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

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