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Klaus Peter John

Biography: Born January 12th 1960 in Leipzig. Apprenticeship in Wood-technics (Theaterwerkstätten), 1976 evening classes HGB Leipzig with G. Thielemann; 1989 study for social-cultural work, as Sound-Noise-Performance Artist.

Workspaces: Sound-Noise; konceptionell work in open spaces; installations; Land Art Projects; Production from audio material; Movie-Sounds; Live-Koncerts; Photography; from 1998 intensive co-operation with A. Guhlmann.

Memberships: since 1986 Freundeskreis der Denkmalschmiede Höfgen, 1991–2012 on the board of Gesellschaft für Landeskultur.

Study Tours: Northern Irland, Poland, Scotland, Newseeland, Easter Islands, Bulgaria, Chile, Hungary, Antarctica and France.

Workplace: Installation Spender since 2001 in Botanischen Garten der Universität Leipzig (Germany); Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Leipzig (Germany); Medien-Kunst-Buch “Die Glocke” in Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Bibliography: C. Zschoch, Positionen 2001(47), Zur Medien-buchkunst v. A. Guhlmann/K.-P. John; 10. Internationale Ausstellung für Künstlerbücher und Handpressendrucke, Frankfurt/Main 2001; Edition Lebensretter 2001; Kreuzer 1992 (7); LVZ, 29.10.1999, 6.10.2000, 22.11.2001; Juliane Bally, „Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 5“ September/Oktober 2005