Hans Peter Kuhn

1952 born in Kiel

1990 'BESSIE AWARD' New York for music SUSPECT TERRAIN

1991 Artist in residence Kunstlerhaus Bethanien

1992 Artist in residence program of the Berlin Senate P.S.1 Museum New York

1993 Golden Lion at Biennale Venice, in collaboration with Robert Wilson for Installation MEMORY/LOSS

1994 Suzukinu Hanayagi Award, Osaka

Exhibitions (excerpt)

1984 Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin

1985 Gasteig Kulturzentrum Munchen

1987 Haus am Waldsee, Berlin

1988 Laden fur Nichts Berlin

Wurttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart

Stattmusik - E 88 Berlin

Ars Electronica Linz

1989 Gesellschaft fur aktuelle Kunst Bremen

1991 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Centre Pompidou, Paris

Akademie der Kunste, Berlin

Galerie Fragile Gesellschaft, Berlin

1992 Kunstspeicher Potsdam

Berliner Gesellschaft fur Neue Musik, Podewil Berlin

Artangel London "Five Floors"

Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

P.S.1 Museum New York

1993 Apollohuis Eindhoven

Galerie Fragile Gesellschaft, Berlin

Museum Boymans- van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Biennale Venedig

Centro Cultural da UFMG Belo Horizonte Brasil

Galerie Klaus Fischer, Berlin

1994 Som Brasilia Festival, Brasilia

Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl

1995 SoundArt Hannover

Carta Blanca, Bilbao

Artangel London "H.G."

1996 Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo

His other works include compositions for dancers. He collaborated with Steve Paxton, Dana Reitz, Junko Wada and more frequently with Suzushi Hanayagi and Laurie Booth. He created several performances with sound that have been shown at many places worldwide. Kuhn is well known for his theatre music and sound environments for the american director Robert Wilson, with whom he collaborated on more than 30 productions.


THE NIGHT BEFORE THE DAY Museum of Fine Arts Boston 1991

MR.BOJANGLES MEMORY Centre Pompidou Paris 1991

HANS PETER KUHN Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin 1992

ROT GELB BLAU, Multiple, Galerie Klaus Fischer Berlin 1993

SOUNDSCAPE BRASILIA, Goethe Institut Brasilia 1994

YOU CAN'T JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER in collaboration with Hanns Zischler, Merve Verlag Berlin 1995