Phillipe Bootz has PhDs in Physics (1985) and Information and Communication (2001). Assistant Professor at the University Paris8, Laboratory Paragraphe. Member of the Laboratoire Musique et Informatique de Marseille (MIM), publisher since 1989 of the electronic review on digital poetryalire. Cofounder in 1988 of the digital-poetry group L.A.I.R.E. and, in 2003 of the digital-poetry group Transitoire Observable. Member of the management committee of e-poetry. Coordinator of the seminar poésie: numérique. Advisory-board member of the Canadian online review of French-language digital poetry BleuOrange.