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Berlin
rubendhers (at) gmail.com
Work
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Vita

rubén d’hers,  guitarist and sound artist from Caracas, Venezuela currently living in Berlin. His focus on sound installation and playing techniques deals with the use of chords as autonomous sound spaces. He studied fine arts in Caracas at the Cristobal Rojas Art School and later electroacoustic composition with Robin Minard at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Currently he is studying the master porgramm Sound Studies at the University of Arts of Berlin.

In Caracas, from 1999 to 2007 he was co-founder and guitarist of the jazz-rock band kRé. Since then he works on his solo project which highlights the use of strings instruments as the main medium of experimentation. His works has been exhibited and performed at venues like ZKM in Karlsruhe (DE), Neues Museum Weimar (DE), Pure Data Convention (DE), SeaM Weimar (DE), LAB 30 Klangkunst Experimente Augsburg (DE), Heart of Noise Festival Innsbruck (AU), Netwerk Center (BE), Mochvara Gallery (HR) and at Oficina #1 Gallery in Caracas (VE).