In the domain of soundscapes he focus rests on acoustic ecology and bio-acoustics by means of field recordings of both society and nature. His music, recorded with a microphone, is brought about by coincidence and the immediate presence of nature, society and animals. In his quest after the archaic sound Rike collaborates with scientists, ecologists and musicians. Since 1996: Various sound-publications on different labels. Since 1999: Concerts, performances, installations in museums, galeries, cathedrals and off-spaces across Europe. Since 2000: Symposia / artist in residence / scholarships / exhibitions and acoustic field studies in Germany, Finland, Bosnia & Herzegovina, France, Greece, England, Poland and Africa. Since 2003: Co-founder of the label Gruenrekorder: reservoir for sound-artists specialised on soundscapes and field recordings. Since 2006: Audio-lectures at universities and art schools, e.g. at the Hamburg University / Institutes for Theology and Music Studies and the HFBK Braunschweig / Studio for Sound-Art 2007: Scholarship and teaching position for sound-art in Finland. Read more on Last.fm.
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