My work as a curator is highly collaborative and exploratory. I am interested in new methods of selecting work -- from ouija boards to dowsing rods -- and creative or unconventional themes, from alternative ways to use different media to themes like alien visitation, impossibility and failure.
Poems for a street corner
in conjunction with the Art of the City Street Fest. Seattle, WA, August 1, 2015. Curated by Ted Hiebert & Kat Seidemann.
Poems for a Street Corner asked local poets and writers to create new works in response to the idea of the Seattle Pioneer Square streets.
Noxious Sector Projects
312 S. Washington St. Seattle, WA. 2011-2013
Noxious Sector Projects was a storefront gallery in the Tashiro Kaplan Arts Complex in Seattle, WA, and exhibited projects that creatively challenged the boundaries between the imaginary and the everyday.
Welcome Back Ye Annunaki
Open Space Artist-Run Centre, Victoria, Canada. Nov. 16, 2012 - Dec. 21, 2012. Curated by Ted Hiebert & Doug Jarvis
Welcome Back Ye Annunaki invited artists to respond to the question of how they would host an alien visitor to the planet Earth.
Shift in Perspective
Shift Collaborative Studio, Seattle, WA. December 6-22, 2012. Curated by Ted Hiebert & Cass Nevada
Exhibition curated for Shift Collaborative Studio as a meditation on shifting perspectives in the year 2012. With works by Jeff Curtis, Jessica Kreutter and Tyna Ontko.
More Often Than Always / Less Often Than Never
Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, Canada. Nov. 25, 2010 - Jan. 23, 2011. Curated by Ted Hiebert & Doug Jarvis
An exhition exploring the idea of 'pataphysics as a science of imaginary solution, framed through the challenge to think beyond statistical probabilities.
Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, Canada. August 28 - October 3, 2009. Curated by David Cecchetto & Ted Hiebert
An exhibition juxtaposing the work of a visual artist working with sound and a sound artist working with sculpture and robotics. With works by William Brent and Ellen Moffat.
World Telekinesis Competition
Held at various galleries and studios between 2008-12. Hosted by Ted Hiebert and Doug Jarvis
An annual competition held every year between 2008 and 2012 in which teams from around the world were invited to compete to telekinetically influence the behavior of a candle.
Dowsing for Failure
Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, Canada. November 24, 2006 - January 20, 2007. Curated by Doug Jarvis & Ted Hiebert
An exhibition that invited artists working with questions of failure and unintended consequences. Dowsing rods were used to curate the final selection of participants. With works by Benjamin Bellas, Nate Larson, Gordon Lebredt, Daniel Olson, Mike Paget, June Pak and Anthony Schrag
Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, Canada. October 13 - November 10, 2006. Curated by Tamsin Clark & Ted Hiebert
A meditation on photography and vulnerability. With works by Isabelle Hayeur and Jennifer Long.
Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, Canada. April 7 - May 6, 2006. Curated by Tamsin Clark & Ted Hiebert
An exploration of models, representation and the real. With works by Chris Gillespie, Toni Hafkenscheid, Duncan MacKenzie and Tim van Wijk.