About the artist
Akiro Hellgardt was born in 1973 in Hannover, Germany. From 1997– 2003 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, and from 2001 – 2002 at the Valand School of Fine Arts in Göteborg. From 2009 – 2012 postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne. He lives and works in Cologne.