2022 – Phonurgia Nova
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And the winners are…

This year, 358 productions coming from 30 different countries were entered, and 62 were nominated. During a whole weekend these works from all around the world were presented to a demanding and appreciative audience.

Palmarès 2022

5 awards to celebrate radio art and sound expression

  • « Field recording » Award

  • with 1000€ from the Musée Réattu / City of Arles

    Iga Vandenhove, Las voces del bosque Madidi
    24 min, autoproduction (France)

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    Jury’s Mention
    Philip Samartzis, Atmospheres and Disturbances
    49 min, autoproduction (Australie)

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  • « Human Word Archives » Award

  • with 1000€ from Phonurgia Nova

    Anne Julie Rollet & Anne Laure Pigache, Espace Ici
    35 min, Les Harmoniques du Néon (France)

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    Mention of the jury

    Antoine Richard, Là où se rejoignent les rivières
    56 min, production MA Scène Nationale (France)

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    Sonia Cabrita, Le sang de Ginette
    38 min, autoproduction (France)

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  • « Découverte Pierre Schaeffer » Award

  • with 500€ from phonurgia nova

    Lotte Nijsten & Gillis Van der Wee, Obscuur
    18 min, ACSR (Belgique)

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    Mention of the jury
    Mélia Roger, Intimacy of lichens
    6 min, autoproduction (France)

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    Ju Gillot, La monstre au corps
    9 min, autoproduction (France)

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    and “Coup de coeur” du Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles

    Diane Barbé, On a Green Hill
    8 min, autoproduction (Allemagne)

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  • « Sound Art » Award

  • with 1000€ from phonurgia nova

    Louis-Olivier Desmarais, Rainbow Odyssey : la rédemption
    19 min, autoproduction (Canada)

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    Mention du jury

    Lisa Mark, JA (NEIN). NEIN
    5 min, autoproduction (Suisse)

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    Mention du jury

    Manja Ristić, Nothing Has To Happen, Fortress Europe
    36 min, Radiophrenia Glasgow (Ecosse)

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  • « Sound Fictions » Award

  • with 1000€ from Phonurgia Nova

    Pascale Brischoux, Evenements
    17 min, Cineke & ACSR (Belgique)

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    Mention du jury

    Sami El Enany, Creation of the birds
    14 min, Falling Tree (Grande Bretagne)

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    Mention du jury

    Daniel Martin-Borret,
    8 min, autoproduction (France)

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  • Audience Awards

  • Clara Ries & Sarah Lefèvre, Éclair, le son révélateur, 70′, Collectif Transmission (France)


    Sonia Cabrita, Le sang de Ginette, 38′, autoproduction (France)


    Maxime Le Moing, Une brève écoute des sonneries scolaires, 37′, autoproduction (France)

    Elia Moretti, Lore Lixenberg & Tereza Havelková, Once Enea stuck an apple seed to my ear, 47’ Czech Radio Vltava (République Tchèque)

    Jan Jelinek, On Überwachung, in drei Episoden(Surveillance – in three episodes), 40’, SWR2 (Allemagne)

Phonurgia Nova 2022Residences / Scholarships

2022 / GRM de l’INA
2022 / Euphonia
2022 / GMEM
2022 / Art Zoyd

The winners are…

Diane Barbé, Némo Camus, Alain Mahé et Christian Dubet et Aymeric Lepage.


2022 Juries

  • Marie Barbier

    As a journalist specializing in justice issues, I worked for thirteen years for the daily L'Humanité. Today, I am a freelance journalist who works with Reporterre and Mediapart.

  • Olivier Kaeppelin

    Curator of exhibitions, art critic, radio producer and writer, I was deputy director in charge of programmes at France Culture and then advisor to the president of Radio France for cultural programmes from 1999 to 2004, Director of Plastic Arts of the Ministry of Culture and Communication from 2004 to 2010,

  • Alexandre Castant

    I’m an essayist, an art critic, and a National Art Schools Professor. I have published Planète sonores, radiophonie, arts, cinema (Monografik), Journal audiobiographique, radiophonie, arts, cinema (Nouvelles Éditions Scala, 2016) and recently, Les Arts sonores (Transonic, Charleroi).

  • Jean-Loup Graton

    After musical studies in the class of Pierre Schaeffer at the CNSM, I entered as a radio Producer at France Musique and France Culture. I became the assistant of the Director of this station and later managed the communication of Radio France (1977 - 2000). Since 2005, I am responsible for the cultural programming at the BnF.

  • Antoine Chao

    Radio is a popular emancipation sport. I practiced it in street theatre with the friends of the ``Royal de Luxe``, in ``Over there if I am there with`` Daniel Mermet, in ``Comme un bruit qui court`` and from now on ``It’s soon tomorrow`` on France Inter and I could go on...

  • Marie-Madeleine Mervant-Roux

    As a researcher, I am a research director emeritus at the CNRS. My research themes focus on the sound history of theatre.

  • Elise Racque

    I am a journalist. For more than three years, I have been listening to Telerama’s radio/podcasts. Listen to radio documentaries, fictions, surveys. Listen to those who make them, too. Sound creation in all its forms.

  • Kaye Mortley

    Trained in contemporary literature, coming from Australia, I started writing with the sounds of reality in the 70s, at the ACR of France Culture, a time when radio writers (like some filmmakers) left the studio for the street, looking for another way of doing things.

  • Benoît Hické

    Je suis programmateur au sein du service culturel du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, à Paris, avec entre autres champs artistiques une prédilection pour les projets sonores à la croisée du field recording et de la bio-acoustique.

  • Pascal Cordereix

    General curator of libraries, I am in charge of the audio documents department at the Bnf Audiovisual Department. In addition to legal deposit, I’m in charge of the department’s historical sound holdings.

  • Francois Nida

    Former publisher, I am now Assistant Director for the cultural programming at the BnF.

  • Lionel Viard

    Founder of Elektrophonie, I designed and organized with this association numerous musical events in various remarkable architectural sites (Chapel of Ronchamp, Citadel of Besançon, …). I am responsible for the cultural season of the Saline Royale of Arc-et-Senans.

  • Marc Namblard

    I live in Lorraine and have been working since the late 2000s as a naturalist guide, audio-naturalist and sound artist. Recently, Stéphane Manchematin and Serge Steyer devoted to my work a documentary film, “The Spirit of Places”, star of SCAM 2019.

  • Anne Gillot

    Clarinettist and flutist, Anne Gillot pursues her work of creation and representation of the contemporary music repertoire and, more generally, intend to explore sound in all its facets. She was born in Lausanne in 1972.

  • Stéphanie Pécourt

    Graduate in sociology, I am Director of the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles/Paris since 2019. Since 2015, I have been acting as an independent commissioner in Belgium and abroad (Hong Kong, France, Portugal, China, etc.)

  • Juliette Volcler

    I’m an independent researcher, an author and a sound critic. I work on the history of sound creation, social criticism of sound, sound design. I contribute to Syntone, and the collective The Sirens.