In his work Heiko Zahlmann puts his visionary images, typography and ornament, into a visual artistic
language. The depicted lettering will be treated by a prosess of transformation and deformation. At
least, readability is not intended. The desired result is exactly this stage of abstraction what is typical
for Zahlmanns ´writing´.
Finally you can see it, you probably can not read it, but it invites you to an interpretation. Depending
on the temper of the viewer one can see it as a simple ornament or as a challenge to communicate
Zahlmann rather uses solid walls instead of traditional canvases for his works. This stands
for permanence, stability and urbanism. On the other hand a lightness and dynamic is given by
the artistic construction of the depicted material and at the same time taking care of an inspiring
The artist Heiko Zahlmann is well known for his site specific installations. His works can mainly be
found in urban situations of various cities.
Heiko Zahlmann will be part of the Knotenpunkt 14 Urbanart Festival in Hamburg
Affenfaust Galerie presents:
02.10. - 05.10. | Kolbenhof | knotenpunkt.net/
1010, AITCH (RO), ALEXANDER ZISSOU, ALEX DIAMOND, AMANDINE URRUTY (FR), ANDREA WAN (CAN), ANTON UNAI, BASE TWENTYTHREE, BENE ROHLMANN, BJÖRN HOLZWEG, BOJE ARNDT KIESIEL, BRETT FLANIGAN (USA), CLEMENT COUDERC (F), DARKO CARAMELLO, DOPPELDENK, DXTR, EL BOCHO, ELMAR LAUSE, ELSA DESSARPS (F), FABIAN WOLF, FLYING FÖRTRESS, GOLDEN GREEN, HADRIEN ALVAREZ (F), HEIKO ZAHLMANN, JOYS (IT), JULIA BENZ, JULIETTE DÈJOUÈ (F), KI YOON KO, LAURENCE VALLIÈRES (CAN), LOOK, MARKUS GENESIUS, MATHIAS SCHECH (F), MONOM, MYMO, NELIO (F), NICOLAS BARROME (F), NICOLAS FRÉMION (F), NICOLAS NICOLINI (F), NONSKI, NYCHOS (AT), OTECKI (PL), PUSH, RIOT 1394, ROMAN KLONEK, SADDO (RO), SINA GREINERT, SINYOUNG PARK (KOR), SZUM A.K.A. STACHUSZUMSKI (PL), TOBIAS KROEGER, VERMIBUS, VICTOIRE DECAVELE (F), VIDAM, WE ARE VISUAL, WOLFGANG KRELL, YOOREE YANG (KOR), ZIPPER DIE RAKETE
The Knotenpunkt14 – festival starts with a Mural-Kick-Off in september.
Exhibition runs from the 2nd october until the 5th october. Location: Kolbenhof / Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, Germany.
Please sign up under firstname.lastname@example.org.
Max. 20 persons per tour. 5 € fee. Timetable see below.
Exhibition 5 €
Exhibition and Club 12 €
Club 10 €
Friday: DJ Dynamite, Deo&Z-Man, Steve David
Saturday: DJ Phono
Video: Daniel Feistenauer http://www.danielfeistenauer.de + Flo Nickel http://www.flonickel.de