guitars (acoustic and electric) objects
Born in 1960, he studied clarinet first, then the guitar (self-thaught) when he was 15. member of MMD (free-jazz) after its creation in 1987. participes to the concerts of 100 guitars of rhys chatham in 1989. plays in la pieuvre, electropus, electric cue, soliloques en loque, tricky co (bruxelles), kind of ply, l’effaran and in other projects and as well in solo.
Philo has played with Jean-Marc Montera, Edward Perraud, Tony Oxley, Roger Turner, Eugene Chadbourne. he developed a specific way of playing on electric and acustic guitars, prepared and modified.
Photographer as well, Philo works in silver and black and white, his favorite subject being the concerts... he developed there as a special technique of following movements with the camera in relation to the music he photographs, pictures to be heard "photographies à entendre"