Sebastian Heiner - Contemporary Art Rugs

Based on motifs from paintings by the painter Sebastian Heiner, the designer Michael Wruck has created a series of ten tapestries, which have now been made into carpets by the renowned textile company, JAB Anstoetz. Both artists are based in Berlin. In 2018 Heiner created a series of oil paintings titled “Moloch City” in which he processed his impressions of the mega-cities Bangkok, Beijing and Shanghai into dystopian dream sequences centred on the confrontation between cubistically shaped high priests and aggressive, armed robots. Wruck takes the story one step further: weary of their chaotic surroundings and society as a whole, the colourfully clad figures devised by Heiner develop a yearning for other, more highly developed, extraterrestrial civilisations. Read more

Watch the making of Series A