Pascal Dusapin

2016 Guest Artist

Pascal Dusapin (1955) is a French composer born in France. His music is marked by its microtonality, tension, and energy. His interests and passions are many, from morphogenesis to philosophy, from photography to architecture, to the theatre of Samuel Beckett, to Flaubert’s work, among others. Pascal Dusapin has been the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the Cino del Duca prize in 2005 and the Dan David Price in 2007.

In 2016, Dusapin visited CERN as part of the Guest Artist programme. His visit was organized n collaboration with Le lieu unique. To explore his interest in high-energy physics, Dusapin visited the CERN Control Center, the Data Center and the Antimatter Factory. He also met with physicist Pippa Wells and theoretical physicist Gavin Salam.