Yannick Harter (*1990 in Worms) is a transmedia artist based in Leipzig. He is interested in digital cultures, technology and their affective potential for societies. For his installations he works with video, sound, objects and VR. Since 2016 he has been studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig, the Art Academy of Latvia in Riga (2018) and Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam (2019). He is one of the founding members of the Leipzig based media-art-collective THISISFAKE. His work has been presented in various international projects and exhibitions. Selected exhibitions: “IN TIME” Obrońców Stalingradu 17 (Szczecin PL), “Semiotics for the Afterlife” D27 (Riga LV), “Unstable Settings” UG Halle 14 (Leipzig DE), “Performing an Art Space”  Kunstraum Lakeside (Klagenfurt AT), “Sound” MEME (Athens GR), “Rencentres Paris/Berlin”, Louvre Auditorium (Paris FR), “Pressing Private Buttons” Rietveld Pavillon (Amsterdam, NL)


Selected Exhibitions


09.2017 Neue Sortierung, Leipzig, VR Exhibition

02.2017 Raum234.bsp, Virtual Gallery project

12.2017 »Open VR Lab« c/o KUNSTPUNKT, Berlin

04.2018 Kaiserwerke Gera, 3D-Animation-Video

05.2018 Sound Performance at Noiselab, Teufelsberg Berlin

10.2018 Semiotics for the Afterlife, D27 Riga

04.2019 Unstable Settings, UG Halle14 Leipzig

05.2019 Sound Installation and Performance, MEME Athens

10.2019 66 Mio Views, Rencontres, Louvre Paris

06.2020 The Bountiful Harvest, Leipzig

10.2020 Authentic Spaces, Nudel Zeitz

11.2020 Pressing Private Buttons, Rietveld Pavillon Amsterdam

01.2021 XENIA hello stranger be my guest, Web/A&O Kunsthalle/Japanisches Palais Dresden




“in time” Closing Publication for an Excursion to Szczecin

“Unstable Settings / Kunst & Immersion” THIS IS FAKE Publication

“Human Particles of the Living Sun” Class Publication for an Excursion to Athens


Lectures / Workshops


2018 Sind andere Welten Möglich¿ Kunst und Immersion – Unity 3D Workshop – HGB Leipzig

2019 Artist Talk – Unstable Settings – UG Halle 14 Leipzig

2020 Authentic Spaces – Unity 3D Workshop – Nudel Zeitz

2019-21 Tutor for Grundstudium Medienkunst

2021 A Messy Interface – Lecture / Workshop Mozilla Hubs – Art Academy Manchester

2021 Total die Wirklichkeit – Lecture – HfbK Dresden