Biography

Julian Charrière was born in 1987 in Morges, Switzerland. He lives and works in Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions

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2016
2015
2014
2013
  • On The Sidewalk, I Have Forgotten The Dinosauria, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin
2012
  • Non Sites Sight, Case Studio Vogt, Zurich
2011
  • Dominions, Program e.V, in collaboration with Andreas Greiner, Berlin
  • Horizons, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

2021
  • Prix Marcel Duchamp, Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • Hans-Purrmann-Preis, Kulturhof Flachsgasse, Speyer
  • How Will We Live Together?, The 17th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice
  • Guangzhou Image Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong Province
  • Im Wald, Kunsthaus Grenchen, Grenchen
  • Angespannte Zustände, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
2020
2019
  • Absolutely Tschudi, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • Water, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland
  • El cuarto mundo – 14 Bienal de Artes Mediales de Santiago, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago
  • Nowness Experiments: The Mesh, K11 Foundation, Shanghai
  • The Drowned World, The Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto
  • Modell-Naturen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
  • Modell-Naturen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Museum Haus Ludwig, Saarlouis
  • Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale that Society Has the Capacity to Destroy: Mare Nostrum, The Brooklyn Rail, Collateral Event at 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
  • Creatures – When Species Meet, CAC Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
  • Nature in Art, MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow
  • Elementarteile. 40 Jahre Kunst im Sprengel Museum, Sprengel Museum, Hanover
  • Futurs incertains, Musée d’art de Pully, Pully
  • Tomorrow is the Question, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
  • Memoria del sublime. Il paesaggio nel secolo XXI, Museo Villa dei Cedri, Bellinzona
  • Modell-Naturen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Kallmann-Museum Ismaning, Ismaning
  • La Fabrique du Vivant, Centre Pompidou, Paris
2018
  • Post-Nature—A Museum as an Ecosystem | 11th Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
  • Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination, Bildmuseet, Umeå
  • Wildnis, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
  • Zeitspuren - The Power of Now, Pasquart. Kunsthaus Centre D'Art, Bienne
  • Frankenstein’s Birthday Party, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
  • Parcours, Art Basel, Basel
  • Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More, The Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Riga
  • Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future, HENI Project Space, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Swiss Institute Presents: Objects in Mirror Might Be Closer Than They Appear, Anthology Film Archives, New York
  • There Will Come Soft Rains, Basis, Frankfurt
  • Artefact expo: This Rare Earth – Stories from Below, STUK, Leuven
  • Océans - Une vision du monde au rythme des vagues, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing Cedex
2017
2016
  • Nuit blanche, Villa Médicis, Rome
  • Zeitgeist – Arte Da Nova Berlim, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB), Rio de Janeiro
  • The End of the World, Centro per l'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
  • Expérience Pommery #13 - Gigantesque !, Domaine Pommery, Reims
  • La timidité des cimes, Le Parvis centre d’art contemporain, Tarbes
  • +ultra. gestaltung schafft wissen, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • The Edge of the Earth, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
  • The Forces Behind The Forms. Geological History, Matter and Process in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
  • Zeit verstreichen - Moment und Dauer in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
  • Deep Inside, 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow
  • You Are What You are, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome
  • Hybrid Modus. Hybrid Modus New positions in bio-, living- and digital sculpture, Skulptur Bredelar 2016, Bredelar Monastery, Bredelar
  • Interractions n°4, Les Abattoirs, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse
  • not really really, Frédéric de Goldschmidt Collection, Brussels
  • In Space No One Can Hear Your Laugh, Galleria Giovanni Bonelli, Milano
  • The Forces Behind The Forms. Geological History, Matter and Process in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Museen Haus Lange und Haus Esters, Krefeld
  • from science to fiction, florian christopher - Verein für Gegenwartskunst, c/o K3 project space, Zurich
  • No One Belongs Here More Than You, Despacio, Costa Rica
2015
  • 30 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • The Forces Behind The Forms. Geological History, Matter and Process in Contemporary Art, Galerie Taxispalais, Innsbruck
  • Stranger than Paradise, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf
  • Climats Artificiels, Espace Fondation EDF, Paris
  • Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
  • Kiefer Hablitzel Preis 2015, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
