Received his MA in visual communication from the Folkwang School in Essen. His work in photography and film has been exhibited and awarded worldwide and he received several stipends. For many years he has been engaged as teacher at Bilder Nordic School of Photography and is Ambassador for Leica in Norway. Heinisch lives and works in Oslo and is working on several personal and commercial long term projects.
Received his MA from the Royal College of Art in London. A Bradford Fellow at the National Media Museum, England, his work has been widely exhibited around the world, including the Tate Gallery London, Arles Photographic festival, and the Macro Testaccio Rome. He currently works as a teacher at the Bilder Nordic School and undertakes commercial assignments as well as working on his own projects. His first monograph “I Belong Jarrow” was published in 2012 by Schilt.