Prof. Heiner Blum
Geleitsstraße, room 103
Dean for Academic Affairs
Heiner Blum (born in 1959 in Stuttgart) lives and works in Offenbach/Main. From 1977 until 1983 he studied Visual Communication at Kassel University under Gunter Rambow, Floris M. Neusüss, Klaus Honnef, Wolfgang Kemp and Peter Weibel. In 1981 he was awarded the Otto Steinert Prize by the German Photography Society (DGPh). 1988 residence at Villa Massimo in Rome with a scholarship from the German Academy; 1991 Cité Internationale des Arts scholarship, Paris. 1991 until 1992 teaching assignments at Trier University of Applied Sciences. 1992 Siemens project scholarship from the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe. In 1993 he received the Karl Ströher Prize from the Museum of Modern Art (MMK), Frankfurt/Main, and in 1995 the Prize of the State of Baden Württemberg. In 1996 he was visiting professor at the University of the Arts in Bremen. In 2009 he was awarded the Reinhold Kurth Prize by the 1822 Foundation and was visiting professor and artist in residence at the Cultural Foundations of Social Integration Center of Excellence at the University of Konstanz. Since 2012 he has been Associate Director and Collaborating Artist of the Institute of Social Choreography, Frankfurt/Main. In 2013 he founded the Institute of Sound Research in cooperation with the Städel Academy in Frankfurt and the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen.
Since 1997 he has been Professor of Experimental Spatial Concepts at HfG Offenbach.
Robert Johnson Theory
Heiner Blum and Patrick Raddatz
Robert Johnson Theory is an event of the Offenbach Academy of Art and Design in cooperation with the Robert Johnson Club. Prof. Heiner Blum and Patrick Raddatz present prominent, expert guests - sound specialists, musicians, authors, DJs - with lectures on club culture, production and reception of electronic music. The entrance is free.
The Institute for Sound Research
Heiner Blum: artistic direction | Patrick Raddatz: operational direction, curation, research
The Institute for Sound Research, founded in 2013 by Heiner Blum, promotes artistic audio productions and producers. The focus is on experimental and electronic sound productions in the fields of track, installation, radio play, performance and concert. In lectures, workshops, sessions and excursions the IfK supports the transfer of knowledge in the field of sound research and creates inspiring new possibilities. The IfK-Studios provide a creative space for cross-border experiments.
ROBERT JOHNSON THEORY 28
In cooperation with Heiner Blum from HfG Offenbach ROBERT JOHNSON THEORIE ipresents a casual succession of prominent, expert guests – sound specialists, musicians, authors, DJs – with talks on club culture and the production and reception of electronic music. On 6 December,...
Hanne Darboven and Chloé in the Städel
"To mark the presentation of four large-format works by German Concpt artist Hanne Darboven in the Metzler Foyer on 5 December, 2014 from 8 p.m. the Städel in Frankfurt is devoting itself to the work of the great minimalist. During this event Heiner Blum, Professor of...
ROBERT JOHNSON THEORY 27
In cooperation with Heiner Blum from HfG Offenbach, ROBERT JOHNSON THEORIE presnts in casual succession prominent, expert guests – sound specialists, musicians, authors, DJs – with lectures on the topic of club culture, production and reception of electronic music. On 22...
ROBERT JOHNSON THEORY 26
In cooperation with Heiner Blum from HfG Offenbach ROBERT JOHNSON THEORIE presents a series of talks by prominent, experts – sound specialists, musicians, authors, DJs – on club culture, production and reception of electronic music. On 1 November, 2014 it's the turn of...
ROBERT JOHNSON THEORY 25
In cooperation with Heiner Blum from HfG Offenbach ROBERT JOHNSON THEORIE presents a series of talks given by prominent, experts – sound specialists, musicians, authors, DJs. The topics: club culture, the production and reception of electronic music. On 4 October, 2014 Alex...