Jörg Heieck

was born in Münster (1964) and grew up near Kaiserslautern. The artist holds a Ph.D. in physics and studied in Frankfurt under F. Granzer and in Edinburgh under P. Higgs.

He was employed for several years as a researcher for Agfa, Kodak and the ITER nuclear fusion research project of the European Commission. In 1995, he received the ITEK award by the American Society for Imaging Science.

Heieck is a father of two adult children and lives in Kaiserslautern. There he teaches physics and photography. His photographs have been exhibited worldwide and are part of public and private collections. He curates and manages the Brownian Motion Art Space and is involved in regional, cultural projects such as Pfaffwerk Kaiserslautern, Pixxelcult Saarbrücken.

He is the author of many photo publications and an appointed member of the German Society for Photography (DGPh).

Exhibitions (selection)

  • 1999 Goethe Institut Damaskus, Photo Festival Aleppo
  • 2000 Goethe Institut Beirut, Villa Strecchius Landau
  • 2002 Universidad Santiago de Chile, Volksbank Kaiserslautern
  • 2004 Kunstverein Speyer, Walser Herbst Blons
  • 2005 Landesvertretung Rheinland-Pfalz Berlin, Kunsthalle Mannheim
  • 2006 Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Museum im Westrich Ramstein
  • 2007 Linhof München, Thermen am Viehmarkt Trier, Cité de l‘image Clervaux
  • 2009 Wilhelm-Hack-Museum Ludwigshafen, Villa Ruh Zingst
  • 2012 Casa Bertold Brecht Montevideo, Centro Cultural Porto Alegre, if art Gallery Columbia
  • 2014 Stadtmuseum Zweibrücken, Frank-Loebsches Haus Landau
  • 2016 Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Zehnthaus Jockgrim
  • 2017 Museum Pachen Rockenhausen
  • 2019 Galerie Decumanus Krk, Kunstverein Neustadt

Bibliography (selection)

  • Crush (Photographien aus Syrien), Edition Panorama 2001
  • Blur (4-dimensional Photography), Edition Panorama 2003
  • Lauterland, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern 2006
  • 50° (Photographien aus beiden Erdhälften), Edition Panorama 2006
  • Pfaff, Theodor-Zink-Museum Kaiserslautern 2012
  • Space in Time, Stadtmuseum Zweibrücken 2014
  • singularities, Museum Pachen Rockenhausen 2017
  • multiplicities, Kammgarn Kaiserslautern 2017
  • Crux, Edition Cantz Esslingen 2019


Artist portrait 2016

In Focus

Cyanotype in the Digital Age 2019