CONTACT :


Email: hej@henriknieratschker.de
Twitter: @gorious
Instagram: gorious
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Henrik Nieratschker works in the field between art and design, technology and science, fiction and theory. Using a wide variety of media, he crafts narratives that inspect the present and often extrapolate it into alternative nows or possible futures. Looking at contemporary, designed environments (from big systems down to single products), he conducts research across and beyond disciplines. By using modes of reflection, speculation, craft and prototyping, he designs new environments and reconfigures existing ones in cultural and philosophical inquiries. His work is particularly concerned with technological impacts, scientific potentials and the contemporary complexity of a globalised, connected world.

So far, he has worked on topics such as digital utopianism, long-term technological thinking, the datasphere, space exploration, democratized technology, the technologized everyday, and more.

Henrik is cofounder of experimental design studio proto/meta and curatorial collective Research and Waves, and is currently teaching as a visiting lecturer for Artistic Research at University of Arts Bremen / Germany.

While creating personal work for Exhibitions, Festivals and Residencies, he is also freelancing as a graphic and interaction designer .


EXHIBITIONS :


Current

Heal the World
Neues Museum Weserburg / Bremen / Germany


Past

-2016

FLATLANDS
GAK / Bremen / Germany

Tracking Tracks ∞
Galerie fuer Gegenwartskunst / Bremen / Germany

Heavy Listening ∞
Galerie Herold / Bremen / Germany

Hochschultage 16
HfK / Bremen / Germany

-2015

Zeitfenster
Domshof 9-12 / Bremen / Germany

African Robots ∞
Machines Room / London / UK

What is Luxury?
Victoria & Albert Museum / London / UK

Fashion Space Gallery Late ∞
Fashion Space Gallery / London / UK

LifeLogging Lab
Science Gallery / Dublin / Ireland

-2014

Buy, buy, buy, put it down!
Hockney Gallery / London / UK

Design Interactions
HAND Online Gallery / Online

The New Digital Archaeologists
Brighton Digital Festival 2014
Brighton Media Centre / Brighton / UK

Next Brave New World
Icon Design Trail
Arebyte Gallery / London / UK

A Stroll Through A Fun Palace
Swiss Pavillion / Architecture Biennale / Venice / Italy

Show RCA 2014
Royal College of Art / London / UK

WIP Show
Royal College of Art / London / UK

-2013

WIP Show
Royal College of Art / London / UK

Best of HfK Design
Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus / Bremen / Germany

Hochschultage 13
HfK / Bremen / Germany

-2012

Hochschultage 12
HfK / Bremen / Germany

-2011

Hochschultage 11
HfK / Bremen / Germany

-2010

Hochschultage 10
HfK / Bremen / Germany


Education :


2015-2016
@University of Arts
Bremen / Germany
Meisterschueler Fine Arts


2012-2014
@Royal College of Art
London / UK
MA Design Interactions

2009-2012
@University of Arts
Bremen / Germany
BA Digital Media


AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS :


Core 77 Design Award 2015
Speculative Concepts Category
Student Runner Up

Output Design Award 2013
Honorary Mention

Output Design Award 2012
Honorary Mention

Digital Media Award 2012
University of Arts / Bremen / Germany
Winner

Digital Media Award 2011
University of Arts / Bremen / Germany
Honorary Mention

2012-2016
Scholarship
Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
(German National Merit Foundation - Art & Design)


PUBLISHED WORK :


-Print

taz 02/05/16 / Germany

Weserkurier 16/04/16 / Bremen / Germany

Rauchwolken und Luftschloesser. Temporaere Raeume
Dennis Paul, Andrea Sick, ed.
Textem Verlag / Hamburg / Germany

Form #249 / Germany

No.One Magazine #2 / Germany

Weave 05/12 / Germany

Designreport 02/12 / Germany


-Online

Pamono
Grafik.
Fast Company
Wall Street International
The Glass Magazine
Sparkisan
Science Gallery
Pasta & Vinegar
We Are Visual Animals
The Londonist
LondonCityNights
BN1
The Argus
and more...


-Radio

BBC Click (16/09/2014)
BBC Radio / UK



EVENTS / FESTIVALS / RESIDENCIES :


Next Brave New World - Dinner Discussions
Arebyte Gallery + The Yard/ London / UK
Evening Event with Food & Debate

Brighton Digital Festival 2014
Brighton / UK
Arts and Tech Commission

A Stroll Through A Fun Palace
Swiss Pavillion / Architecture Biennale / Venice / Italy
Short Term Residency


LECTURES / TALKS / TEACHING :


California Dreaming
HfK / Bremen / Germany

Digital Futures: DeLuxe Edition
Victoria & Albert Museum / London / UK

Show RCA Industry Night Pechakucha
Royal College of Art / London / UK

Pechakucha
Tsinghua University / Beijing / China

Media Theory Talks
University of Arts / Bremen / Germany

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Visiting Lecturer
Artistic Research and Project Development
Digital Media Department
University of Arts / Bremen / Germany