Martin Hesselmeier

* 1978 in Schwetzingen / studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, University of Design Mannheim / Martin Hesselmeier lives and works in Cologne.

awards and scholarships (selection)

1st Prize at International Light Art Award, Unna / 2016 Artist in Residence, Schöppingen / Spiridon-Neven DuMont Prize 2008 / Cologne Design Prize, nominated / Winner Digital Sparks Award, Fraunhofer Institute IMG MARS Exploratory Lab / Danfoss ArtAward, Gold / Special Prize at “Hunt for this Century’s Leonardo da Vinci” / Special Prize at Paradoxes of the Public

exhibitions (selection)

2016 Kunstverein Kölnberg Rundblick Kirschenpflücker, Cologne / light art festival “Aufstiege”, Schwäbisch Hall / Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne / 2015 LWL Museum of Art and Culture, Münster / Centre for International Light Art, Unna / Magic Forest Lenzerheide, Switzerland / 2013 Glow, Eindhoven / Computing the Physical, LEAP, Berlin / 2011 TodaysArt Festival, Brussels / SOUNDSNOISE Festival, Dornbirn / 2010 Lexux Hybrid Art, Moscow / amber festival, Istanbul / 2009 Piksel Festival, Bergen, Norway / Transitio_mx 03, Mexico City / File Festival, Saó Paulo, Brazil