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Prof. Hans Peter Kuhn

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head of sub-department "Experimentelle Klanggestaltung" | Sound Studies (M.A.)
lecturer | Sound Studies and Sonic Arts 

Hans Peter Kuhn, born 1952 in Kiel, is a renown composer and sound artist. He has been teaching at the department of Sound Studies at the University of the Arts Berlin since 2012. 

The installation “Memory Loss” by Robert Wilson and Hans Peter Kuhn was awarded with the Golden Lion in Venice 1993. He worked for theatre with directors Luc Bondy, Claus Peyman, Peter Zadek, Peter Stein and is best known for the music and sound environments he created in the long term collaboration with Robert Wilson. He composed music for coreographies by Sasha Waltz, Laurie Booth, Dana Reitz, Suzushi Hanayagi, and Junko Wada. For this he received the Bessie Award New York and the Suzukinu Hanayagi Award Osaka. His worldwide exhibited performances engage with sound and the phenomena of hearing and listening.