~ in the fields is an artistic partnership between artists Nicole Heidtke and Stefan Baumberger, founded in Edinburgh in 2005. Since then, they have received commissions for public artworks from across the UK, and in 2010 they won the Berlin University of the Arts Award for Interdisciplinary Art and Science for their work ink.
~ in the fields are former Artists in Residence at the Highland Hospice, Inverness and were awarded the Scottish Arts Council New Media Residency and the alt-w award for their research project floc, which was based on the bird island Bass Rock and gannets’ migration. Their work has been shown in London and as part of touring exhibitions across Scotland.
Nicole previously taught at the Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany, founding the pioneering Masters programme in Media Architecture there. Stefan has conducted research at the Institute for Advanced Media Arts and Sciences, Ogaki, Japan.
They are currently Artists in Residence at the University College London Environment Institute.