Heiko Blankenstein (b. 1970, Rheydt, Germany) lives and works in Zurich. He studied at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1997-99. Selected solo exhibitions include: It would take an airplane 1100 years to circle the largest known star once, Forum Vebikus, Schaffhausen, Switzerland (2014); Grundrauschen, Kunstverein Göttingen (2012); The path of least resistance, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin (2011); and Metaflora & Kryptofauna, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin (2009). Selected group exhibitions include: Les Urbaines, Lausanne (2014); Tape Modern no.19 Anniversary Show, Tape Modern, Berlin (2011); Ich habe mich geweigert einen baum zu zeichnen, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (2010); Deliberations from a collector, Centre for Recent Drawing, London (2010); Paperview, John Jones Project Space, London (2009); and Instability, art interrogating crisis, Simmons & Simmons City Point, London. Blankenstein was awarded the 2009 work grant of the Berlin Senate.
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