Natalia Hecht

Natalia Hecht is a Community Artist, Psychologist, Participatory Curation and Cultural Evaluation Expert from Argentina living in Vienna. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of participatory arts. At the core of her artistic practice are participatory co-creation and learning processes with communities. As an artist she works with a transmedial artistic approach including any artistic language that might be relevant, resonant and available for a community. She is interested in observing how different forms of art, dialogue with each other. She facilitates art projects that involve performance, collective drawings, photography, writing, sculpture, dance, public space interventions, among other forms. Her projects explore central topics such as connection, emotions, diversity, migration, transculturality, human rights, self-representation, environmental awareness and collective change through the arts.
Natalia has specialised in designing and leading curation and evaluation processes in the art and cultural sector with an art-based, discrimination sensitive, participatory approach.
In her work, participatory curation and learning processes take a central role in supporting art and cultural organizations in opening themselves to diversity and anchoring these changes in sustainable ways.
She has been part of Brunnenpassage Team for many years developing artistic projects and leading curation and evaluation processes as well as an active member of the network of experts of D/Arts.

Natalia Hecht