Hans PeterKuhn  
Country:   Germany
URL:   http://www.hpkuhn-art.de/hpk.html
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Hans Peter Kuhn is a sound artist and composer. He was born in Kiel (Germany) he lives and works in Berlin. He started his artistic career as early as the age of 6 when he performed in the theatre class of his school. Being 14 years old he initiated his first Rock'n' Roll band and in 1975 he started his professionell career at the Schaubuehne am Halleschen Ufer in Berlin (now Schaubuehne am Lehniner Platz). There he worked as a sound engineer on the productions of Peter Stein, Klaus-Michael Grueber, Luc Bondy and others (e.g. Shakespeare's Memory , "As You Like It", "Winterreise", "Die Wupper"). In his last season at the Schaubuehne he got together with Robert Wilson and they created "Death, Destruction and Detoit" as their first collaboration which was to be followed by about 30 other productions in the next years. These coproductions include not only theatre pieces but also videos and installations. After Kuhn left the Schaubuehne in 1979 he concentrated more and more on his own artistic work and created since then a huge body of work. He mainly created sound- and light installations, radioplays, composed film music (most recent "Der Letzte Kurier" by Adolf Winkelmann, WDR), and music and environments for theatre and - since 1989 - also for dance. In 1985 he founded - in collaboration with others - Berlin's first private radio station which later became RADIO 100 where he had a weekly show on new music called "Die Audionauten" (The Audionauts) which was run in the final years by Niko Tenten. This program became popular not only in the former West-Berlin but also in the "GDR" where people enjoyed to hear new music, which was not available in their country. The most prestigious award was the "Golden Lion" of the Venice Biennale 1993 that was given to Robert Wilson and Kuhn for the installation "Memory/Loss". In 1996 Kuhn was a guest professor at the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen, Germany. Accessed 19.10.06 from http://www.hpkuhn-art.de/hpk.html
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      Worktype Info Year Country Admin
Die Audio Badewanne Installation Kuscherhaus Berlin 1984 (with Benoit Maubrey) 1984 Germany Edit
The Box Installation Gasteig Kulturzentrum Munich, Art-Of-Peace-Biennale Hamburg 1985 Germany Edit
Glashafen Installation Behala-Hafen Berlin - commissioned by IBA 1987 Germany Edit
1000-fache Zustimmung Installation Galerie Fragile Gesellschaft Berlin 1991 Germany Edit
Straight Line Installation PS 1 Museum, New York. 1992 USA Edit
Ohne Titel Installation Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin 1992 Germany Edit
Five Floors Installation Angel Square London, Artangel London 1992 England Edit
Diagonale Installation Akademie der Künste Berlin, 1991, Centro Cultural da UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brasil, 1993 1993 Germany Edit
Estacionamente Brasilia Installation Soundspace-Projekt parking lot behind the government buildings, Brasilia 1994 Brazil Edit
Puente de Sonido Installation Carta Blanca, Bilbao 1995 Spain Edit
Schreiende Farben: Knackiges Schwarz Installation Projekt Konsum, Kranepuhl, Brandenburg 1995 Germany Edit
Ballett Installation Sonambiente Festival, Berlin 1996 France Edit
Rosa Rauschen Installation laut und lautlos, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen Cottbus 1996 France Edit
Mittelplatz Installation Das szenische Auge, Institut f r Auslandsbeziehungen, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and others 1996 France Edit
Sounds for a Space in the Sun Installation 3rd Festival for an ancient hill, Tango 1996 Japan Edit
Who’s Afraid of Anything Performance sonambiente Festival, akademie der künste, Berlin, 9. august bis 8. september 1996 1996 Germany Edit
Blue Installation Klondyke Gasworks Belfast, Belfast Festival at Queens, Ormeau Bath Gallery 1997 Ireland Edit
Installation auf dem Potsdamer Platz Installation construction zone Potsdamer Platz Berlin, debis and Partner für Berlin 1997 Germany Edit
Projizierte Musik Installation Projected Music,Musique en scene, GRAME and Goethe Institut Lyon 1997 France Edit
Noch ohne Titel Installation Das XX.Jahrhundert - Kunst in Deutschland, Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin 1999 Germany Edit
Echtzeit 24 Soundsculpture within the framework of Junko Wadas Performances „Process Vol.2 — Reflection‹Punkt und Linie Berlin›”, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin 2003 Germany Edit
Det frosne fakkeltog (The Frozen Torchlight Light and sound installation Munkemose + Eventyrhavenparks, Odense 2005 Denmark Edit
Advertising Light and sound installation Constellations - Artissima 12, Gallery e/static Torino 2005 Italy Edit
Inde (Klangtaeppe) Light and sound installation Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense 2005 Denmark Edit
Inde - Ude (En dag senere) Video installation Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense 2005 Denmark Edit
Ude (Farvevaeg) Light installation Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense 2005 Denmark Edit
CHAOS A Soundsculpture Group exhibition „Lydbilleder VII – Site and Sound” Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde 2005 Denmark Edit
CHAOS B Sound- and Lightinstallation Group exhibition „Lydbilleder VII – Site and Sound” Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde 2005 Denmark Edit
Wirtualny most na Wi?le (Virtual Bridge at V Light- and soundinstallation Bridge ?wi?tokrzyski, Warsaw 2006 Poland Edit
Labyrinth (meikyu 2) Light- and sound installation sonambiente, Akademie der Künste (Pariser Platz), Berlin 2006 Germany Edit