Heidi Hart is an arts researcher, curator, and pracitioner based in Copenhagen, Denmark and in North Carolina, US, with a focus on sound and music in environmental art. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in German Studies from Duke University (2016). Heidi's grants and awards include an ACLS-Mellon fellowship and a Pushcart Prize for poetry. She has published monographs on Hanns Eisler's activist art songs and on music in climate-crisis narrative, as well as numerous articles on sound in environmental art, film, and literature; her book Climate Thanatology has recently been published by Really Simple Syndication Press. Heidi serves as an Art and Humanities Research Fellow at SixtyEight Art Institute in Copenhagen and as a Nonresident Senior Research Fellow in the Environment & Climate sector of the European Center for Populism Studies. In 2022-23 she will complete a research project, "Instruments of Repair," with Crafoord Foundation funding through the Centre for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden.
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