Thierry Goldberg Gallery




Swetlana Heger

Born 1968, Czech Republic. Lives and works in Berlin.



Solo Exhibitions

2009 Lipstick Economy, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
     Smoke (Libertè Toujours), EFFEARTE, Milan
     Smoke (Torches of Freedom), COMA, Berlin
2008 Konsthall-KALMAR, Kalmar, Sweden
     Musée des Beaux Arts, Dole, France
2007 Galerie frank elbaz, Paris, France
     Animal Farm, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
     Animal Farm, COMA, Berlin, Germany
     Big Space-LBI, London, UK
2006 La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France
     Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
2005 Artists Space, New York, NY
     Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria
     Future Works, ibidprojects, London, UK
     Playtime, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
2004 AP-4-Art, Geneva, Switzerland
2003 A9/MQ, Vienna, Austria
     Velan, Torino, Italy
2002 KunstWerke, Berlin, Germany
     Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
     ibidprojects, London, UK
     Hermes Store, Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, Germany
2001 chouakri brahms, Berlin, Germany
     MAK - Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
     Air de Paris, Paris, France
     Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Group Exhibitions

2011 Colliding Discourses, VII Shiryaevo Biennale, Art Center Gallery, Samara/Russia
     de Avant-Garde: Specters of the Nineties, Marres - centre for contemporary culture
     Masstricht/NL
     Living as Form, Creative Time, Historic Essex Street Market, Lower East Side, NYC
     Dada Moscow, IV. Moscow Biennale, Moscow Polytechnic Museum
2008 Agency: Artists Subvert Advertising, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
     Bare Market, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
     Bass Diffusion Model, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK
2007 If Water Crystal, Crystal Water, Ingalls Associates, Miami, FL
     Deutsche Geschichten, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
     House Trip, Art Forum, Berlin, Germany
     What We Bought, Camera Austria – Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
     Op-Ed World, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France
     Conditions of Display, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
     Poetic Visions, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY
     The 60 Second Southern Video Festival, Harmony Landing, Pegram, US
     Freak Show, MAC, Lyon, France
2006 Constructing New Berlin, The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix
     Kit’o’parts, CAN-NEUCHATEL, Switzerland
     Antoss Berlin, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
     Vom Pferd erzahlen, Kunsthalle GOPPINGEN, Goppingen, Germany
     Human Game, Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Stazione Leopolda-Florence, Italy
2005 Pour de vrai, Musée des Beaux Arts, Nancy, France
     Art and Design in the Daily Life, Stedelijk Museum Belfort-aalst, The Netherlands
     Prenez l´air de Paris, Centre National de la photographie, Paris, France
     Mediascapes 3, Fúndacio La Caixa, Girona, Spain
     Simultan–zwei Sammlungen österreichischer Fotografie, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
2004 Body Display - Performative Installation #4, Secession, Vienna, Austria
     One in a Million: Economies of the Self in Everyday Urban Life,
     Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
     Czech Made!, display, Prague, Czech Republic
     Mediascapes 1, Fúndacio La Caixa, Lleida, Spain
2003 Production Unit, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy
     Deluxe, Monasterio del Prado, Valadolio, Spain
     Total Überzogen, Edith-Russ-Medienhaus, Oldenberg
     Accessoiremaximalismus, Kunsthalle zu Kiel
     Dispositions #1, Kunsthalle Brennabor, Brandenburg
     Fuckin´ Trendy, Kunsthalle-Nurnburg
2002 Commodified Aesthetics and Critical Commodities, Monterrey, Mexico
     Windsor.Collection, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
     Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
     FAIR, Royal College of Art, London, UK
     Big Social Game, 2nd International Biennal, Torino, Italy
     Uncommon Denominator, MASS MOCA, North Adams, MA
     Deluxe, Sala de Exposiciones de Plaza España, Madrid, Spain
     M(Art) Inn-HELSINBÖRG/Schweden
2001 Encounter, Tokyo Opera City Art Space, Tokyo, Japan (exh. cat.)
     After the Wall, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (exh. cat.)
     Shopping, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria (exh. cat.)
     Windsor.Collection, Galerie Philomena Magers, Munich, Germany (exh. cat.)
     The Construction of an Image (Germany), Palazzo delle Pappese, Siena, Italy
     Aussendienst, Stadt Hamburg, Germany


Education

1998 Post Graduate Studies in Video and Communication Art, Musashino Art University,
     Tokyo, Japan
1995 MFA in Painting and Graphics, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria


