Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrik Heltoft

Miljohn Ruperto (b. 1971, Manila, Philippines) is a cross-disciplinary artist working across photography, cinema, performance, and digital animation. His work refers to historical and anecdotal occurrences and speculates on the nature of assumed facts and the construction of truth.

Ruperto received his M.F.A. from Yale University, and his B.A. in Art Practice from University of California, Berkeley. Ruperto has exhibited his work at numerous venues, including: Singapore Biennial (2019); Industrial Biennial, Croatia; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); Kadist, San Francisco (2017); ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2016–17); Para-Site, Hong Kong (2016); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2016). 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.