Copyright Floy Krouchi 2019
Floy Krouchi is a sound artist and electroacoustic composer born in Paris in 1971. She has been present in the world of contemporary experimental music since 1994. She plays the bass guitar and has designed an augmented bass with integrated sensors, the "FKBass"
She studied jazz with David Patrois and electroacoustic under G.Favotti in the conservatory in Paris and Indian music under Pandit Hindraj Divekar in Pune, India .
She founded the Mafucage ensemble and has been commissioned numerous pieces and performances by GRM, La muse en circuit, France Musique, Gmem, France Culture. Her work has been performed in festivals and venues in France , Germany, Switzerland, Spain, India, China, Lebanon,Israel, USA . She is a recipient of Villa Medicis Hors les murs in 2009.
She composes for different media - dance, theatre, web-art, experimental video, cinema, and installations - and also works as a radio and sound artist, producing Hôrspiel radio pieces, (in the tradition of Luc Ferrari), who received several international prizes such as Prix Italia in 2011 , and Phonurgia Nova in 2013 .
Floy's work has been shown at :
Louvre Abu Dhabi, Centre Georges Pompidou, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo, Nuit Blanche, documenta 13 Kassel, GRM, IRCAM , Festivals Bruits Blancs, Elektricity, Extension, Nuit Bleue, festival LEM, Matadero, Muséo de arte contemporaneo de San Sebastian, de Valencia, Centro de Historia de Zaragoza, Conde de Duque , Circulo de Bellas Artes-Madrid , NGKB Berlin , New Delhi Art fair...2017 FSIR /arcadi for the research on FKBass in coproduction with Cesare cncm
2011 Prix Italia : best fiction documentary por «Hijras Diaries, Journal Transgenre» 2010 Prix international d'art radiophonique Luc Ferrari