Publications

2008 La Tourelle, Rodney. Mode and Production. Border Crossings, Vancouver, Canada
     Pécoil, Vincent. Walk of Fame, Camera Austria International.
2007 Kitamura, Katie. Swetlana Heger, Animal Farm, Frieze Magazine, issue 10
     Artpress, Paris, contemporary, London, "Paranofictions", Climats- Edition
     Gasparina, Jill. Imaginaire : mode d’Emploi. Edition Cercle d´Arts-Paris
     Pécoil, Vincen. Untitled (The Cohen Residence/Paradise Valley), frog magazine No. 4
2006 Spezial Geschenke. Madame. Nr. 11, November
     Schibli, Martin. Fran DDR till Missy Elliott-appropriation, sampling, readymade
     Konstperspektiv. September
     Bartelsheim, Sabine. Swetlana Heger. Anstoss Berlin. Haus am Waldsee/Berlin
     Moreno, Jean. DisplayTime: Art´s Recess Within Advertising. Art US. No. 13, June
     Blomberg, Katja. Wie Kunst entsteht. Murmann Verlag Hamburg
     Nielsen, Richard. Berlin´s New Day. Arizona Republic. April 7
     Hohmann, Silke. Swetlana Heger. Monopol No. 3
     Velasco, David. Constructing New Berlin. Artforum.com 5.5
     Roberts, Bradley. Swetlana Heger. Constructing New Berlin. Prestel Munich Berlin
2005 Barrientos, Rose Marie. Swetlana Heger: Une artiste ou une marque? iconomix No. 1/05      Kyrou, Ariel. Quand le conditionnement se substitue à l´expérience. Chronic art No. 18
     Gibbons, Joan. Brand Art-Swetlana Heger. Art & Advertising. I.B. Tauris London NY
     Schibli, Martin. Swetlana Heger-Playtime. Hur man blir samtidskonstnär pa tre dagar.
     Beasley, Stephen. Swetlana Heger. Untitled. London. Nr. 35/Summer
     Lieb, Franz. Swetlana Heger-Playtime. Cultural Hacking. Springer Wien New York
     Coomer, Martin. Swetlana Heger. Time Out, London May
2004 Comer, Stuart. Capitalist Neo-Realism-Swetlana Heger. Parkett. Winter
     Görgen, Vera. Auf der Suche nach dem verloreren Zeitgeist. Financial Times Deutschland
     Fuckin´ Trendy. Vogue Deutschland. January
     Spiel mit der Mode. Cosmopolitan. January
     Mayer, Gabriele. Frauen brauchen schusssichere Kleider
2003 Liebs, Holger. Swetlana Heger über Werbung. Süddeutsche Zeitung
     Gardner, Belinda Grace. Von Pop zu Brand. Swetlana Heger. Kunstzeitung. January
     Brambilla, Sergio. Brand Art. Avantgarde Ideas. Trend. No.5/March
     Pécoil, Vincent. Brand Art. Art Monthly. No. 265/April
     Rencontres. Le Monde Hermès. Spring-Summer
     Pécoil, Vincent. Brand Art. 02 issue. September
     Badia, Itziar. Interview with Swetlana Heger. 50easy. September
     Accessoiremaximalismus. Vogue Deutschland. October
     Schiller, Maike. Die Frau, die Kunst zur Marke macht. Hamburger Abendblatt
     Special Guest: Almost-Famous: Swetlana Heger. Allegra. December
2002 Vive le star! Glamour heute. FRAME. January-March
     Playtime. Millenio/Monterrey/MX. April 7th
     Bertola, Stefania. BIG Torino, com`é friendly. La Stampa. Domenica 21
     Glamour und Konsum. Swetlana Heger. art-das Kunstmagazin. No. 5/May
     Gropp, Rose-Maria. Wer nichts wird, wird Model. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
     Bürger, Peter. Geliebtes Gefängnis. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
     Friebe, Holm. Die Ästhetik der Ökonomie. Jungle World
     Lapp, Axel. Art & Economy. Art Monthly. May
     Art & Economy-Wirtschaftsvisionen, Hamburg-Magazin.de. April
     Pop, Susa. Playtime. Swetlana Heger. Flash Art International. May-June
     Richter, Peter. Mädchen in Aspik. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Sonntag
     Schlaegel, Andreas. Berlin 2. contemporary. June-July-Augus
     Franke, Anselm. Playtime. berliner
     Edel. Vogue Germany. October
     Playtime. Qvest. Fall/Winter