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3456 Evaline Street
Hamtramck, Mi 48212

HATCH is a grassroots collective of artists from Hamtramck and the greater Detroit area. It exists to support, grow and promote local art and artists.

Artist Bio: Helena Hartmann

Artists in Residence

The blog of the residents and alumni of the Hamtramck Disneyland Residency Program.

Artist Bio: Helena Hartmann

Helena Hartmann

Helena Hartmann (Ahaus, 1985) is a Visual Artist and Performer and studied at the AKI (Academy of Art and Design) in the Netherlands (BFA Sculpture with First-Class Honours) and the Royal College of Art in London (MA Sculpture).

She lives and works in Germany and Holland and had several Exhibitions and Performances in Germany, Scandinavia, UK, USA, Dubai, Spain, Portugal, Latvia and the Netherlands (for example at: Camden Art Centre, AND eventSpace1, Event Boat HQS Wellington, York Gate Museum - Royal Academy of Music, (London UK), Gallery Helder, The Municipial Museum - The Hague, (The Hague, The Netherlands), Glashalle Tübingen, Watercastle Ahaus (Germany), Alserkal Avenue Gallery (Dubai), ARTNITCAMPOS (Mallorca, Spain) and Stockholm Fringe Festival (Stockholm, Scandinavia).

She received the German DAAD Award in 2014/2015 and was nominated for the New Jersey Sculpture Award in 2010. Her Performance Wogloide was a huge success at the Stockholm Fringe Festival and was broadcastet on Swedish Television twice.

Beside that Helena was trained as a classical singer by Swedish soprano Louise Werner from 2003 until 2013.

Helena completed severel residencies in the last two years: A 7 days ongoing performance piece “7 Days”, which she realized in her residency at a.m. London “All Hallows Church” in London (UK, Spring 2017), a Performance and Installation at  “Kunstort ELEVEN Artspace” in Börstingen (Southern Germany, Summer/Autumn 2017), she participated in the RUCKA Artist Residency Spring Programme in Cesis (Latvia, Spring 2018) and since August she is a Resident at Hamtramck Disneyland (Detroit/MI).

She recently awarded the 3-year Antonie-Leins-Residency-Scholarship for the "Künstlerhaus Horb" in Germany and will move to Horb in March 2019.