Henrik Nieratschker

Henrik Nieratschker's (born 1990) artistic work deals with the social implications of our lives in the midst of digital infrastructure. In media installations, environments, and situations, as well as analogue and digital publication formats, Henrik Nieratschker combines a pragmatic-methodical approach of design with free, exploratory approaches of art. In his work he uses artistic, creative, and technical methods (video, graphics, sound, sculpture, electronics, programming, and much more) and provokes new insights that can hardly arise in other contexts.

Henrik Nieratschker studied Digital Media and Fine Art at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen and Interaction Design at the Royal College of Art in London. Since 2020 Henrik is a PhD candidate in the Binational Artistic-PhD program at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen and in the PhDArts program at Leiden University and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (NL).

He is co-founder of the artist collective and label Research and Waves, which since 2015 has developed record releases, exhibitions, and events.

His work has been shown in exhibition projects at GAK Bremen, Changing Room Berlin, Arebyte Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum London, and 3331 Arts Chiyoda Tokyo, among others.

From October to December 2022, Henrik Nieratschker is a resident artist in the program Zu Gast bei Urbane Künste Ruhr at Haus der Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets Bochum.

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With the event, Urbane Künste Ruhr presents an interim status of the cooperation with the Stiftung Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets within the framework of the residency programme for artists.