Petra Heck (NL) is a freelance curator (including for TAAK and TodaysArt 2014 and 2015) and focuses on contemporary (media) art, performances, and (online) public space. She specialises in video, internet and other ephemeral forms such as performances. Her practice questions the consequences of technological and other societal developments for contemporary art, the artwork itself, and the artistic process. Between 2006 and 2012, she worked as curator and head of exhibitions at the Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk/Montevideo). Her exhibitions there included solo exhibitions by Cory Arcangel and Omer Fast, numerous group exhibitions, and performance evenings with Dutch and international artists, including Mark Leckey, Yael Bartana, Constant Dullaart, JODI, Mounira Al Solh, Oliver Laric, Metahaven, Ola Vasiljeva, and Jon Rafman. Petra Heck has an academic background in Art History / Museum Studies, graduating in 2000 from the University of Amsterdam. In 2015, she became a committee member at the Creative Industry Fund, and was a committee member of the Mondriaan Fund from 2012 to 2014.
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