Photography: Daniel Mayer

NEW HECKTOR STUFF:


MUSIC:


Commissioned composition for a radio play, WDR 3, 2021


Fuel Moon - Intergalactic Party out on Alternative Fakten Vol. II March 2021


Trippycal Records Munich label launch by Mirko Hecktor & Rosa Kammermeier, 2019


Project01 Remix for Santonio D Records, Detroit, 2019


GALLERY/ MUSEUM:


Project Coordination/ Management International Competition KINO DER KUNST 2020


Counterculture: Cazal Eyeware meets American Hip Hop, Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, 2019


THEATER:


New Kluge/ Hecktor work on robotics and antropomorphism  scheduled for 2021 



PRINT:


Mjunik Disco. Münchner Soundproduktion im internationalen Zusammenhang. Commissioned research by Münchner Stadtmuseum for a catalogue of the „Nacht“ exhibition, München 2021









Photography: Max Vadukul, Zeit Magazin, 2012

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

He studied ballet at Hochschule für Musik und Theater, München as well as 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, Haus der Kunst, München, 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 lifestyle magazine `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 and for WDR 3 Open Sounds/ Studio Akustische Kunst he worked as a music editor and producer. 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. Until 2017 he produced and hosted his weekly radio show 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 Tokyo‘s Mulemusiq/Endless Flight, nsyde or D-Records from Detroit. Recently he was asked to start the ENGULF blog for Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, one of the leading international design museums.