Thomas Heidtmann Studio

Curriculum

Thomas Heidtmann is a media artist, formally educated at the Berlin University of the Arts with an emphasis on Painting and New Media.

He is co-founder and board member of Lacuna Lab e.V., an artist-run association, collaborative community, and space in Kreuzberg, Berlin, working at the intersection of arts, science, and technology. He is also founder of the Space Art Hackathon SPARTH.

He has presented at ISEA in Hong Kong, Vorspiel / transmediale & CTM and Retune festival Berlin. He was involved in projects at Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin and Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, Spain, and lectured for example at Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin and Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, India.


Selected Exhibitions

  • 2017 // Bengaluru Fantastic Festival // Bangalore, India
  • 2017 // deLight Festival // Berlin, Germany
  • 2017 // Autogestión // Museum MAN / Fundació Joan Miró (Collaboration) // Barcelona, Spain
  • 2017 // Serious Sparkles. An inquiry into Artificial Stupidity // Vorspiel / transmediale & CTM (Group exhibition) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 // Retune Festival // Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 // ISEA2016HK // OPEN SKY GALLERY ISEA2016 // Hong Kong, China
  • 2016 // Lacuna Lab: Activation // Spektrum (Group exhibition) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2015 // FAK im Viertel // Speckhaus Gängeviertel (Group exhibition) // Hamburg, Germany
  • 2014 // The IT Show // Kunstquartier Bethanien (Group exhibition) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 // earlyhumanadapter – Installation I, II // Kleiner Salon | BcmArte (Part of artisticDialogue project) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2012 // I like it RAW // Epicentro Art Gallery (Group exhibition) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2011 // Veilchen // UferHallen (Group exhibition) // Berlin, Germany
  • 2011 // The White Rabbit // Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart (Collaborative performance in the frame of MaerzMusik – Festival für Zeitfragen) // Berlin, Germany

Awards

  • 2016 // Hardest Hack // Science Hack Day // Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 // Official Selection for OPEN SKY GALLERY ISEA2016HK at ICC Tower // Hong Kong, China
  • 2008 // Nominated for Regina Pistor Prize for Painting // University of the Arts // Berlin, Germany

Residencies

  • 2017 // Srishtinterim // Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology // Bangalore, India
  • 2017 // The Story of Space Residency // The Story of Space Festival // Goa, India
  • 2017 // bangaloREsidency // Goethe-Institut Bangalore / Max Mueller Bhavan // Bangalore, India
  • 2014 // artisticDialogue // Kleiner Salon | BcmArte // Berlin, Germany

Lectures & Workshops

  • 2017 // The Story of Space Festival (Talk & workshop) // Goa, India
  • 2017 // 1st SPARTH – Space Art Hackathon // Goethe-Institut Bangalore / Max Mueller Bhavan / Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology // Bangalore, India.
  • 2017 // Spot On bangaloREsidenty 2017 (Talk) // Goethe-Institut Bangalore / Max Mueller Bhavan // Bangalore, India
  • 2017 // Retune Studio Visit (Talk) // Lacuna Lab // Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 // 3rd Pecha Kucha Art Night by peer to space and Performing Encounters (Talk) // Martin-Gropius-Bau // Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 // Scope Session #55 (Talk) // Panke // Berlin, Germany

Education

  • Apr 2004–Sep 2010 // Studies of Fine Arts In classes of Prof. Pia Fries, Anette Haas, Prof. Bernd Koberling, Prof. Daniel Richter and Prof. Karl-Horst Hödicke // University of the Arts, Berlin
  • Aug 2008 // Graduate of Fine Arts // Focus on Painting and New Media.