Biography


Heinz Kasper
Born in Vöcklabruck (Austria)
Lives and works in Berlin, in Austria and on the road

LIGHTING DESIGN / LIGHT INSTALLATION


2018

  • »Gedenkstätte für Opfer der NS-„Euthanasie“ Bernburg« – Lighting Design, light sculpture for the permanent exhibition, Bernburg, Germany, Exhibition Design: Berg2;
  • »AEON OZ« – Mysteryplay, Performance (RO);
  • »IKANO« – Projection on an office building Ikano in Wiener Neudorf (A);
  • »Element of Lights« – Retrospective, Kunsthaus 7b Cisnadioara (RO);
  • »Gewalt und Geschlecht« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Militärhistorisches Museum Dresden, Germany; Set Design: Holzer Kobler Architekturen Berlin GmbH;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Colombia;


2017

  • »Im Dienste der Rassenfrage« – Light setting, Stiftung Topographie des Terrors Berlin;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Tyrone Guthrie Center, Irland;
  • »Oh Magic« – Lighting Design, Kopf Hoch - Simon Mayer, La Raffinerie - Brussels, Steirischer Herbst - Graz - Austria, Brut - Halle G -Museumsquartier Wien;
  • »Ein feste Burg« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition, Heldburg, Germany;
  • »Blaues Rauschen« Research, discovering the blue light space of the Atlantic Ocean. A trip with the vessel from Hamburg to Capetown;


2016

  • »Lichtspiele III Schärding/Neuhaus« Art Director of the Light-Festival in Austria;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Egon Schiele Centrum, Kromlov, Czech Republic;
  • »Nguurraa« Lighting Design for a camber concert. Ensemble Resonanz, Hamburg;
  • »IM ÜBER ALL« Lighting Design for the artist Yvonne Roeb, Schering Stiftung Berlin;
  • »the past, the present, the future« Exhibition, Tenjiüyama Art Studio, Sapporo, Japan;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Tenjiüyama Art Studio, Sapporo, Japan;
  • »Nude-Canggu« – Light Art and Lighting Design, Café Restaurant, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia;
  • »Kulturquartier Mecklenburg-Strelitz« – Lighting Design for a Museum, Germany;


2015

  • »Award for Understanding and Tolerance« - Projection and Lighting Design for the Jewish Museum Berlin;
  • »Arno Schmidt, an Exhibition in 100 Station's« – Lighting Design by order of Arno Schmidt Stiftung. Akademie der Künste Berlin;
  • »Timebank» – Lighting Design, Streattheater-Performance, Pula (KR), Torino (IT) Bacău (RO), Schwerte (D);
  • »Ossimisten - Wessimisten» – Lighting Design, Fusion Festival (D), bodytalk Yoshiko Waki, Landesbühnen Sachsen;
  • »Kinghorn Experiment« Installation, Kinghorn, Scotland;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Sealoft Studio, Kinghorn, Scotland;
  • »National Security in the GDR« – Light setting, Stasimuseum Berlin, set design: W22;


2014

  • »Cosi fan Tutte» – Lighting Design, Golden Mask Festival, Mikhailovsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia. Teodor Currentzis, Matthias Remus, Stephan Dietrich;
  • »Resonanzraum« – Light Art and Light Design, Ensemble Resonanz Hamburg, Architect: PFP Planungs GmbH;
  • »Poly-Kosmos« Installation, Groupexhibition — Wohnen am Meer oder was landet am Strand von Ahrenshoop, Germany;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany;
  • »Mythos Germania« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Berliner Unterwelten e.V., Germany;
  • »LWL Museum für Kunst und Kultur» – Light setting, LDE Belzner Holmes;
  • »14-Menschen-Krieg« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Militärhistorisches Museum Dresden, Germany;
  • »The Mystery of Creation« – Projection, Animation, Music, for Vivid Sydney;
  • »Arno Schmidt 100. Eine Geburtstagsausstellung« – Exhibition. Lighting desin by order of Arno Schmidt Stiftung. Bomann Museum Celle;


