Gargonza Arts

Ein Projekt von INTERARTES

Artists in Residence 2016


Photo: Andreas Eduardo Frank

Andreas Eduardo Frank (*1987) is composer and guitarist.
He has studied with Erik Oña, Robert HP Platz, Marton Illes and Jürgen Ruck in Würzburg (DE) and Basel (CH).

His work ranges from music for solists to orchestral pieces, often including electronics and video. Elements of „theatre muscial" and subtle choreographics, as well as visuals through staging and video are part of a genuine style, he has been developing in collaboration with emerging instrumentalists and artists.

Andreas has been awarded several prizes and scholarships.
The most recent beeing the scholarship program „Akadamie Musiktheater Heute 2015-17, from Deutsche Bank Stiftung". He has also been nominated for the Gargonza Arts Awards 2016 - combined with a 3 month residency in Tuscany - and Ensemble Proton (Bern) has comissioned a new piece for their 2017 Season.

Since September 2015 he studies in the Master program at the elektronische Studio Basel with Prof. Erik Oña and Volker Böhm.

Website of Andreas Eduardo Frank




Photo: Therese Friedmann

Christiane Heidrich was born in 1995 in Karlsruhe. Since 2013 she studies fine arts at the Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart under the mentorship of Prof. Rolf Bier and Prof. Rainer Ganahl. 2014/2015 she has studied at the department of Language Arts (Creative Writing) at University of Applied Arts Vienna as well.

Among others she received the Scheffelpreis by literary society Karlsruhe, the "Jugend-Lyrik-Preis" by the city Stuttgart and was award winner of "Treffen Junger Autoren" in 2011. Publications appeared in STILL No. 2, Bella Triste 40 und Lyrik von Jetzt 3.


Fine Arts

Jan Hoeft (b. 1981) combines different techniques like photography, video, performances and public interventions to create his concise and often ironic works. Through his pieces he systematically analyzes our contemporary globalized world from different perspectives. He is a graduate of the Jan Van Eyck Academy Maastricht and the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. He is based in Cologne.

Website of Jan Hoeft




Photo: Vernika Lüttig

Florian Krewer was born in 1986 in Gerolstein. After finishing his career training as a painter he studied architectur in cologne from 2008 until 2011. He passed his master´s degree with an award. Since 2011 he studies fine arts/painting at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in the class of Peter Doig. Florians solo-exhibition "boogie nights" took part recently in the exhibition-space tomdickorharry in Düsseldorf.