Julia Weißenberg
*1982 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
lives and works in Cologne.


Education


2012 Diploma with Honours, Academy of Media Arts Cologne
under Prof.Dr.Karin Harrasser, Prof.Matthias Müller, Prof.Johannes Wohnseifer
2007-2012 Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany
2005-2007 University of applied science Düsseldorf, communications design, Germany
2016 Autocenter summer school, Workshop with Marco Roso (DIS), HMKV Dortmund

Award / Scholarship

2019 Artist in Residence, Sandnes, Norway
2018
Production Grant, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Ifa)
2018 64. Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Promotional Prize of the NRW Competition
2017 25. Videokunst Förderpreis, Bremen, Germany
2017 Artist in Residence, Goethe Institut Beijing & Geka e.V., Beijing, China
2016 Artist in Residence, Flaggfabrikken Contemporary Art Center, Bergen, Norway
2016 Artist in Residence, geka e.V., Berlin, Germany
2016 Honorable Jury Mention, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Expanded Media Exhibition
2015 Artist in Residence, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, South Korea
2014 Chargesheimer Scholarship (for Media Arts) of the City of Cologne, Germany
2014 NRW Working grant, Schloss Ringenberg, Germany
2013 Art Award 2013 of BAUSTELLE/SCHAUSTELLE - Raum für junge Kunst, Essen, GER
2013 Honorable Jury Mention,Int.Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade,Serbia


Solo Exhibitions / Duo Exhibitions

2018 25.Videokunstförderpreis, with Stefanie Schroeder, GAK Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
2018 Raum D: Digitale Projekte, Schneesturm, Halle für Kunst und Medien Graz (AT
)
2017 DIAMONDS, Julia Weißenberg, Büro für Brauchbarkeit, Cologne
2017 Video of the month, Hartware Medienkunstverein, Dortmund, Germany
2017 Video works | Julia Weißenberg, Goethe Institute, Beijing, China
2017 Alhambra / St.Open, with Selma Gültoprak, Lohsepark, Cologne, Germany
2016 Let's just imitate the real until we find a better one, Matjö, Cologne, Germany
2015 SOFT COMPANY, with Mia Boysen, Ackerstr.24, Düsseldorf, Germany
2015 Re-viewing architecture,Total House, Melbourne, Australia
2014
Concrete Shore, Artothek, Cologne, Germany


Selected Group Exhibitions / Screenings (S)

2019 Behind the Screen, KINDL - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2019
Lust der Täuschung - Von Antiker Kunst bis zur Virtual Reality, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany

2018
Die Stadt dringt in das Haus, Simultanhalle Cologne &M MoMA Moscow , Russia
2018 International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, NRW Competition, Germany (S)

2018 Monitoring, Kasseler Dok- und Videofest, Kunstverein+Kulturbahnhof
2018 Shared Spaces wrong places, Satellit Ausstellungsraum, Berlin, Germany
2018 42. Open Air Film Festival Weiterstadt, Germany (S)
2018 Ciao! Strizzi Artspace, Cologne, Germany
2018 The long now, Museum Goch, Germany

2017
Shared Spaces, Neuer Kunstverein, Aschaffenburg, Germany
2017 The Hot Wire, Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany

2017 Stranger Days, Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer, Vienna, Austria
2017 Smoking Room, Artists Ashtrays, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
2017 A Life Like This, Pix Film Gallery, Toronto, Canada (S)
2017 After School Special, Landmark, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway (S)
2017 Digital Arts Festival, Athens, Greece (S)

2016
Mies van der Rohe, The MoMA Collages, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
2016 - 2 ,Tiefkeller, Art Space, Bonn, Germany
2016 Capri by Night, Offenbachplatz, Schauspiel, Köln (S)
2016 Artist as Curator, FAQ, Bremen, Germany
2016 PAVILLON, Garden of Villa Romana, Florence, Italy
2016 Oberfläche, OXYGEN, Dortmund / Hörde, Germany
2016 62th Int'l Short Film Festival Oberhausen,Distributor’s Screening, CFMDC (S)
2016 Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Expanded Media Exhibition, Stuttgart, Germany
2016 Art on the BIG Screen, Missisauga, Ontario, Canada (S)

2015
The Laocoön Dilemma, Galerie Sturm, Nürnberg, Germany
2015 final_draft, Geumcheon Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
2015 VIDEONALE.scope, Filmpalette, Cologne, Germany (S)
2015 B3 Biennale, wie wir sehen, Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums Frankfurt, GER (S)
2015 11th annual European Short Film Festival at MIT, Boston, USA (S)
2015 61th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany (S)
2015 Snowstorm, SCREEN SPACE, Melbourne, Australia
2015 An Earthquake at the Racetracks, Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro, México
2015 The North, Parallel Productions, Stockholm, Sweden (S)

2014 Monitoring, Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- &Videofest, Kassel, Germany
2014 Marl Video Art Award, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany
2014Ringenberg Biennial, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany
2014 Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York St Marys, York, UK
2014 International Video Art Review THE 02, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran (S)
2014 Int.Video Art Review THE 02, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland (S)
2014 New talents – Biennale, Cologne, Germany (S)
2014 MIA, Comfort Station, Chicago & Pasadena, USA (S)

2013 BAUSTELLE/SCHAUSTELLE - Raum für junge Kunst, Essen, Germany
2013 11th Festival international Signes de Nuit, Paris, France (S)
2013 VIDEONALE.14/Parcours, Künstlerforum Bonn, Germany
2013 Extra, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, Germany
2013 59th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany (S)
2013 International Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia (S)
2013 23th International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (S)
2013 OZON International Video Art Festival, Galeria Rondo Sztuki, Katowice, Poland (S)
2013 22th dokumentART - european Filmfestival, Neubrandenburg/ Szczecin, Germany/Poland (S)

2012 ECHORAUM 6 minus, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany


Selected Catalogues / Articles

2018 Hallstatt erleben - Julia Weißenberg, KubaParis, online Magazine

2018 And she was like: Bäm!, Frauennetzwerk aus Kunst & Design, Strzelecki books, Köln
2018 Shared Spaces, Exhibition catalogue, Ellen Maria Wagner
2017 artfridge, online Magazine, Interviewed by Jürgen Dehm
2017 Auswirkungen auf das reale Leben, Carina Bukuts, Schirnmag, GER
2017 DIAMONDS - Julia Weißenberg, KubaParis, online Magazine, GER
2017 Stranger Days: Frankensteins smarte Nachkommen, Der Standard, Austria
2017 Mies van der Rohe, Montage Collage, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Koenig Books, GER
2017 Varianten moderner Objektkultur, Jürgen Kisters, Kölner Stadtanzeiger, GER
2017 The Hot Wire, Exhibition Catalogue, Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten, Marl, GER
2015 Concrete Shore, Catalogue, Artothek, Cologne, GER
2014 Marl Media Art Awards 2013/14, Exhibition Catalogue, Wienand Verlag, GER
2014 New Talents Biennale - Catalogue, Cologne, GER
2012 ECHORAUM Exhibition catalogue, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, GER


Distribution

CFMDC - Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

Teaching
Digressive Hunting, Workshop & Talk, Akademie der Bildenden Künste Munich

Curating

2015 AND IN THE MEANTIME A LATTE MACCHIATO, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany
Group Show featuring video works by Johanna Billing, Persijn Broersen& Margit Lukács,
David Hahlbrock& Robert Olawuyi, Jan Hoeft, Alwin Lay, Inge Meijer, Jana Kerima Stolzer, Britta Thie