Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrik Heltoft

Biography

Miljohn Ruperto (b. 1971 Manila, the Philippines) received his M.F.A. from Yale University in 2002 and his B.A., studio art from University of California, Berkeley in 1999. Ruperto has exhibited his work internationally at numerous venues, including: Geomancies, at REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); What We Know that We Don’t Know, Kadist, San Francisco (2017); Afterwork, ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2016) and Para-Site, Hong Kong (2016); Nervous Systems, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2016); The As-if Principle, Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Austria (2015); 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Janus, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library, Saskatchewan, Canada; Made in L.A., Hammer Museum. Ruperto lives and works in Los Angeles.

Ulrik Heltoft (b. 1973 Svendborg, Denmark) received his M.F.A. in sculpture from Yale University in 2001 and studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Secession, Vienna; Aarhus Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark; Raucci Santamaria, Naples; Willfried Lentz Gallery, Rotterdam; Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen; Kirkhoff, Copenhagen; and CPH Kunsthal, Copenhagen. Heltoft’s work has been featured in notable group exhibitions at: Whitechapel Project Space, London; Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Austria; Whitney Museum for American Art, New York; Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alhersum/Föhr; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp; New Museum, New York; Murray Guy, New York; Binz39, Zürich; and participant inc, New York. Heltoft is currently an associate professor at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Laboratory for Photography. The artist lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, the artists’ ongoing collaborative photo series based on the botanical renderings in the Voynich Manuscript is represented by Koenig & Clinton, Brooklyn.