The two brothers André and Michel Décosterd was born in 1967 and 1969 in Le Locle, NE. They deal with the interactions between sound, image and space, and renew the perception of contemporary music. Your Work in the category of “sound art,” a special place, such as the Federal office for culture (BAK) wrote on Tuesday in his media release.

Since 1997, André and Michel Décosterd combine their talents as a Cod.Act and create the “amazing musical and architectural forms, their Aesthetic to the world of industry, remember,” the BAK.

in addition to the Grand Prix music the BAK for more 14 music, awards prizes, through many music genres: from Jazz to contemporary music, from Hip-Hop to Rap and from classical to folk music. The focus is on electronic music in various forms. For the first time, the prize is awarded to an orchestra. These prices are endowed with 25’000 Swiss francs.

Bonaventure – Soraya Lutangu (Rougemont, VD), d’incise – Laurent Peter (Geneva), Pierre Favre (Le Locle, NE), Ils Fränzlis da Tschlin (Engadin), Béatrice Graf (Nyon, VD), Michael Jarrell (Geneva), Basel chamber orchestra (Basel) will be Awarded, KT Gorique (Sion, VS), Les Reines Prochaines (Basel), Rudolf Lutz (St. Gallen), Björn Meyer (Bern), Andy Scherrer (Brunnadern SG), Sebb Bash (Lausanne), Marco Zappa (Locarno).

the prizes will be Awarded at the 20. September, 2019, in the presence of Federal councillor Alain Berset as part of the festival periods in the Kunstmuseum Basel.