  • As revolucoes que nos inventaram, Oca - Parque do Ibirapuera, São Paolo
  • Swiss Art Awards / Kiefer-Hablitzel, Basel
  • Waterbound - Vom Leben mit dem Wasser, Neue Galerie Dachau, Dachau
  • The C Art Collection, Carnelutti Law Firm, Milan
  • Playing future, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
  • Destination Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • Systémique, CEAAC, Centre Européen d'Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg
  • Rare Earth, TBA21 | Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
  • The Future of Memory, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014
  • The Go Between: a selection of international emerging artists from the Ernesto Esposito Collection, Museo nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples
  • Kochi, -Muziris Biennale, Fort Kochi, Kerala
  • Métamorphisme, II, Musée d'art du Valais, Sion
  • Mira mira, Neue Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg
  • Festival of Future Nows, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
  • De Generation of Painting, Fondazione 107, Turin
  • Talent, 401 Contemporary, Berlin
  • One Place Next to Another, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • Le Triennale du Valais, Le Triennale du Valais
  • Devant, derrière, Trudelhaus Baden, Aargau
  • Treasures of Lima: A Buried Exhibition, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Academy, Isla del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Einblicke in der Sammlung Wemhöner, Osram-Höfe, Berlin
  • Jenseits der Ansichtskarte. Die Alpen in der Fotografie, Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz
  • The Figure in the Carpet, Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
2013
  • Come All Ye Faithful, Florian Christopher, Zurich
  • IBB Photography Award, IBB Atrium, Berlin
  • Jenseits der Ansichtskarte: Die Alpen in der Photographie, Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen
  • Das Numen - Momentum, DAZ, Deutsches Architektur Zentrum, Berlin
  • Let's Invent a Language to Narrate My Story, Dienstgebäude, Zurich
  • Des Présents Inachevés, Les Modules du Palais de Tokyo at 12th Art Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
  • move, – align – avid / Vom Schwarm als Prinzip and Phäenomen, Kunstverein Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
  • Das Numen Sonor, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
  • Public Abstraction Private Construction VI VII, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg
  • Accidental, Accomplishment, Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin
  • Rules of Attraction, insitu, Berlin
  • Ich bin dein Nachbar!, Bromer Art Collection, Roggwil
  • (N)on site, km temporaer, Berlin
  • Umfall am Mittelpunkt Deutschlands, Alexander Levy Galerie, Berlin
  • Junge Positionen: Kapitel II/Berlin, Galerie Rigassi, Bern
  • Lovin, ' it, Symbol and Contradiction, Bromer Art Collection, Roggwil
  • New Works, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin
  • Winner Regina Pistor Price, Universität der Künste, Berlin
2012
  • Adytron, I, Barcelona
  • Grosses, Feld, Institut für Raumexperimente, Jan Meda, Addis Ababa
  • Addis Fotofest, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Color, Upon Paper Space, Berlin
  • Common Ground, 13th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, a collaboration with Julius von Bismarck, supported by Vogt Landscape Architects Ltd., Venice
  • Heiliges Leben, UDK, Berlin
  • Life Clock, Den Frie, Center for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
  • Swiss Art Award, Basel
  • The World is Not Fair, Die Grosse Weltausstellung, Tempelhof, Berlin
  • Junge, Positionen : Kapitel II/ Berlin, Galerie Rigassi, Bern
  • Glasauge, Group Show – Class Olafur Eliasson, Berlin
  • Adytron, I, Barcelona
  • Non Sites Sight, Case Studio, Vogt, Zurich
2011
  • Your, Body of Work, Goethe Institut, São Paulo
  • Das Numen Transformation, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
  • Fragments of an Unknown City, Krasnoe Znamya (Red Banner Factory), Saint Petersburg
  • Berlin 2000- - Playing among the Ruins, MOT, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
  • Ideas, are Motion, Multimedijalmi Institut – MAMA, Zagreb
  • Abstract Pocket Collection, Espace Abstract, Lausanne
  • Über Lebens Kunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
  • Mapping Everything, Universität der Künste, Berlin
  • Ausstellung im Kunsthof, Kunsthof, Zurich
  • Art & Architecture, Espace Culturel Assens, Assens
  • Le Grand Final, Kunstandt Reinickendorf, Galerie Atelier-Ollermann, Berlin
  • Day Light, 401 Contemporary, Berlin
  • 100° Festival, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
  • Without Destination, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik
2010
  • Artpoint, Donetsk
  • Tangente, La Placette, Lausanne
  • Auflösung, die letzten Grenzen Fallen, Fabian Knecht, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
  • Geist, III, unknown place in Berlin
  • Rahmenprogramm, Grosse Hamburger Strasse, Berlin
  • Let's, Start to Implement Little Eerrors, Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin
  • Théorie des modèles-Art & Science: trop simple, trop complexe, Espace d'exposition de la Head, Genève
  • Das Numen, HBC, Berlin
2009
  • Neutrino/ en hommage à mon ami Thomas Baumgartner, HBC, Berlin
  • Geist II, Friedrichstrasse, 112B, Berlin
2008
  • Géometria, physiké, Galerie-Atelier Oellermann, Berlin-Reinickendorf
  • Das Schilff, Joanna Render Galerie, Berlin Mitte

