Cod.Act – André & Michel Décosterd
Winners of the Swiss Grand Award for Music 2019
André and Michel Décosterd were both born in Le Locle, in 1967 and 1969 respectively. After graduating from the Ecole de Jazz et de Musique Actuelle (Ejma) in Lausanne, André specialised in programmed music and algorithmic composition. Michel has a degree in architecture. Soon after graduating, the brothers founded Cod.Act (1997). Since then, they have participated in numerous international exhibitions and received a number of awards, including the Golden Nica at Ars Electronica Linz and the main prize at the Japan Media Arts Festival three times.