exhibition / guest post
Maya Man was elected by the Friends of HEK 2023 community to create a solo exhibition on HEK’s online exhibition space, virtual.hek.ch. In this blog post, Man gives insights into the conceptual background of the exhibition, exploring Danish fairytales, the online shopping platform, depop, and red shoes as objects of desire.
exhibition / in conversation / interview
Berlin based artist Anne Duk Hee Jordan explores the magical, critter-filled worlds she creates in her current solo-exhibition at HEK, «Anne Duk Hee Jordan: I must alter myself into a life-form which can exist on this planet», with HEK’s Director, Sabine Himmelsbach.
We mourn the loss of our colleague and friend Karin Ohlenschläger, who passed away on August 24, 2022. Her death is a great loss – privately as well as for the art world. This is not meant to be a listing of Karin’s professional career and the central role she played as a curator in the international media art scene as well as the development of the Spanish media art scene. Rather, it is a personal look at shared projects and an enduring friendship.
in conversation / interview
Ludovic Hadjeras is a young French artist with Algerian heritage who explores werewolves as a diplomatic figure capable of easing tensions between humans and wolves. His video piece, Diane, was shown at HEK’s recent Wired Magic exhibition. When he came to visit us in January we were able to speak with him about his fascination with werewolves, human and non-human animal relations and what he is working on next!
HeK answers questions from visitors to the exhibition Sound Embodied