Hauke Harder, born in 1963 in Schleswig Holstein, has a PhD in physics and worked as a scientist until 2000. He began his artistic activity in1989, first composing and later creating sound art. He is particularly interested in the possibilities offered by puring tuning. Hauke Harder became assistant to Alvin Lucier in 1995. A focal point is realising Lucier’s musical installation Music on a long thin wire.