Craig Havens (US/DE) is a visual artist working in the lens-based media of photography, video, installation and projection. He lives and works in Los Angeles and Berlin. His practice is concerned with expanding the function of photographic and moving images beyond the role of documentary monuments through the use of counter monumental strategies derived from post-war German public sculptural practice.
Havens’ Artwork has been exhibited internationally in such venues as the Weserburg-Museum für moderne Kunst in Bremen/Germany, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp/Belgium, the Armory Biennial in Los Angeles/California, the Nanjing International Biennale in Nanjing/China, the Sariev Contemporary Gallery in Sofia/Bulgaria, the Heritage Arts Space in Hanoi/Vietnam, the Goethe Institute in Johannesburg/South Africa, the Brugge Triennial in Brugge/Belgium and Galerie Andreas Schmidt in Berlin/Germany. He has also created award-winning imagery for numerous commerce clients including: Rolling Stone Magazine, Huck Magazine/UK, Wired Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Comcast Communications, Mandalay Bay Resorts/Las Vegas, Sony Studios/Hollywood, and the City of Los Angeles among many others.