About the Artist
Hera was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1981. Starting at the age of eight, she has a classic art education and later studied Visual Communication and Graphic Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden.
Hera became internationally known after joining forces with Falk Lehmann in 2004, merging their names and styles to collaborate as HERAKUT? HERA and AKUT. Widely considered the leading German street artist duo, having exhibited in galleries and art fairs worldwide (including in France, Gaza, Germany, and Jordan, among many others), creating over 100 public murals, publishing two successful books (2009’s The Perfect Merge and 2011’s After The Laughter), and having their work in major collections around the world. Plus, HERAKUT’s live festival showings include Glastonbury in the UK and Coachella in the USA and their work made an appearance at the Dalai Lama’s Happy 80th Birthday celebration in the USA.