julia kissina


Solo exhibitions:

2018 Conspiracy. Gallery BLA. Colony of Artists Wedding. Berlin

2017 Metaphysics vs. Politics II. Project by Julie August. Berlin - Buenos Aires

2016 Komplexraum #15. General Public. Berlin

2015 Metaphysics versus Politics-I. Gallery BLA. Colony of Artists Wedding. Berlin.

2014 Animal magnetism. Gallery Brian Herlihy. County Kerry. Ireland

2013 Secret Rituals. Julia Kissina and Caro Surkemper. Hartwig Gallery. Rugen

2012 Komplexraum #2. Julia Kissina and Lucy Powell. Curator Mj Ourtilane. General Public. Berlin

2011 Meteorites on the sledges. Gallery Berlin-weekly. Metaphysics vs. Politics. Factory. 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Parallel program

2010 Shadows cast people. Gallery Pobeda. Moscow. Shadows cast people. Gallery 18M. Berlin. Conversation with Alexandra Exter. Art Kiev. Art Armory. Ukraine. Special project.

2008 I see something what you don’t. Gallery Bereznitsky. Berlin. The Dead Artists Society. Project k48 Offensive für zeitgenössische Wahrnehmung. Vienna

2007 The Fantom of the Art. Gallery 18M. Berlin. Workshop of the Serious Art. Kassel Kunstverein (program by Documenta 12). Gourmets and predators. Gallery of Vera Pogodina. Moscow. Leonardo vs. Pollock. General Public. Berlin. Conference with Malevich. The New Tretjakow Gallery in the Art-House. Moscow

2006 Fluxus: The Invisible Teacher. Gallery 18m. Berlin.

2005 Pedigree Pur. Gallery Forward! Berlin. Election posters. Gallery Forward! Berlin

2004 Toys. Osram House in Munich. Live and Enjoy in Germany. Zagreus project. Art Berlin

2003 Electronic Confession. The Attempt to Kidnap the Composer Stockhausen. Art and Crime. Hebbel Theatre. Berlin

2002 Awake! Art Frankfurt. Julia Kissina and Michael Michelmeyer. Photogallery Vienna

2001 Protein. The Church of the Savior Mainz. Ornament and crime. Anita Beckers Gallery. Frankfurt am Main

2000 Protein. Grassi Museum. Leipzig. Toys. Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF) Frankfurt / M.

Julia Kissina. Gallery Wigmore Fine Art. London. The Divine Hunt. Modern Art Museum. Frankfurt / M.

1997 Verena. Gallery Lotringerstrasse 13. Munich

Selected group exhibitions:

2018 Lazy Jeniuses. Art Factory Wiesenburg. Berlin

2017 Death in the Art.  Curator Heide Hatry and Maddy Rosenberg. Gallery Central Booking / LES. New York

2016 Bipolar. Gallery Uhrwerk. Berlin

2015 A Nightmare. Salon de Lirio. Velim / Salcette. India. Navigare nesses est. SchauFenster. Berlin. The Dark Stories. Sunaparanta - Goa Arts Center. India

2012 The Ghosts of Time. Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen. Gallery Pobeda. GUM. Moscow

2011 Miracle. Deichtorhallen. Hamburg Happy Childhood in Modern Photography. Kunsthalle Faust. Hanover. Art Menu. Academy of the Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart. Erica Mustermann Collection. Der Strich. Berlin

2010 The Fate of Irony. KAI10 | SPACE FOR ART. Dusseldorf

2009 Feedback 1989. Tirana. Albania. The Universe is Next Door. Art House Shopping. Portraits of young women. Gallery 18 m. Berlin. Measurements. Agatenburg Castle. Hamburg Grandma’s Jam (curator). Free Museum. Berlin

2008 Nest. Gallery 18m. Berlin. Pobeda Gallery on Paris-Photo (International Month of Photography in Paris). Obscurum per obscurius. Tallinn. Art Hall. Aquamediale. Lubben. Shifted identities. LI Space. Beijing, China

2007 Conversation with the Dadaist. Hugo Ball: fuga saeculi. Cabaret Voltaire. Zurich. The Conversation with the Spirit of J. Kjarval. Sequences Festival of Contemporary Art. Reykjavik. I believe. Vinzavod. Moscow. Performance in the framework of the exhibition Thinking Realism (in the program of the 2nd Moscow Biennale). Tretyakov Gallery. We are Paula. Artist House in Worpswede

