Heider’s artistic approach is defined by the fascination with language and human interaction. She is inspired by communication with herself and others through sharing things happening in dreams, the relationship between objects and the floor or surfaces, and the idea of transcending the construct of shame. Besides writing and publishing mainly prose, she also works in film. Heider has participated in various projects and exhibitions, including performances and installations. In her paintings, she explores the deconstruction of feelings and the questions of their connotation.
Ekaterina Heider was born in Siberia, in 1990, where she spent her childhood. She is an Austrian-based artist, writer and actor.Heider is currently completing her master’s degree in creative writing at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.