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

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Cultureel Centrum Roeselare (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Botanique (production: Ars Musica and Botanique), Brussels (B) Iannis Xenakis, Dmaathen; Franco Donatoni, Cloches III; Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Melencolia si... (creation); Franco Donatoni, Omar

Venice Biennale (Final concert)

Teatro alle Tese, Venice (It)Fausto Romitelli (1963-2004) Trash Tv Trance for electric guitar (2002, 10’)Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) Ikhoor for string trio (1978, 10’)Harry Partch (1901-1974) / arr. Tim Mariën (1975) Barstow (1941) and The Letter (1943, 14’) Italian premiere performancefrom the Wayward Cycle for voice, microtonal piano, microtonal guitar and zitherEva Reiter (1976) Alle Verbindungen Gelten Nur Jetz for Paetzold flute, percussions, electric guitar, cello and electronics (2008, 10’) Italian premiere performanceKurt Schwitters (1887-1948) Sonate in Urlauten (1932, excerpts, 10’)Hikari Kiyama (1983) Kabuki for solo saxophone and 6 instruments (2009, 15’) Italian premiere performance

April Me - Creation

Munt/Monnaie, Brussels (B)Creation of a new dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt/Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt/Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt / Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt/Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Léonard de Vinci / Opéra de Rouen, Rouen (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Brugge2002, Brugge (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Brugge2002, Brugge (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

ImpulsTanz, Vienna (A)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

ImpulsTanz, Vienna (A)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

ImpulsTanz, Vienna (A)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Leverkusen (D)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Forbach (CH)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Vlaamse Opera, Gent (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Vlaamse Opera, Gent (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Vlaamse Opera, Gent (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Cultureel Centrum Hasselt (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Weimar (D)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Weimar (D)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Schouwburg, Groningen (NL)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt / Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt / Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

April Me

Munt / Monnaie, Brussels (B)Dance production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker) with music by Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Gerard Grisey (performed live by Ictus) and “Noces” by Igor Stravinsky (tape)

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Leuven, Stadsschouwburg (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Théâtre de Caen, Caen (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Leuven, Stadsschouwburg (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Cultureel Centrum Hasselt (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Vooruit, Gent (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Vooruit, Gent (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Vooruit, Gent (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Vooruit, Gent (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Le Hangar, Rouen (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Zeitgenössische Musiktage, Dresden (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Le Hangar, Rouen (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis