Julius von Bismarck

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1983 Born in Breisach am Rhein, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
2003 Diploma in Berlin
2005 Student of visual communication at the UdK Berlin, Germany
2006 Student at Digitalen Klasse by Prof. Joachim Sauter at UdK Berlin, Germany
2007 Student at the MFA-Programm of Hunter College New York, USA
2009 Universität der Künste Berlin, Institut für Raumexperimente professor Olafur Eliasson
2012 - 2013 Universität der Künste Berlin, Institut für Raumexperimente professor Olafur Eliasson


grants | awards | residencies
2017 Junge Stadt sieht Junge Kunst, Prize of the City of Wolfsburg , Germany
2013 IBB Photography Award, Berlin, Germany
2011 Prix aec Collide@CERN, Linz, Austria, CERN, Switzerland
2010 Beep Electronic Art Award, Spain
2009 Award Prix Ars Electronica with the Perpetual Storrytelling Apparatus, Austria
Selection of the Jury - Japan Media Arts Festival 09, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Award Golden Nica with the Image Fulgurator at Prix Ars Electronica, Austria


solo exhibitions
2017 Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany (upcoming)
Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA (upcoming)
2016 Approximately Three Dimensions, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
2015 Tiere sind dumm und Pflanzen noch viel dümmer, Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany
Landscape Painting, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA
2014 History Apparatus, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
2013 This is so romantic, IMO Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Unfall am Mittelpunkt Deutschlands, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
Les bêtes sont bêtes et les plantes le sont encore plus, Galerie Ilka Bree,Bordeaux, France
2012 Punishment I, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
LE DICTATEUR : These Peanuts are Bullets, Family Business, New York, USA
2011 5 Minute Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2009 Kapelica Gallery, Ljulijana, Slovenia


