Eric de Visscher has been active in several arts and music organisations in Belgium and France, and notably IRCAM, the musical institute of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, where he served as artistic director. From 2006 to 2016, he was director of the Musée de la musique (Philharmonie de Paris), and is now Andrew W.Mellon Visiting Professor at the V&A Research Institute (VARI). He has published in several magazines and exhibition catalogues. He is the guest editor of a forthcoming issue of Curator : The Museum Journal on The Sonic Museum, and of a book devoted to Displaying Music in the 21st Century.