2013

  • »Blutige Romantik« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Militärhistorisches Museum Dresden, Germany;
  • »Kohlhaas« – Lighting Design, Streattheater-Performance, Grotest Maru, Lemgo, Germany;
  • »Radiant« – Projection und Light, Streatperformance, Pflasterspektakel Linz;
  • »The Sylvian Gate« – Projection on the Damascus Gate for the Festival of Light in Jerusalem;
  • »The Light Pyramid« – Light Installation on the Hurva Square for the Festival of Light in Jerusalem;
  • »Cosi fan Tutte» – Lighting Design, Golden Mask Festival, Novaya Opera, Moscow, Russia. Teodor Currentzis, Matthias Remus, Stephan Dietrich;


2012

  • »VikiVaki« – Stonelabyrinth, Skagaströnd, Iceland;
  • »Artist in Residenz« NES, Skagaströnd, Island;
  • »Algensalon« – Lecture-Performance, Theaterland Steiermark in cooperation with Ulrike Koller and Friedrich Lichtenstein;
  • »The Garden Project« – Projection und Light, Streatperformance, Pflasterspektakel Linz;
  • »Aci, Galatea e Polifemo« – Semi-staged performance. Lighting Design. Int. Händel-Festspiele Göttingen. Stadtsaal Göttingen. Laurence Cummings, Daniele Guerra;
  • »Amadigi di Gaula« – Opera in three Acts by G.F. Handel. Lighting Design. Int. Händel-Festspiele Göttingen. Deutsches Theater Göttingen. Sigrid T'Hooft, Stephan Dietrich, Andrew Parrott;
  • »Lost in Transformation« – Maze. Development of an Art Project for Global Village Guwahati / Assam / India
  • »Into The Light« – Snow-Labyrinth. Installation made for Kunst am Berg. Schmittenhöhbahn AG. Alps in Austria

2011

  • »Lichtgewächs und Blumenbaum« — Projection for the 10 Year Anniversary of the Jewish Museum Berlin
  • »Cosi fan Tutte» – Lighting Design; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre, Russia. Teodor Currentzis, Matthias Remus, Stephan Dietrich;
  • »Daylight studies in Africa, South-East-Asia and the Middle East»

2010

  • »Klang kreuzt Licht« Visualisation by order of Musikverein Seewalchen-Rosenau, Austria;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Künstlerhaus Paliano, Italy;
  • »2° Das Wetter, der Mensch und sein Klima« Kunstfreilager Dreizpitz, Basel, Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Stiftung Mercator Swiss;
  • »Wolken-formen« Laserinstallation, Kunstfreilager Dreispitz, Basel, Swiss;
  • »Ein deutsches Gefängnis Museum« Hohenasperg, Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of Büro Berlin
  • Schifffahrtsmuseum Elsfleth« – Lighting Design for an Exhibition by order of gewerk Berlin
  • »Urban Planet« EXPO 2010 Shanghai – Layout and consulting lighting desin by order of Triad Berlin
  • »Wilhelm Wagenfeld - Weiterwirken in die Zeit hinein« Consulting lighting desin by order of Prof. Jakob Gebert

2009

  • »Raum der Gegenwart« – Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt + Bauhaus Dessau + Kunsthalle Erfurt; Lighting Desin by order of Prof. Jakob Gebert und Prof. Kai-Uwe Hemken
  • »Klang kreuzt Licht« Visualisation by order of Musikverein Seewalchen-Rosenau
  • »Translux« – Performance directed in cooperation with Adam Reed, Ulrike Koller and Marc Lingk; Lighting Design. Theaterland Steiermark
  • »MURA« – ViaThea Görlitz 2009. Street Performance. Lighting Design by order of Company Grotest Maru
  • »Fragments of a time still passing« – Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Companie Vivienne Newport. Tresor Berlin

