Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag

© Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag

Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag (*1965) is an artist, composer and researcher. He studied fine arts, art history, music theory, composition, philosophy and cognitive science and, in 2002, founded N-solab. He received several grants and prizes, among others: Akademie Schloss Solitude, Berlin- & German Sound Art Prize, Cynet Art Award, emare-Mexiko and the Villa-Aurora-Grant in LA. He has presented his work in various international exhibitions: V2, Rotterdam; NIMK, Amsterdam; Making Waves Festival, San Francisco; Apex Art & The Kitchen, New York; Fundacion Arte Y Technologia, Madrid; Centre Cultura Contemporania & METRONOM, Barcelona; Nacional Gallery, Poznan; SONAMBIENTE, transmediale Berlin; Mediabiennale, Seoul Museum of Art; Aram Art Gallery, Seoul; Laboral Centro de Arte y Creatión Industrial, Gijon; Center for Contemporary Art, Torun; MKG, kampnagel, Galerie der Gegenwart & Kunstverein, Hamburg; Museum Centro Calego de Arte Contemporanéa, zkm, Karlsruhe; Santiago de Compostela; ars electronica, Linz; CYBERFEST, Hermitage, St.Petersburg; HMKV, Dortmund; WKV & Staatsgallery, Stuttgart; Manif de Art, Quebec; China Science & Technology Museum, Beijing; Tent, London. 

Since 2012 he is running a media-epistemological research project on Friedrich Kittlers Synthesizer. He is one the publishers of Kittlers collected writings and 2014 he is lecturing at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and at The UniArts Helsinki Sound Art Summer Academy. 2015 he has a workshow at the WKV in Stuttgart – RAUSCHEN and will show the chamber opera SINUS in Berlin.