Multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and performer Boris Hauf plays saxophone, flute, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, cymbals, bells, and rudimentary guitar and also sings. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video, and installation art and has more than 40 releases on vinyl, CD, tape, and online to his name. Hauf initiated and curated the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the concert series Playdate in Berlin and lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Current collaborations include Owl & Mack, Postmarks, Next Delusion, and The Peeled Eye. As a performer and composer he collaborates closely with choreographers Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar, Karen Christopher, and many others. He owns and runs the independent record label shameless and lives in Berlin.
Photo: Boris Hauf