Heiko Kalmbach

Video Artist, Stage Director

Heiko Kalmbach is a filmmaker, video artist and stage director. He pursued drama and cultural studies in Bremen and Berlin before completing a film degree at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. His films have screened at Festivals like the Berlin International Film Festival, São Paulo Film Festival und CPH:DOX Copenhagen. His work for the stage as a director and video designer has been presented at Drama Fest Mexico, Autorentheatertage Hamburg, Volksbühne Berlin and the Fusion Festival. His collaboration with composer Katharina Rosenberger, the interactive sound and video installation VIVA VOCE has been shown at Human Resources Gallery in Los Angeles (2013), the Sweet Thunder Festival in San Francisco (2014) and at Kleiner Wasserspeicher in Berlin in 2015. He is co-founder of the Berlin based production company Spoonfilm and the New York / Berlin performance group Naturaleza Humana. He has been teaching in his fields of practice since the late 90s and has been a tutor for film and dramaturgy at the Architectural Association’s Interprofessional Studio (MA/MFA in Spatial Performance and Design) in London since 2009.