Bibliography

2021
  • Gunnar Lützwo: Wanderer zwischen den Welten, mare - Die Zeitschrift der Meere, February
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2016
  • Laura Cumming: I maybe some time..., The Observer, April
  • Penny Victoria Rafferty: Fossilising the Future, Sleek, April
  • Robin Scher: What sustains this digital world?: Julian Charrière on his man-made rocks at the Armory Show, Artnews, April
  • Mizota Mizota: Review Artists turn L.A. gallery into a museum of nuclear dystopia, Los Angeles Times, April
  • Priscilla Gomez: 40 rutas para explorar el arte conceptual, La Nación, March
  • Garde Ruth: Smart art that will make you reconsider your smartphone, Apollo The International Art Magazine, March
  • Thomas van Loocke: A Review of Julian CHARRIÈRE's Show, 'For They That Sow the Wind', and an Interview with the Artist, Artdependence Magazine, March
  • Molly Gottschalk: 10 Emerging Artists to Watch at The Armory Show, Artsy, March
  • Emily Steer: Julian Charrière : Interview, Elephant Magazine
  • Alice Montanini: Julian CHARRIÈRE: For They That Sow the Wind, CuratingTheContemporary, February
  • Ali Morris: Outsider art: Julian Charrière brings his globe-trotting artworks to London, Wallpaper, January
  • Laura Cumming: Julian Charrière: For They That Sow the Wind review – bracing and beautiful, The Guardian, January
  • Ed Paginton: Julian CHARRIÈRE, Modern Weekly
2015
  • Julian Charrière: For They That Sow The Wind at Parasol Unit, London, Aesthetica, December
  • 16 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2016, Artsy, December
  • L’art à l’heure de la COP 21, Le Républiquie de l'art, December
  • Julian Charrière: For They That Sow the Wind, FTWeekend, December
  • Laura Cumming: I may be some time, The Observer, December
  • Elisabeth Chardon: Une image altérée par les rayonnements nucléaires des essais militaires soviétiques, Le Temps, October
  • Benoit Guillaume: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog — Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Slash.fr, October
  • Isabelle Spicer: ABC rentre dans le rang, Le Journal des Arts, October
  • Sleek Magazine Spring 2015
  • Roxana Azimi: Julian Charrière est au cœur de cette question centrale pour le présent et le futur de l’humanité : l’Anthropocène
  • Anna Sansom: Julian Charrière – Polygon, Damn, May
  • Le prix Meurice pour l'art contemporain dévoile sa shortlist, Le Quotidien de l'art, May
  • Pascal Bernard: Julian Charrière : passé, présent, futur Paricultures, May
  • Katharina Schendl: Jardín energético Harper's Bazaar Art Latin America, May
  • Jean-Max Colard: Lee Bul et Julian Charrière : apocalypses now, Les Inrocks, April
  • Frédéric Bonnet: Les Traces laissées sont des ponts entre le passé et le futur, Le Journal des Arts, April
  • Interview Magazine Februar 2015
  • Jean-Max Colard: Terminus radieux, Les Inrockuptibles, April
  • Monopol Englisch Februar 2015
  • Monopol Februar 2015
  • Eva Scherly: The wonderful world of Julian Charrière, Wall Street International, January
  • Monopol Januar 2015
2014
  • Kunstforum November 2014
  • Elisabeth Chardon: Prix culturels manor Vaud et Genève 2014, un millésime à apprécier, Le Temps, November
  • Silke Hohmann: Eliassons Erben, Monopol, November
  • Le Temps Oktober 2014
  • Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis: Julian Charrière, über sein, Weltkunst, August
  • Elisabeth Thomas: Finding the missing link, Deccan Chronicle, July
  • Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel: Nous sommes tous des astronautes, Le Phare No.16
  • David Khalat: Julian Charrière, Quottom Magazine, April
  • Valérie De Maulmin: Julian Charrière, I'esprit et la matière, Connaissance des arts, February
2012

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