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Olaf Heine
Photographer

Olaf Heine is best known for his detailed, carefully staged, photographic portraits of artists, actors, and athletes.

His images appeared on countless album covers and on large editorial spreads in premier publications. He has photographed for international advertising campaigns and shot dozens of music videos.

As a photographer, Olaf has published three books‚ Leaving the Comfort Zone, I Love You But I’ve Chosen Rock, and Brazil, and had numerous exhibitions, including solo shows at the camera work gallery in Berlin, the Clark-Oshin Gallery in Los Angeles and the Noorderlicht Gallery in Groningen. His photographic works are part of prestigious museums and major art collections.

Olaf Heine
Photographer

Olaf Heine is best known for his detailed, carefully staged, photographic portraits of artists, actors, and athletes.

His images appeared on countless album covers and on large editorial spreads in premier publications. He has photographed for international advertising campaigns and shot dozens of music videos.

As a photographer, Olaf has published three books‚ Leaving the Comfort Zone, I Love You But I’ve Chosen Rock, and Brazil, and had numerous exhibitions, including solo shows at the camera work gallery in Berlin, the Clark-Oshin Gallery in Los Angeles and the Noorderlicht Gallery in Groningen. His photographic works are part of prestigious museums and major art collections.

  • Ritual in Transfigured Time
    Mar 22 – May 26, 2024
    NW
    Aalst, Belgium
    The new NW is inaugurated with the opening exhibition Ritual in Transfigured Time, named after the 1946 short film of the same name by Maya Deren (Kiev, 1917–New York, 1961). Deren, whose life was driven by a desire for freedom, was a guiding light for us in devising the exhibition and film programme, as well as the principles of our revitalised organisation: dialogue, collaboration, experiment and the breaking down of boundaries. (more…)