Since 1994 Alex started an close collaboration with the contemporary music ensemble “Ictus” in Brussels, becoming a member of the ensemble in 1999. During these years up until today Alex has been involved in nearly all amplified concerts, CD publications and creations of Ictus with among others Georges Aperghis, Thierry De Mey, Philippe Manoury, Magnus Lindberg, Jonathan Harvey, Javier Alvarez, Steve Reich and Fausto Romitelli.
The Ictus Timeline (still under construction)

Alex Fostier

Sound & digits

Partch / Marien creation

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Works by Harry Partch revisited by Tim Mariën

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B) Harry Partch / Tim Mariën

Candid music

Théâtre de Caen, Caen (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Amsterdam

Muziekgebouw an IJ

Works by Harry Partch, arranged by Tim Mariën
and works by Tim Mariën and Thomas Smethryns

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit, Bregenz (A)Works by Harry Partch, arranged by Tim Mariënand works by Tim Mariën and Thomas Smethryns

Candid music

Opéra de Lille (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

Candid music

Opéra de Rouen (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Lille

Halles St-Sauveur

Harry Partch / Tim Mariën