Jean-Luc Plouvier was born in 1963. After he studied piano and chamber music, he concentrated on music of the twentieth (and twenty-first!) century exclusively. As a soloist he created works by Thierry De Mey, Brice Pauset and Philippe Boesmans. As a chamber musician, he worked with Bureau des Pianistes, in duo with Jean-Luc Fafchamps, and now with the Ictus Quartet and the Ictus Ensemble of which he is also artistic coordinator. Jean-Luc Plouvier is part of the crew of the Cinémathèque de Bruxelles, where he accompanies silent movies. He taughed "Music and Culture" at the Institut Marie Harp in the context of the formation to musicotherapy. He wrote music for the stage for choreographers such as Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Nicole Mossoux, Iztok Kovač and Johanne Saunier.