BIOGRAPHY

Damian Michał Heinisch
Born 1968 in Zabrze, Poland.
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway

 

EDUCATION

2000:  Master of Arts – Folkwang University Essen, Germany.
1991-2000:  Visual Communication – Folkwang University Essen, Germany.

 
 

EXHIBITIONS SOLO

2014:  NoPlace – Oslo –  “Erde,Wind & Feuer”
2012:  Leica Galleri – Oslo – “W domu”.
2005:  Galleri Fimbul – Oslo – “Pylod”
2000:  Interartes  – Essen – “Pylod”

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS

2018:  Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus – Oslo – “Førtifem”
2018:  Noplace – Oslo – “I go”
2018:  Fotogalleriet – Malmö – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2018:  The Finnish Museum of Photography – Helsinki – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2018:  Tromsø Kunstforening – Tromsø – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2018:  Reykjavik Museum of Photography – Reykjavik – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Centrum För Fotografi – Stockholm – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Fotografisk Center – Copenhagen – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Northern Photographic Centre – Oulu – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Entrée – Bergen -“Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Gbg 17- Gothenburg – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Galleri Image – Aarhus – ”Photobookweek” – “Nordic Dummy Award”
2017:  Blomqvist – Oslo – “Lucia”
2017:  Atelier Nord ANX – Oslo – “Open Video V”.
2015:  Papay Gyro Nights 2016 Videotage – Hong Kong – “Open Video IV”
2015:  Space 4235 – Genova – “Open Video II”
2015:  Atelier Nord ANX – Oslo – “Open Video”.
2014:  Galleri lille Kabelvåg – Kabelvåg – “Lofen Internasjonale Fotofestival”
2013:  Kronika – Bytom – “The City is Empty”
2011:  PDN Breakthrough Award – New York – “Fotoremix”
2010:  Fotografiens Hus – Oslo  – “Fotoremix”
2010:  Tokyo  – “Mer enn ingenting”
2010:  Festplassen – Bergen – “Mer enn ingenting”
2010:  Dokkparken – Trondheim – “Mer enn ingenting”
2009:  Fisketorget – Fredrikstad – “Mer enn ingenting”
2009:  Papirbredden – Drammen – “Mer enn ingenting”
2009:  Rådhusplass – Oslo – “Mer enn ingenting”
2007:  Galleri Fimbul – Oslo – “Blackout”
2005:  Galleri Fimbul – Oslo – “Fimbulvinter”
2005:  Frognerparken – Oslo – “Transitor”
2005:  Henie Onstad Kunstsenter – Sandvika – “Oppmålt”
2002:  Filmfestival – Graz – “Filmfestival Graz”
2002:  En Cine y Video – Caracas – “Festival de Caracas”
2001:  Filmfestival – Bochum  – “Blicke aus dem Ruhrgebiet”
2001:  Filmfestival – Hamburg – “17th International Kurzfilm Festival”
2001:  Filmfestival – Bolzano – “Filmfestival Internationale Montagne”
2001:  Museum Folkwang – Essen – “Film Nacht”
2001:  Plus Galleri – Dusseldorf – “Plus Quam Perfect”
2001:  Guggenheim Museum – New York – “The Architecture of Frank O´Ghery”
2001:  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg – “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi IX”
1997:  Museum für Angewandte Kunst – Gera – “Aenne Biermann Preis”
1998:  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg – “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi VI”
1997:  Schwimmbad Herten – Herten –  “Internationale Fototage Herten II”
1997:  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg – “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi IV”
1995:  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg – “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi III”
1994:  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe – Hamburg – “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi II”

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2018:  The Freedom of Expression foundation grant – “Fritt Ord”.
2017:  3-Years SKS working grant – Statens Kunstnerstipend.
2017:  Norwegian Journal of Photography #4
2017:  Exhibition grant from Norsk Fotografisk Fond for ”LUCIA” – Norway.
2011:  Adobe Breakthrough Photography Award – “Pdn Annual Competition” / New York.
2001:  Scholarship from the Northeim Westfallen county for young artists.
1997:  Award in the 3rd “Aenne Biermann Prize”.
1996 and 1998:  Awards in “Graphis Student Award”.
1994,1995,1997,1998, and 2001: Awards in the “Rheinhard Wolf Preis für Fotografi ”

 

COLLECTIONS

Telenor Art Collection – Norway.
Norsk Hydro Art Collection – Norway.
Museum für Angewandte Kunst – Gera – Tyskland.
DZ Bank Art Collection – Frankfurt – Tyskland.

 
 

WORKRELATED

2003-2018:  Lectures and Mentor at  the Academy of the Arts in Oslo, Oslo Fotokunstskole and Westerdals School of the Arts.
2008-2018:  Teacher at Bilder Nordic School of Photography in Oslo, Norway.
2010-2018:  Leica Ambassador in Norway.
2017:  Member in FFF, Norway.