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Sarhan, François (Visiting Composer)

Born 1972. French composer, writer and stage director. He studied with Brian Ferneyhough and Jonathan Harvey. His works have been presented at international festivals, including Musica, Donaueschingen, Wittener Tage, Ars Musica, Holland Festival, Maerzmusik, Eclat, Festival d'Art lyrique d'Aix en Provence and others. He is noted for creating his own music-theatre and multimedia works in which he himself often performs. He collaborated with South African artist William Kentridge on Telegrams from the Nose, which was presented more than 30 times. He has directed his own
work since 2008, including video and texts. He recently opened his first exhibition in Paris, initiating a new aspect of his art, with videos, collages and artist books. Sarhan taught at IRCAM between 1998 and 2002, at the Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg from 1999 to 2004, and at the UdK Berlin since 2013. He wrote a History of Music (published in 2002 by Flammarion, Paris), and is the initiator of the artistic collective CRWTII, which has created and performed multimedia projects since 2000.


Born 1972. French composer, writer and stage director. He studied with Brian Ferneyhough and Jonathan Harvey. His works have been presented at international festivals, including Musica, Donaueschingen, Wittener Tage, Ars Musica, Holland Festival, Maerzmusik, Eclat, Festival d'Art lyrique d'Aix en Provence and others. He is noted for creating his own music-theatre and multimedia works in which he himself often performs. He collaborated with South African artist William Kentridge on Telegrams from the Nose, which was presented more than 30 times. He has directed his own
work since 2008, including video and texts. He recently opened his first exhibition in Paris, initiating a new aspect of his art, with videos, collages and artist books. Sarhan taught at IRCAM between 1998 and 2002, at the Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg from 1999 to 2004, and at the UdK Berlin since 2013. He wrote a History of Music (published in 2002 by Flammarion, Paris), and is the initiator of the artistic collective CRWTII, which has created and performed multimedia projects since 2000.

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