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Mirko Hecktor is a German author/ editor, DJ/ music producer, choreographer/ theatre director and former ballet dancer.

He studied ballet at Hochschule für Musik und Theater, München and Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften at Justus Liebig Universität, Giessen. Beside his engagements for the Bayerisches Staatsballett, La La La Human Steps, Montreal and Les Ballett de Monte-Carlo he founded numerous club nights and created choreographies, theatre productions and performances, on a national and international level. His work was shown at the Place, London, die Münchner Kammerspiele, Mousonturm, FFM, das Spielart Festival, München, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Pact Zollverein, Essen, »Schaustelle« Pinakothek der Moderne/ die Neue Sammlung, München, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Ruhrfestspiele and many more.

In 2001 he received the most prestigious Canadian Media Award, the Gemini Award in the category »Best Performance in a Performing Arts Programm«. In 2008 his book `Mjunik Disco. 60 Years of Munich Nightlife´ was distributed by Blumenbar Verlag and exhibited at `Made in Munich. Editionen von 1968 - 2008´ at Haus der Kunst, Munich. He is co-chef-editor of the Munich based lifestylemagazine `Super Paper´. In 2009 he was described as »one of the most influential people within Munich‘s young cultural scene« by Süddeutsche Zeitung, Prinz Magazine and Weltkunst Verlag. For Capriccio, BR and Kulturzeit, 3Sat he created cultural reports. His musical debut `Chicago 77´ was released on Dontstop Records in 2009 and he is frequently playing records in Germany and Europe. In Munich he deejays regularly at Bars and Clubs like Unter Deck, Kismet, Registratur and does the music booking at Goldene Bar/ Haus der Kunst. Apart from this he produces and hosts his weekly radioshow Mjunik Disco Radio Show which was broadcasted in Bavaria on Radio München & Ego FM, as well as Byte FM, Hamburg. He also releases new music productions with Knuggles Recordings and together with Dirk Leyers under the moniker Project01 on labels like Mulemusiq/Endless Flight, nsyde or D-Records. Recently he was asked to start the ENGULF blog for Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, one of the leading international design museums.

Photography: Daniel Mayer

NEW HECKTOR STUFF:


MUSIC:

Project01 - Planet 01 - Mulemusiq/ Endless Flight 72 - soon to be released in spring 2016_


GALLERY:

Engulf Blog, Die Neue Sammlung, International Design Museum_

Curator for RM Base in 2016_


THEATER:

New Kluge/ Hecktor work on robotics and antropomorphism  scheduled for Medien Herbst Munich in October 2016 in cooperation in Platform_


Performance work on substantial bodies and communication_ SCHPLTTLR/VKTRN_txt_fetzen_ |  Mirko Hecktor, Daniel Kluge & Andreas Neumeister_ schwere reiter, Munich_ 04th of October 2015_ 19:30_ 


Performance work with Daniel Kluge for Eurocities/ BMW Welt_ Nov. 14


DISCOSSION | Kreativlabor, Dachauerstraße, Munich, 12.09. - 18.10.2014


The Rui Horta Project | Paneldiscussion w/ Rui Horta | Dieter Buroch | Mirko Hecktor, on the work of Rui Horta and S.O.A.P. Dance Theater, 16.02.14, Stadttheater Giessen


Opening Night | “WE DISAPPEAR“ | Giesche, Hecktor, Kade, Fistarol | SPIELART FESTIVAL, MUNICH, 29.11.13


PRINT:

“Nachtleben Berlin - 1974 bis heute“ (Hg. Farkas, Zwirner, Seidl), Metrolit Verlag, Berlin, Releasedate: 10th of October 2013


Tour:


2015


DREI | Hecktor | Kluge | Letzel | Giesche | Krauss_


- Edith Russ Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany


2014:


WE DISAPPEAR | Giesche | Hecktor | Kade | Fistarol_


  1. -Mousonturm, FFM, Germany

- Theater Bremen, Bremen, GER





Photography: Max Vadukul, Zeit Magazin, 2012