2008

  • »Hidden Words« — University Museum for Contemporary Art Mexico City, by order of the artist Erick Meyenberg
  • »Klang kreuzt Licht« Visualisation by order of Musikverein Seewalchen-Rosenau
  • »Paradisgarten Elysium 0.1« — Lighting Design, projektion and visualisation by order of the Jewish Museum Berlin
  • »Delfinmann« — Performance directed in cooperation with Ulrike Koller und Friedrich Liechtenstein; Lighting Design. Theaterland Steiermark
  • »The Babylon Case« — Lighting Desin for the Exhibition "Babylon" in the Pergamon Museum Berlin ny orger of the artist group J&K
  • »Das Wetter, der Mensch und sein Klima« — Exhibition. Lighting desin by order of Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden, Germany;
  • »Wolken-formen« Laserinstallation, Hygiene Museum Dresden, Germany;
  • »Max Planck - Revolutionär wider Willen« — Exhibition. Lighting desin in the Technisches Museum Berlin by order of gewerk

2007

  • »Phalanx Bamboo« — UNIDRAM 2007 T-Werk Potsdam. Street Performance. Lighting Design by order of Company Grotest Maru
  • »Six Tales of Time« — Freelance with Chris Laska by order of Klangwolke Linz 2007
  • »Eclipse« — Performance. Fringe The Edinburgh Festival. Adam Read Company
  • Dokumentationszentrum — Exhibition. Lighting for "Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer"

2006

  • »Arno Schmidt? — allerdings!« — Exhibition. Lighting desin by order of Arno Schmidt Stiftung. Schiller National Museum
  • »Lichtfeld ³« — Lighting Design, projektion, visualisation and directing by order of Kulturakzente 4840. Festival Zwerichst, Austria;
  • »b.AUM and Ocean Emotion« — Installation, Festival Zwerichst, Vöcklabruck, Austria;
  • »Artist in Residenz« Künstlerhaus Paliano, Italy;
  • »Café Galerie B1 + C1« — Architectual Lighting Design, Austria;
  • »Atelier Zitko« — Architectual Lighting

2005

  • »Weihnukka« — Exhibition. Lighting Design by order of the Jewish Museum Berlin
  • »Casanova« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of Muun Kompanie
  • Museum Danfoss — Exhibition. Lighting desin by order of gewerk. Denmark
  • »Spielen« — Exhibition. Lighting Design by order of the Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden

2004

  • »Stil(l)Halten« — Exhibition. Lighting Design by order of the Jewish Museum Berlin
  • »Der Freischütz« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of Muun Kompanie
  • »Liquid Wall« — Layout, Lighting Installation. Hospital Salzburg

2003

  • »Don Quixote« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of Muun Kompanie
  • »17 Hippies« — Art Montan Spectacle, Performance. Lighting Design. Eisengießerei Erla

2002

  • »Der im-perfekte Mensch« — Exhibition. Lighting Design by order of the Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden and Aktion Mensch. Martin Gropius Bau Berlin
  • »Superfection« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design. Santa Monica Beach LA, Berlin and Munic. By order of Paradeis Produktion
  • »Heiße Luft« — Architecture. Lighting Design by order of Caramel Architekten Vienna. MAK Vienna
  • »Color-U-Linie« — Installation. Lighting Design and Visualisation by order of Berlin SubWay BVG. 125 anniversary
  • »Frankenstein« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of Muun Kompanie

2001

  • »Farbenrevue« — Dance Performance. Lighting Design by order of Pyro Space Ballete. Germanisches Museum Nürnberg
  • »Engel« — Dance Performance. Lighting Design by order of Pyro Space Ballete. Freiheit 15 Berlin-Köpenik
  • »Männersache / Freudentaumel« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Yoshiko Waki and Rolf Baumgart. Dock 11 Berlin
  • »Tlemachos« — Dance. Lighting Design by order of Ludger Orlok. Tanzfabrik Berlin;
  • »Mind Tuning / Volksempfänger« Installation, Festival Exit Maubeuge, France;
  • »Wie Feuer und Flamme« — Event. Lighting Design by order of X-Filmverleih, Berlin, Germany;

