Jeppe Hein is a Danish artist living and working in Berlin. In his interactive artwork, he combines aesthetics with play, the public sphere with individual experience, the environment and the inner world. Born in Copenhagen in 1974, Jeppe Hein studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and at the Städelschule in Frankfurt/Main from 1997 to 2003. He has been showing his works around the globe since 2001. His latest project in public space took place in Central Park and the UN Headquarters in New York in 2019. "Jeppe Hein's highly aesthetic and at the same time playful art works so well in public spaces because it also has a strong communicative effect." , says Henning Schaper. "Essential for the decision was the rich variety of his artistic interventions, which are fed by sources of inspiration such as mirror cabinets, labyrinths and optical conundrums."
Portrait Jeppe Hein: © Tom Wagner