbourg (France).



Nierica (302)

Nierica
(fragment, on CD-edition: 302)

Engineered and produced by
Joachim Montessuis at Erratum
Musical Studio, Besancon, 2000.
Previously issued on the CD
Nierica (Besancon: Erratum
Musical, 2000).
2000 Erratum Musical,
Strasbourg.

Fragment, 1'00:

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Henri CHOPIN
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Eric BELGIUM
Carla BERTOLA
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Sergei BIRJUKOW
Julien BLAINE
Guy BLEUS
Jaap BLONK
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Lars-Gunnar BODIN
Christian BÖK
Jean-François BORY
Dmitry BULATOV
Warren BURT
Philippe CASTELLIN
Cris CHEEK
Henri CHOPIN
Carlfriedrich CLAUS
Wayne CLEMENTS
Bob COBBING
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Fabio DOCTOROVICH
Jacques DONGUY
Jas DUKE
Paul DUTTON
Carlos ESTEVENZ
FLOOM
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Peter FINCH
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Jean-Claude GAGNON
Hartmut GEERKEN
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Rosa GRAU
Mark GREY
Alex HAMBURGER
Jarl HAMMARBERG
Bernard HEIDSIECK
Ide HINTZE
Lászlo HORTOBÁGYI
Jol HUBAUT
Brenda HUTCHINSON
Elise KERMANI
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Nobuo KUBOTA
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Werner LAUBSCHER
Jean-Jacques LEBEL
Michael LENTZ
Arrigo LORA-TOTINO
Jackson MacLOW & Anne TARDOS
Claude MAILLARD
Chris MANN
Richard MARTEL
Steve McCAFFERY
Philadelpho MENEZES
Enzo MINARELLI
Phil MINTON
Massimo MORI
Charlie MORROW
Sainkho NAMTCHYLAK
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Alistair NOON
Maggie ΒSULLIVAN
Tibor PAPP
Oskar PASTIOR
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Dmitry PRIGOV
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Miroslaw RAIKOWSKI
Josef Anton RIEDL
Américo RODRIGUES
Gian Paolo ROFFI
Jerome ROTHENBERG
Günter & Colette RUCH
Gerhard RUEHM
Xavier SABATER
Valeri SCHERSTJANOI
Elke SCHIPPER
Serge SEGAY
Gary SINGH
Hazel SMITH
Steven Ross SMITH
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Amanda STEWART
Rod SUMMERS
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Mark SUTHERLAND
Endre SZKÁROSI
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Gabór TÓTH
Liesl UJVARY
Lawrence UPTON
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Alberto VITACCHIO
Ania WALWICZ
Michael J. WELLER
Larry WENDT
Trevor WISHART
Pamela Z
Ellen ZWEIG