born in 1987 in Morges, Switzerland

lives and works in Berlin, Germany


2011-13 Institut für Raumexperimente, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Olafur Eliasson in collaboration with Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)

2007 Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Christiane Möbus

2006 ECAV, Ecole cantonale d‘art du Valais, Switzerland
Prof. Valentin Carron

Solo Exhibitions

  • Artist Talk | Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
  • Capítulo V: Heat | Earth Listens When You Speak, LagoAlgo, Mexico City
  • Julian Charrière: Buried Sunshine, Sean Kelly Gallery, Los Angeles
  • On The Sidewalk, I Have Forgotten The Dinosauria, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin
  • Non Sites Sight, Case Studio Vogt, Zurich
  • Dominions, Program e.V, in collaboration with Andreas Greiner, Berlin
  • Horizons, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

  • The Wood for the Trees, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
  • Poetics of Encryption, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • NGV Triennial 2023, NGV International, Melbourne
  • Light Is Therefore Colour, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • Caspar David Friedrich. Kunst für eine neue Zeit, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
  • Melting Point: Art at COP28, Warehouse 50, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
  • The Bright Side of the Desert Moon, Noor Riyadh Festival, Riyadh City
  • Elemental Constellations, Macalline Center of Art, Beijing
  • Histoire des Pierres, Villa Médicis, Rome
  • In the Garden, MARCO - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey
  • Our Ecology: Toward a Planetary Living, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Image Ecology, C/O Berlin, Berlin
  • Biennale son 2023, Biennale son, Valais
  • If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate Change, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
  • FIAF – Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF Manhatten, New York
  • Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF Gallery, New York
  • (re) (02) – Beyond Water, Biennial Geneva 2023, Geneva
  • 1,5 Degrees - Interdependencies between Life, the Cosmos, and Technology, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
  • Parcours, Art Basel | Art Parcours
  • When Platitudes Become Form. Julius von Bismarck, Berlinische Galerie. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Berlin
  • 8. International Wildland Fire Conference, Alfandega do Porto, Porto
  • a(r)rival, sculplobe
  • Towards No Earthly Pole - Perceptions on climate change from the Alps to Greenland, Katuaq, Lillesal, Nuuk
  • Rooms of Resonance, Cloud Seven, Brussels
  • Boil, Toil + Trouble, Art in Common, Chicago
  • The Liberation of Form. Barbara Hepworth - A Master of Abstraction in the Mirror of Modernism, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
  • Transformations, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf
  • Print is a Battlefield, Villa dei Cedri, Bellinzona
  • Collection Presentation, Kunsthaus Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich - Chipperfield Building, Zurich
  • Boil, Toil + Trouble, Art in Common, Chicago
  • Beyond a Certain Point There is No Return, Space for contemporary art and culture, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Prima Materia: The Periodic Table in Contemporary Art, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, USA
  • Of Their Time (7) – A Look at Private Collections, Frac Grand Large — Hauts-de-France, Dunkerque
  • Julian Charriere & Katie Paterson. Vertigo, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • Ensemble au château!, Le château de Nyon & Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Nyon
  • Jetzt oder nie – 50 Jahre Sammlung LBBW, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • WIDE OPEN. INS OFFENE - Zeitgenössische Fotografie & Skulptur aus Glas, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich
  • Inaspettatamente, Frédéric de Goldschmidt Collection, Brussels
  • New-to-Nature, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM at Frieze Cork Street No. 9, London
  • Earth Beats. Naturbild im Wandel, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
  • Schwarzes Licht, Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
  • Prix Marcel Duchamp 2021, Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • Earth Beats. Naturbild im Wandel, Kunsthaus Zürich, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
  • Drive In ‘21, ZiMMT, Leipzig
  • Hans-Purrmann-Preis, Kulturhof Flachsgasse, Speyer
  • Unique et multiple. Neuere Werke aus der Kunstsammlung der BCV, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
  • Biocenosis - Art of Change 21, Parc Chanot, Marseille
  • Come Together, Locarno Film Festival, La Rotonda, Locarno
  • Inventing Nature. Pflanzen in der Kunst, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
  • (re), Kurt-Kurt, Berlin
  • On Display V, Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf
  • Schweizer Skulptur nach 1945, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
  • EVENT TREE ANALYSIS, Spiegelarche, Rastenberg-Roldisleben
  • Scratching the Surface, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  • PLANET LOVE. Climate Care - Reimagining Shared Planetary Futures, Vienna Biennial
  • How Will We Live Together?, The 17th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice
  • Tonlagen., Hellerau - Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden, Dresden
  • Guangzhou Image Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong Province
  • Im Wald, Kunsthaus Grenchen, Grenchen
  • Angespannte Zustände, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Of Roots and Clouds, Sapporo International Art Festival, Sapporo
  • 2020 YEAR OF THE RAT, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin
  • Bon Voyage! Reisen in der Kunst der Gegenwart, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
  • Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
  • Tiger in Space, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
  • Studio Berlin, Berghain, Berlin
  • in the ever-changing world in which we live..., The Storefront Gallery Bellport, New York City
  • Global Media Forum 2020: Pluralism. Populism. Journalism., World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), Bonn
  • Critical Zones - Observatories for Earthly Politics, ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
  • (Un)endliche Ressourcen, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
  • La collection, Musée des Beaux-Arts Lausanne, Lausanne
  • Modell-Naturen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Berlin
  • 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
  • Gaïa, que deviens-tu?, Maison Guerlain, Maison Guerlain, Paris
  • The Drowned World, The Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto
  • Modell-Naturen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
  • Undocumented, PS120 / Berlin, Berlin
  • 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
  • Art Basel ‘With or Without People’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paradise, Wesport Arts Center
  • Zeitspuren - The Power of Now, Pasquart. Kunsthaus Centre D'Art, Bienne
  • REFLECTION about about REFLECTION, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
  • 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
  • Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future, Concrete, Dubai
  • Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future, Hayward Gallery’s HENI Project Space
  • 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
  • Beobachtung, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin
  • Apocalypse – End Without End, Naturhistorisches Museum, Bern
  • Festival of Future Nows, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  • Paysage Anthropique, Parc Saint-Léger - Centre d’art contemporain, Parc Saint-Léger - Centre d’art contemporain, Pougue-les-Eaux
  • Le Rêve des Formes, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  • PRODUKTION. made in germany drei, Sprengel Museum, Hanover
  • Tidalectics, TBA21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
  • De Nature en Sculpture, Villa Datris, Fondation pour la sculpture contemporaine, L’Isle sur la Sorgue
  • Viva Arte Viva, 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice
  • Crowd workers, immortalité et post-photographie, Journées photographiques de Bienne, Bienne
  • Notes On Our Equilibrium, CAB Art Center, Brussels
  • Metamorfosi. Uno sguardo alla scultura contemporanea, Museo d’arte, Mendrisio
  • Biotopia, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz
  • The 1st Antarctic Biennale, Antartic
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neutrino/ en hommage à mon ami Thomas Baumgartner, HBC, Berlin
  • Geist II, Friedrichstrasse, 112B, Berlin
  • Géometria, physiké, Galerie-Atelier Oellermann, Berlin-Reinickendorf
  • Das Schilff, Joanna Render Galerie, Berlin Mitte


  • 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
  • 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,, 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
  • 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

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