group exhibitions
2017 Unter Waffen. Fire & Forget 2, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Small - an exploration of miniature, SEXAUER Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2016 Desert Now, with Julian Charriere and Felix Kiessling, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, US
Über die Unmöglichkeit des Seins, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
In Space No One Can Hear Your Laugh, Galleria Giovanni Bonelli, Milano, Italy
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
From Science to Fiction, Florian Christopher, Zurich, Switzerland
Art Cologne, New Contemporaries with alexander levy, Berlin
+ultra. Gestaltung schafft wissen, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Objects in mirror might be closer than they appear, Villa Bernasconi, Grand-Lancy, Geneva, Switzerland
Back to the Land, Studio La Città, Verona, Italy
5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Trekhgornaya Manufaktura, Moscow, Russia
2015 Artissima, Turin, Italy, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, US
Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Stranger than Paradise, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Group Show V, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
INVENTO / AS REVOLUCOES QUE NOS INVENTARAM, OCA Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
In the Land of the Blind The One Eyed Man Loses Sight, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Knust Kunz , Munich, Germany
Fire and Forget, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
8th Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
OPENING ON THE FOAM, Schloss Sacrow, Potsdam, Germany
The Future of Memory, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
ZONA MACO, with Julian Charrière, Mexico City, Mexico
Beuys ohne Hut - Karin Székessy fotografiert Künstler, Horst-Janssen- Museum, Oldenburg, Germany
2014 Screening: Julius von Bismarck, Fabian Knecht, S.T.Paul, alexander levy, Berlin, Germany
ONE TORINO: SHIT AND DIE, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, Italy
Future Nows Festival, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Pencil / Line / Eraser, Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK
Der schwarze Hund, Gesellschaft der Freunde junger Kunst, Baden Baden, Germany
Lichtwark revisited Künstler sehen Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle,Hamburg, Germany
Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Academy, Cocos Island, Costa Rica
ONE PLACE NEXT TO ANOTHER, Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art,Moscow, Russia
History Apparatus, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany
I CAN’T CONTROL MYSELF, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
CLOCKWORK, Oben, Vienna, Austria
Die Eigenheit der Dinge, Franz Josefs Kai 3, Vienna, Austria
2013 Internationales Festival der Landschafts Objekte ARCHSTOYANIE 2013,Kaluga Region, Russia
BERLIN . STATUS [ 2 ], Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
TEA, National Museum Contemporary Art, Taichung, Taiwan
lets invent a language to narrate my story, Dienstgebäude, Zürich, Switzerland
Ich bin dein Nachbar, Bromer Art Collection, Roggwill, Switzerland
Skulpturenprojekt Wallanlage / Stade, Stade, Germany
Berlin Masters, Arndt, Berlin, Germany
Public Abstraction Private Construction VI VII, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
LE DICTATEUR : UN HOMME JUST EST QUAND MEME UN HOMME MORT, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2012 Raumtrigger, taiga, St. Petersburg, Russia
13th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, a collaboration with Julian Charrière, supported by Vogt Landscape Architects Ltd., Venice, Italy
APO-CALYPSE, Montraux, Switzerland
Handlungsbereitschaft - Skizze einer Generation am Ende der Geschichte (2. Aufl.), Kunstsaele, Berlin, Germany
Grosses Feld, Institut für Raumexperimente, Janmeda, Addis Ababa, Ethopia
Glasauge, Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin, Germany
Addis Fotofest, Institut für Raumexperimente, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Syabi, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Raum #6, Zurich, Switzerland
Weltausstellung, Flughafen Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany
Life Clock, Den Frie center of contemporary art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cyberarts 12, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Photoespana (Julius von Bismarck & Santiago Serra),Madrid, Spain
2011 URO, IMO Gallery, Copenhagen, Danmark
Electron Festival, Genf, Switzerland
Kackwald, Nation of Gondwana piece de resistance, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, Netherlands
TGM, Munich, Germany
mpakt, Utrecht, Netherlands
solaresdellearti, Milano, Italy
Almost Cinema, Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium
Seeing/Knowing, Gund Gallery, Gambier, USA
Index, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland
Handlungsbereitschaft - Skizze einer Generation am Ende der Geschichte, Berlin, Germany
2010 Electrified 02, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Transmediale 2010, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Germany
Reflective Interventions, Gallery Art Claim Impulse, Berlin, Germany
Provinz, Lindau, Germany
Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Danmark
Schift, Basel, Switzerland
Geist III, Berlin, Germany
Stadt am Rande, Today Arte Museum, Beijing, China
Hardware, Kunstverein Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
lets start to implement litle errors, Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin, Germany
StreetArtGallerie, Berlin, Germany
Electrified 02, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Persistance of Vision - Fact, Liverpool, UK
2009 Illustrative 09, Berlin, Germany
Agents & Provocateurs, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, Hungary
My Map Is Not Your Map Arteleku, San Sebastian, Spain
Cyberarts 09, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Geist, Berlin, Germany
Bilderschlachten, European Media Art Festival, Museum für Industriekultur Osnabrück, Germany
Pixelache 09 - Kiasma, Museum of Modern Art Helsinki, Finland
Artefact - BEHIND THE IMAGE | THE IMAGE BEHIND, Stuk
Kunstencentrum Leuven, Belguim
The Infuancers, Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Spain
Japan Media Arts Festival 09 - Tokyo, Japan
UM - festival, Lisabon, Portugal
Mediascot, Edinburg, Scottland
Beeldfestival, Rotterdam, Neatherlands
Fotofolgen, HFBK, Hamburg, Germany
2008 HU-Berlin, Institut für Physik, Quantenoptik, Berlin, Germany
Medienfassaden Festival 08, Berlin, Germany
Cyberarts 08, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
Pixelache 08 - Kiasama, Museum of Modern Art Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Social intervention, Gallery Sangsangmadang Seoul, Korea


works in public collections
Beep Electronic Art Collection
Fundación Televisa
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León
Stadtgalerie Wolfsburg