2000

  • »Mind Tuning / Volksempfänger« Installation, groupexhibition, Festival Via, Paris, Franc;
  • »Mind Tuning / Volksempfänger« Installation, groupexhibition, Und ab die Post, Postfuhramt Berlin, Germany;
  • »Mind Tuning / Volksempfänger« Installation, groupexhibition, Berlin in Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China;
  • »Der im-perfekte Mensch« — Exhibition. Lighting Design by order of the Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden and Aktion Mensch. DHMD
  • Central-Amerika-Pavilon — Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. World Exibithion EXPO 2000 Hannover
  • Ethiopia Pavilon — Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. World Exibithion EXPO 2000 Hannover
  • Global House Region Hannover — Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. World Exibithion EXPO 2000 Hannover
  • Argentinia Pavilon — Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. World Exibithion EXPO 2000 Hannover
  • German Pavilon — Developement Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. World Exibithion EXPO 2000 Hannover
  • »Männersache Muuh ist Slade-Nite-Show« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Yoshiko Waki and Rolf Baumgart. Volksbühne Berlin 3th Floor
  • Hewlett Packard CeBIT — Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin. ArtLab Studios Berlin.
  • BMW Williams Formel 1 — Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin.

1999

  • »Das Zimmer« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin.TOC Paola Aguilera. Die Theater Wien
  • RTL Telemesse — Düsseldorf. Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • VW Führungskräfte Treffen — Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • Hewlett Packard CeBIT — Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • Bosch — ICC Berlin. Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • »Yesterday« — Admiralspalast Berlin. Musical. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin

1998

  • »Goin’Ahead« — Gendarmenmarkt Berlin. Open-Air-Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • Ägyptischer Tanzpalast — Metropol Berlin. Architecture. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • IBM Kick Off Tour — Deutschland, Italien. Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • »Lachende Steine« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Yoshiko Waki Sonja Romeis Tanztheater
  • RTL Telemesse — Düsseldorf. Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin

1997

  • »Kafkas Kern« — Theater. Lighting Design by order of Theater Memory. WUK Wien
  • »Familie Müll« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Thomas Lankau. Ballhaus Naunynstraße

1996

  • »Wege« — Mimographie. Lighting Design by order of TOC Paola Aguilera. Die Theater Wien
  • Schwarzwald Erlebniszelt — Stuttgart. Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • 777 Jahre Rostock — Open-Air-Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • Ars Via Regia — Stralsund. Open-Air-Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin
  • Impulse Babelsberg – Event. Lighting Design by order of ArtLab Studios Berlin

1995

  • »Bericht aus die Sand« — Opera. Lighting Design by order of Rolf Baumgart und Michael Zeyfang. Alexanderplatz Berlin
  • »Something Lost« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Sonja Romeis in Dresden

1994

  • »Lun Lun Syndrom« — Dance Theater. Lighting Design by order of Yoshiko Waki. Theater am Hallischen Ufer Berlin.
  • »Apokalypse unserer Tage« — Theater. Lighting Design in cooperation with Eric Veenstra by order of Isabelle Mamatis. Maxim Gorki Theater


AWARDS

2016 BDA Hamburg Architektur Preis, 2. Preis für den Resonanzraum Hamburg
ait_award_2016 Architektur, Innenarchitektur für den Resonanzraum Hamburg
2007 Café Galerie B1 + C1 / 1st price European Aluminium in Renovation Award
2007 Eclipse / Nomination Total Theatre Awards / Fringe Edinburgh Festival
2005 Casanova /Muun Kompanie / Austrian Theater Award
1996 Wege / TOC / Das Goldene Ei / Vienna Theater Award
1995 Apokalypse unserer Tage / German Theater Award


TEACHING

2015/2016 University teaching position: Lighting and Color. Fachhochschule Biberach
2009/2012 University teaching position: Lighting and Color. Kunsthochschule Kassel
2008 Training course Lighting Design, Werkstätte Kunstberufe in Vienna
2004—2017 Administration and organisation of the LUX-Seminars Lighting Design in Vienna and Berlin