2006 We Have no Problem. Backfabrik. Berlin. Happy Believers. Werkleitz Biennale. Halle

2005 Hope Stop as part of the First Moscow Biennale. Zverev center. Moscow

2004. First Food, Then Morality. Gallery in HGB. Leipzig

2003 Innocence and Experience. Gallery The Apartment. Athens

2002 Genetics and Vision. Biennale of Contemporary Art. Meran. Second Skin. Bellerive Museum. Zurich

2001 The Beast. Het Vaan Reekum Museum. Apeldoorn Holland. Desire. Ursula Blickle. Kreichtal Foundation for Contemporary Art (Ger. ). Desire. Museum of Modern Art in Bologna. ProductsKunstverein Heidelberg.

2000 Hair. Bellevue Museum. Zurich

1999 SurfFace. Gallery 5020 Salzburg. Bandits-Mages Film Festival. Bourget. France

1998 Photobiennale Moscow. Durch-Sichten. Exhibition Hall Art House in Munich.

1996 International Biennial Month of Photography, Paris


In 2019 for Boris Lurie Art Foundation, based in New York, she curated and supervised the exhibition Altered Man in Kiev State Gallery and in Odessa Art Museum, Ukraine.


Art-Awards and Scholarships:

2009 Art House Schoeppingen

2008 Gisela und Erwin von Steiner Stiftung

2007 Art House Worpswede

2001 DAAD, Zurich; Auszeichnung in Kunstverein Heidelberg competition Food

2000 Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung. Dresden Bank. Frankfurt/M

1998 Projektstipendium der Stadt Munich

1997 Projektstipendium der Prinzregent Luitpold Stiftung

Art Books:

Dead Artists Society. The Library of Moscow Conceptualism, Russia, 2011

Dead Artists Society. Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg, 2010

When Shadows Cast People, Peperoni Books, Berlin, 2010

Magazines and art catalogues:

Harper's Magazine, March 2011; The Fate of Irony.by Felix Zdeneck und Ludwig Seyfarth; ART UKRAINE6/19 2010; Toys, Exhibition catalogue, Revolver Verlag, 2000; Cover Image Kunsttermine.de, May/June 2000; European Photography  #84, 2009; Fotozeitschrift Foto Kvartals, Latvia, text by Matthias Harder, 2009; Fotozeitschrift Zoom, text by  Matthias Harder, 2009; Pie Bible, M+M, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg, 2008; Thinking Realism, Exhibition catalogue, Moscow, 2007; I Believe, Exhibition catalogue,, Moscow, 2007; Kunstforum International, #157/2001; Kunstforum International, #159/1, 2002; Cover Image Kunstforum International, #160 /2, 2002; Kunstforum International,  #203, 2010; Photography Now, Text by  Claudia Stein, 2003; Cover Image European Photography #64/65, 1998/99; Icons,  Exhibition catalogue, 1997; Hinter dem Spiegel, Exhibition Catalogue, text by Boris Groys, Institut für neue Barockforschung, 1994

European Photography
Vol. 64/65, 1998/1999
Kunstforum international  
Kunstforum international
Bd. 160/2002
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Revolver Verlag, 2000
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Peperoni Books, 2010
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Deutsch / Englisch
Verlag für moderne Kunst
Nürnberg 2010
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The Library of Moscow
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Museum für Moderne
Kunst FFM
DuMont, 2003
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6/19 2010  
Wunder: Ausstellung: Deichtorhallen Hamburg  
Deichtorhallen Hamburg 2011  
Zeitgespenster. Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Wienand Verlag  
Museum Morsbroich 2012  
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European Photography Vol. 84 2009  
* Fotozeitschrift Zoom, mit Beitr.
von Matthias Harder, 2009
* Fotozeitschrift Fotokvartals, mit Beitr.
von Matthias Harder, 2009
* Hinter dem Spiegel, mit Boris Groys,
Institut für neue Barockforschung 1994
* Icons, mit Beitr. von Ekaterina Degot,
Institut für neue Barockforschung 1997
* Denkende Realismus,
v. Ekaterina Degot, Moskau, 2007
* I belive. Ausstellungskatalog,
Vinzavod Moskau 2007
* Pie Bible. Herausgeber M+M,
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg 2008