15.5.19 / 14.00 Uhr
Transmediale Kunst / Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Wien / EG / Hofatelier / Studio 1
Julius von Bismarck’s artistic practice can take on various forms – from installations to happenings, from sculpture to Land Art. It is defined by an in-depth and complex exploration of the phenomena of perception, or the representation and reconstruction of reality.
Julius von Bismarck was born in 1983 in Breisach am Rhein (Germany), he currently lives in Berlin. He is a graduate of the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK) and the Institute for Spatial Experiments funded by Olafur Eliasson, who was his teacher until his Master’s degree in 2013.
Associating visual arts to other fields of research and experimentation, such as physical and social sciences, the artist has had numerous of solo shows, including the Palais de Tokyo Paris (2019), Kunstpalais Erlangen (2018), the Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg (2017), the Kunstverein Göttingen (2015). He has also taken part in international group exhibitions, among which “Power to the People” (Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfort, 2018), the 1st Antarctic Biennale (2017), “The End of the World” (Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, 2016), or “Fire and Forget” (KW, Berlin, 2015). He was the winner of the Ars Electronica award in 2008 for his project “Image Fulgurator”, while in 2012 he was the first artist in residency at the CERN, or the “European Organization for Nuclear Research”. Julius von Bismarck is represented by the galleries Sies + Höke (Düsseldorf), Alexander Levy (Berlin) and Marlborough Contemporary (London / New York).