A French composer born May 14, 1973 in Marjevols.
A guitarist by training, Franck Vigroux grew up in a world that was a crossroads of different kinds of music, industrial sounds, theatre, dance and video. His eclectic sound world has been influenced by the blues (the album Ciment), electroacoustics (Zaroff, commissioned by the French state, 2011), noise music, contemporary music and experimental electronic music.
A proteiform artiste, he is by turns guitarist, ‘turntablist’, electro-acoustician, electronics performer, improviser, composer. He also devises transdisciplinary spectacles that mix the visual arts, digital arts, choreography and stage direction (Broken Circle, 2010, with the ensemble Ars Nova; Tempest, 2012), and he has collaborated with D’autres cordes, a company dedicated to the stage arts.
He has worked with many artistes, including the musicians Reinhold Friedl and Marc Ducret, the director Michel Simonot (Septembers, 2009), the choreographer Rita Cioffi (Nous autres ?, 2011), the writers Kenji Siratori, Philippe Malone, Laurent Gaudé (Tombeau pour Palerme, 2016), Rémi Checchetto, as well the video and visual artistes Philippe Fontes, Antoine Schmitt, Kurt d'Haeseleer (Ruines, 2016), Scorpène Horrible.