Program YCI 2014 participant
Heidi Ballet is a Belgian independent curator and researcher based in Berlin. She is curating the 4th edition of Brussels Cologne Contemporaries in January 2015 in Brussels and is currently working as a research curator for the traveling exhibition project After Year Zero (produced by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin). She has worked as an assistant curator for the 2012 Taipei Biennial Modern Monsters: Death and Life of Fiction and the Seoul and Beirut iterations of Animism (2013 and 2014). She curated exhibitions like Let The Body Be Electric, Let There Be Whistleblowers (co-curated with Anselm Franke) at Dan Gunn Gallery, Berlin (2014), The Visitor (co-curated with Sonia Dermience) at HISK, Ghent (2011) and The Encounter at Jan Mot, Brussels (2011). From 2008 until 2012 she worked as a gallery director at Jan Mot and from 2007 until 2011 she was part of the Brussels-based curatorial collective Komplot.