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DISCOGRAPHY
LP
2017 Data Regina, CD, DL, Cat Werk Imprint (UK)
2014 Beauty Sleep, CD, DL, Cat Werk Imprint (UK)
2012 o, music for haiku, CD, DL, Cat Werk Imprint (UK)
2011 Doll Divider, 12”, DL, Cat Werk Imprint (UK)
2010 Doll Divider, DL, Ototoi, Optical Sound (France)
2008 Lulu in Suspension, CD, Optical Sound (France)
2006 Luna Parc Hotel, CD, Angelika Koehlerman (Austria)

EP
2015 Bats by Night, DL, Cat Werk Imprint (UK)

As The Digital Intervention (With Paul Kendall)
2003 Capture, The Digital Intervention, CD, LP, Parallel Series, Ici d'Ailleurs (France)
2004 Oumupo vol.3, 'La Coco' w/ Rubin Steiner, Ici d'Ailleurs (France)
2004 Oumupo vol.1, 'Coma Idyllique' w/ The Third Eye Foundation, Ici d'Ailleurs (France)

Remix
2016 Paris Multiplié, 'Postcards Reframed'_Fiona Brice, DL, Bella Union (UK)
2014 If I Was SonnetMix _Pantaleimon, DL, Grass Girl Music (UK)

Compilation
2016 Music, Awareness & Solidarity w/ Rojava Revolution, 'Afraid Of Women', DL, Female Pressure (Germany)
2013 Pussy Riot Freedom, 'Doll Divider', DL, Female Pressure, Monika (Germany)
2011 Qwartz 7, 'Doll Maker', CD, Qwartz Edition (France)

MIX
2015 Kaltblug Magazine (DE), Kalt+Blut
2014 Electronic Beats (DE) EB Radio Presents Olivia Louvel
2014 Carnage News (I) Until I tell you to run

AWARDS & GRANTS
2017 Merit Award Scholarship, University of Brighton (UK)
2016 Grant for the Arts, Arts Council (UK) Data Regina
2014 Grant for the Arts, Arts Council (UK) Beauty Sleep
2013 Shortlisted for Prix Ars Electronica (Austria) o, music for haiku
2011 SACD prize, society of dramatic authors & composers (France) Doll Divider
2011 Qwartz Album Award, Qwartz Electronic Music Awards (France) Doll Divider

COLLECTIONS
British Library Sound Archive
B.N.F, Bibliothèque National de France

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Olivia Louvel is a French-born, British composer, producer and artist whose work draws on voice, computer music and digital narrative. She operates on the frontier of art and electronic music. Her work also ranges from video art to live performance. Over the last decade, she has released 6 solo albums published on various labels, Angelika Koehlermann (Austria), Optical Sound (France) and on Cat Werk Imprint, her own production tool. 

Her largest project to date 'Data Regina' is a multimedia suite in which she explores the reigns of Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I, delivering her own singular transposition through an interactive digital platform and a cd publication. She was featured with Data Regina in The Wire magazine.

Her research has been supported by the Arts Council of England. In 2011, she was awarded the Qwartz Album for 'Doll Divider' at the Qwartz Electronic Music Awards.

Olivia Louvel has received extensive airplay on significant radio programs such as BBC Radio 6’s Freak Zone, BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction, Resonance (UK), RTE Lyric FM’s Nova (Ireland), Radio Eins’s Elektro Beat (Germany), RTVE Radio 3’s Fluido Rosa, RTVE Radio 3’s Atmosfera (Spain), RAI 3’s Battiti (Italy), and France Musique’s La Matinale.

She has presented her work at venues and festivals such as Spirit of Gravity (Brighton 2017), Nawr (BBC Hall, Swansea 2017), Brighton Digital Festival (2017), Iklectik (London 2016), CTM (Berlin 2016), Dear Serge (De La Warr, Bexhill 2015), Culture Night (Dublin 2015), Earsthetic Festival (Brighton Dome 2013), at Tri XL (Antwerp 2010), Le Cube (Paris 2009), Ososphere Festival (Strasburg 2009), Electron Festival (Geneva 2008).

In 2014, she produced an exclusive mix for Electronic Beats, "odd and fantastic", which features her remix of AGF’s 'Poemproducer'.

In 2016, she contributed a compelling audio-visual project 'Afraid Of Women' to #Rojava, a female:pressure campaign curated by Antye Greie-Ripatti aka AGF that aims to show solidarity and raise awareness for a special de facto autonomous zone in northern Syria.

She also collaborated with Paul Kendall (The Digital Intervention) with the piece 'When the sea will rise II' produced for Acoustic Cameras, a project which invites sound artists to annex the real-time flow of webcams located in various places around the world. 

Along with Daria Baiocchi, Fiona Hallinan, La Cosa Preziosa, Vicky Langan, Úna Lee, Jenn Kirby, Claudia Molitor, Gráinne Mulvey and Rachel Ní Chuinn, Louvel contributed to the collaborative art project 'Mean Time' with her composition ' 25 minutes and 21 seconds'. The event was broadcast live on Nova, RTÉ Lyric FM from Richmond Barracks, Dublin, clawing back time lost in 1916.

 
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