Heinz Mack (*1931 in Lollar, Germany), founded the artist group ZERO together with Otto Piene in 1957. Light and Space stand at the center of his work that encompasses a huge range of artistic media. Mack is particularly well-known for his various light works, amongst others his light installations in the desert. He lives and works in Mönchengladbach, Germany, and in Ibiza, Spain.