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

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

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
2014 Aesthetica Art Prize, shortlisted, York, UK
2013 Art Award 2013 of BAUSTELLE/SCHAUSTELLE - Raum für junge Kunst, Essen, GER
2013 Honorable Jury Mention,Int.Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade,Serbia


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS (S)

2017
DIAMONDS, Julia Weißenberg, Büro für Brauchbarkeit, Cologne Solo
Shared Spaces, Neuer Kunstverein, Aschaffenburg, Germany

The Hot Wire, Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany

Alhambra / St.Open, with Selma Gültoprak, Lohsepark, Cologne, Germany Duo Show
Video works | Julia Weißenberg, Goethe Institute, Beijing, China Solo
Stranger Days, Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer, Vienna, Austria
Video of the month, Hartware Medienkunstverein, Dortmund, Germany

A Life Like This, Pix Film Gallery, Toronto, Canada (S)
After School Special, Landmark, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway (S)
Digital Arts Festival, Athens, Greece (S)

2016

Let's just imitate the real until we find a better one, Matjö - Raum für
junge Kunst, Cologne, Germany Solo

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

2015
SOFT COMPANY, with Mia Boysen, Ackerstr.24, Düsseldorf, Germany Duo Show
The Laocoön Dilemma, Galerie Sturm, Nürnberg, Germany
final_draft, Geumcheon Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
VIDEONALE.scope, Filmpalette, Cologne, Germany (S)
B3 Biennale, wie wir sehen, Kino des Deutschen Filmmuseums Frankfurt, GER (S)
11th annual European Short Film Festival at MIT, Boston, USA (S)
61th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany (S)
NITE ART at Total House, Melbourne, Australia Solo
Snowstorm, SCREEN SPACE, Melbourne, Australia
An Earthquake at the Racetracks, Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro, México
The North, Parallel Productions, Stockholm, Sweden (S)

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

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

2012 ECHORAUM 6 minus, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany


SELECTED CATALOGUES / PUBLICATIONS
2017 artfridge, online Magazine, Interviewed by Jürgen Dehm
2017 Stranger Days: Frankensteins smarte Nachkommen, Der Standard, Austria
2017 Mies van der Rohe, Montage Collage, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Koenig Books, GER
2015 Concrete Shore, Catalogue, Artothek, Cologne, GER
2014 Marl Media Art Awards 2013/14, Exhibition Catalogue, GER
2014 New Talents Biennale - Catalogue, Cologne, GER
2012 ECHORAUM Exhibition catalogue, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, GER

DISTRIBUTION
CFMDC - Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

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