Mario Merz Prize

Edition 2


Pierre Mariétan

Pierre Mariétan (Monthey, Switzerland 1935) lives and works in Paris.

He studied at the Musikakademie de Bâle with Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen. He has composed about 250 works for great orchestras, chamber ensembles, electro-acoustic media and has created numerous sound installations, some of which are permanent (Temple à Shinjuku, Tokyo, Bellelay Abbey in Switzerland). He co-founded the Movement of Environmental Sound (Collectif Environnement Sonore) and is director of Rencontres Architecture Musique Écologie and the collection Musique/Environnement Champs Social/Lucie editions, Nîmes FR.